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The Secret Beginner - episode 2

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The Secret Beginner - episode 2

My tyre immediately locked up and skidded down the last of the tree roots and rocks. My weight transferred forwards and my back tyre flew off the ground. Fortunately I released the brake reasonably quickly and landed safely. I had survived my first accidental nose wheelie!!

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The Secret Beginner - episode 1

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The Secret Beginner - episode 1

I have a dream! I'm not the first and I won't be the last, but I have one! I'm only new to the sport of Mountain Biking, but I want to race. Not only do I want to race, but I want to do jumps! I want to whizz down the hill and fly through the air! Impossible dream? Nothing is impossible. Lofty dream? Yes. Likely to land me in the hospital at some point along the way? Possibly...

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Why Loving Yourself is Just as Important This Valentine's Season

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Why Loving Yourself is Just as Important This Valentine's Season

In the spirit of the season, we thought it was time to talk about self-love and the best way for you to go from ‘zero to hero’ in your own eyes. (We already know you’re a hero, but it’s time for you to believe it too). As women, we’re pulled this way and that with competing priorities. And unfortunately, we often lose ourselves in the process. When we’ve been this way for a long time, the only thing that works to bring us back is a hard reset. Now, if we mention the word GOALS – does that make your...

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Being an Athlete

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Being an Athlete

Live the life Love the life It is a incredible journey of discovery It changes your life Follow your dreams Live those dreams everyday Go every day with an open mind Go with an open mind Take the bad with the good for it will you stronger Push yourself everyday Don't be afraid to fail Be afraid not try Surround yourself with positive People who push you up Be the best you. you can be Be brave Be humble Face your weakness For it will only make you stronger Believe in yourself Stay focused Stay Strong There will always be...

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Outside the Thinking Zone

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Outside the Thinking Zone

Recovery week in my monthly training I have a prescribed day off the bike. Damn. If I can’t ride, why not climb a tree? I’m standing on a ledge 15m high harnessed into a rope challenge course. I shout out to my teen daughter, already scrambled across the swinging rope wall, “I’m flipping out.” She yells, “just start, if you fall the harness will catch you.” Yeah great. I step out with a shaking body that doesn’t sync well with the swaying. She yells an after-thought, “Mum you’re only scared because you’re thinking about this too much.” Boom. I almost...

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