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Training & News

Do you hibernate during the warmer months?

Here are some useful thoughts about the athletic off season, delivered for the northern hemisphere winter which coincides sweetly with our summer off season here in north Queensland. Do you take a break, remain indoors but continue training, or is your off season really your pre-season for...

Vegemite to the rescue?

or Is Vegemite the new super food? Ross Johnston   A preliminary study on recovery of competitors after completing the Western States 100 mile (161 km) run (Hoffman et al. 2017) provides some interesting ideas about how diet, specifically riboflavin (vitamin B2), affects post-race recovery. To keep it simple,...

Stability issues resolved for paddlers

Stability issues resolved for paddlers  or please help me stay on top of my ski! Previously we posted some valuable paddling tips from four time world surfski champion Dawid Mocke (https://adventurethon.com.au/paddling-tips-from-a-surfski-guru/) and here we follow those with his SINGLE MOST USEFUL SKI PADDLING TIP. If you want...

Advanced techniques for the trails

Here's a great skills video for the more advanced rider. This video takes trials skills across to mountain bikes to improve your trails riding. Beginners will appreciate the skills demonstrated here and have something to aim for as their skill level improves, and they might...

5 Skills every mountain biker should have

Another really instructive video from Global Mountain Bike Network. These guys do some fantastic training videos and we thank them for publishing them so you can improve your skills. This is a good video for the beginners and a simple refresher for the more advanced rider....

Rudder me this…

With the Birth of the Demolish event in the Clarence Valley,  NSW and the introduction of some easy rapids on the paddle stage at Clarence river rush, we have been inundated by surf ski paddlers who are itching to give it a go but want...

Me, Join a Team, Why?

Me, Join a Team, Why? Ross Johnston Evidence that sport has overwhelmingly positive benefits in the prevention of premature death and chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, hypertension, obesity, depression and osteoporosis is overwhelming (Warburton et al. 2006). Moreover, participation in sport provides emotional, physical,...

BIG NEWS! We've joined forces!

Adventurethon Demolish 3 stage race & Grafton Cycle Club join forces to create the ultimate G-Bomb + Demolish festival set to be an explosive weekend of outdoor activities to choose from, we are both very excited about providing a variety of ways of showing off...

Why have age categories in our events?

Fair question, and a really easy answer; to spread the spoils among more competitors. From a personal perspective as a "senior" (read well past my prime) competitor, age categories allow me to compete against similar aged athletes. Call us masters, grand masters, over 40's whatever you like,...