Personal PURE combination:
Job: CO-Owner TriathleSA Magazine
Base camp: Pretoria East /HPC Tukkies
Coach: Emma Swannick
Mentors/consults with: Fellow athletes / Riaana De Lange
Years in sport: 16years
Strongest discipline: Run
Greatest achievement: Representing National Team / Mr South Africa 1999
Pre competition meal: Healthy bowl of Pronutro (chocolate)
Favourite training tools: My bike and trusty pair of running shoes
Other interests: Cultural (theatre), reading novels, Nature (anywhere in the bushveld), Scuba Diving, family
Personal motto: Pain is my friend – I love Pain
Favourite quotes: No singular quote but rather – believe in you!
Favourite movie: Any war story or medieval plot (great fan of TCM…the scripts are believable and they don’t need special effects
Favourite training place: Hard to say – Lydenburg (MPUMALANGA area. Great hills and no traffic
Favourite training set: 16km run followed by 3km swim set
Favourite competition venue: Lange Baan (Western Cape) …beautiful area… (Van der Bijl –Vaal River) I always perform well there.
Favourite competition: Ultra Triathlon – 3.2km swim-120km bike-32km run
Favourite food: Pizza and anything which I did not have to cook!!
What I can’t go a day without: The special people in my life, Training and my heart rate monitor.