Carolyn Arthur

Triathlons are a passion and obsession. For Carolyn Arthur it got to the point where nothing else mattered.

"Everything else came second to tri – my friends, my family, my health and my finances," she said.

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Pip Candrick

It was on her wedding anniversary in 2011, Pip Candrick had her second MRI in as many years trying to determine the cause of her persistent headaches and seemingly increasing forgetfulness.  The scan ultimately gave her the shocking answer – a low grade glioma on the frontal right lobe of her brain.

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Alistair Harsant

We all get into Triathlons for different reasons.  For Alistair Harsant there were two reasons. One, to get over his fear of the ocean and the other to control his chronic asthma.

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Terry Kennedy

When you think about people having strokes, you don’t ordinarily associate them with a 33 year old man in the prime of his life.  But this is what happened to Terry Kennedy.

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Grant Patterson

It’s hard not to notice Grant Patterson scooting past you. His wheels are his trademark - hence his nickname ‘Scooter’. He might have a rare form of dwarfism but he has a big adventurous gutsy heart.

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Jess Siegle

Since early childhood, Jess Siegle has been plagued by a multitude of mental health issues.  It is only art, gardening and running that give her reprieve from her own mind. 

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Joe Ward

Running 1000km in 12 days without speaking sounds impossible, but Joe Ward accomplished this in record time all for the well being of the Australian bloke.

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Tonia Wood

When Tonia Wood is slogging it out on the triathlon course she has many reasons to keep going. 

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Olly Woolrych

Running 5 marathons a week for 6 months through Central America sounds like hardwork! But for Olly Woolrych, it was an irresistible urge finally satiated after 2 years of dreaming and planning.

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