So here we go … My first post as a Team TBB member . Yep , a newbie . So new I haven’t even met the Doc in person yet ( he arrives this arvo ) However I do already know a fair few of my teammates so I don’t feel to out of sorts and I’m looking forward to meeting some of the others when they arrive in Krabi .
I’m not normally the ‘blogging type ‘. Well ,actually maybe I should say I’m not really the ” blogging about training ” type . I guess I’m a little like Jodie in the sense that if I don’t have to think or talk Tri I won’t . Anyway I’ll try hard to make my blogs as non boring as possible !
So a little about the last few months and what has lead me to where I am right now , here in Krabi , Thailand . About 6 weeks ago I was confirmed my spot in Team TBB and ready to start a new phase in my career . I’ve been coming back slowly from a hip op I had late October . I followed the Doc’s orders , stayed in my home town of Brisbane and have slowly been building back up to some kind of fitness . I traveled from Aus a few days ago with a stop in Singapore to Team TBB headquarters to meet up with Alex and the team management & pick up my new bike beautiful Cervelo S3 ! ( I’m yet to name it ,weird I know but I like to name my bikes ) A big thanks to Azmil our bike mechanic for building it all through the night for it to be ready for me .
It was then on Krabi the next day . I have to say I was pleasantly surprised with Tiger airlines ! No charges , nice plane , just no fuss ! Unlike Qantas ! Anyway , Xena , Dave & I arrived yesterday arvo . I’ve never been to Thailand before . I’ve had many friends and family who have holidayed here . But I’m not here for a holiday . Far from that . I don’t even think that we are close to the beach really . Perfect training environment I suppose . A bit dirty but all liveable . If I look outside my window I can see elephants , cats , dogs , cows , crazy people on scooters . A very different experience and one I’m very grateful for .
I’m here for 5 or so weeks and I’m looking forward to training under the Doc and with some great athletes . I’m sure I am going to learn a lot !
Until my next blog …