ATHLETE OF THE MONTH – DECEMBER 2018

 

 aAOTM AliciaNewman

Congratulations to Alicia Newman on being selected RDTT’s Athlete of the Month for December 2018!

Alicia wins the award for placing 7th at Taupo 70.3 and qualifying for Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Nice.

A big thank you to our sponsors
the Brow Bar, Shoes Feet Gear, No More Knots and Endura for donating this month’s prizes..

 

 

1.           Red Dog AOTM, how do you feel about that?

I can’t believe Jacque beat me to the prize.

2.            What attracted you to the club?

Brett Sweeney's badgering for many years!

3.            How much training do you do at the moment?

Nothing - just had my Xmas holiday attempting to ski for the first time!!! Looking forward to getting back into it.

4.            Least favourite session and why?

The easy ones !!!

5.            If you had one wish, what would it be?

Continue my undefeated run of victories over Jacque G

6.            Favourite motivational quote?

 "Move you lazy log" as said by my Dad as a 10yo hockey player

7.            The one bit of advice I’d give to a newbie is …

Don't give up, and make as many friends as you can - it makes training fun.

8.            My next race is …

Bribie Tri - a personal favourite

9.           I couldn’t do without …

My husband who continues to support me (and keep my bike functioning) and my training buddies

10.         My hidden talent is...

Yet to be found

11.         I'd like to learn to...

Sing and dance

12.        What do you do outside of triathlons?

 Spend time with family and friends

 

A list of all AOTM recipients can be found here

ATHLETE OF THE MONTH – NOVEMBER 2018

 

 aAOTM JeanineMitchell

Congratulations to Jeanine Mitchell on being selected RDTT’s Athlete of the Month for November 2018!

Jeanine wins the award for winning her age group at the Challenge Family Asia Pacific 70.3 Championship in Taiwan.

A big thank you to our sponsors
the Brow BarAvantiPlus The ValleyMizuno and RHP Physiotherapy for donating this month’s prizes..

 

 

1.           Red Dog AOTM, how do you feel about that?

Surprised! Never thought I would receive an "accolade"!

2.        What attracted you to the club?

Originally I belonged to the Vipers but after moving across to Red Dog, I have really enjoyed the camaraderie and new found friendships... and secretly I've always loved the look of the Red Dog Kit :0P

3.        How much training do you do at the moment?

Currently up to 14.5 hours per week.

4.        Least favourite session and why?

Long lonely bike rides leading up to an Ironman. 

5.        If you had one wish, what would it be?

That Rob would let me spend more money on sports gear, new bikes, helmets etc etc... and world peace.

6.        Favourite motivational quote?

Do your best.

7.        The one bit of advice I’d give to a newbie is…start slowly, stick at it and most importantly have fun.

8.        My next race is… Raby Bay Rumble this weekend and then IMNZ next March.

9.        I couldn’t do what I do without… my training buddies.

10.      What do you do outside of triathlons?

Spend quality time with my family.

11.      What’s your one guilty pleasure?

Coffee, chocolate, Coronas and champagne (the reason why I do triathlon - so I can have more than one)!

 

A list of all AOTM recipients can be found here

 

 

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