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The Endless Summer

Posted by william newbery on Tuesday, November 20, 2018,



I remember when I was a few years younger watching The Endless Summer 2 - a modern version of the surfing movie The Endless Summer. I hadn't watched the original and back in those days it was hard to get a copy of the original. Eventually I did and what I saw was mind blowing. Two young Americans travelling to hard to reach (in those days) places such as Tahiti, Senegal, Nigeria and South Africa. Their goal was to surf new spots and introduce locals to the sport. It was fascinating. Imagine t...
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Version 2.0

Posted by william newbery on Tuesday, November 13, 2018,
I will admit it - I have let this side of my life go a bit. 

I have built a training philosophy around consistency and progression and I have let the little insights into my world slip. 

I started triathlon as an average athlete - way before the days of social media. At the time I craved success and wrote about training sessions, race reports and was pretty open. Then I hit the wilderness period and decided to block everyone out. There were reasons for this - good reasons I thought. I guess I h...
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Oh The Places You'll Go - The Triathlete's Poem

Posted by william newbery on Tuesday, June 13, 2017,
Quite a few years ago, at some significant point in my life as a child, my mum gave me a Dr Seuss book called Oh The Places You'll Go. Being the kind of boy I was I probably said thank you and never actually read it in depth. But recently it has come back in to my mind - like the "One Ring" in the Lord of the Rings, I didn't know what the book was about but it's importance has become apparent.

As an athlete/coach I have been to great places, I have shared the best moments of people's lives (an...
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