ATHLETE OF THE MONTH – JUNE 2020

 

 

Congratulations to Morgan on being selected as Red Dog’s Athlete of the Month July 2020 
 
Morgan win this months award for her commitment to training and the positive attitude she brings to the club. Well done!
 
A big thank you to our sponsors for donating this month’s prizes.
 
 
 1. Red Dog AOTM, how do you feel about that?
Pretty excited, wasn’t expecting it!

2. What attracted you to the club?
Who could turn down the opportunity to hang out with trent! But seriously I’ve trained with Trent swimming since I was 12 and after I quit I get like I was missing both the competitive and social aspect of sport and sent him a message!

3. How much training do you do at the moment?
6-7 sessions a week

4. What’s your favourite RDTT session and why?
I used to love Thursday bricks at Milton as it was something I found really challenging to do myself and Cath always kept the sessions interesting snd different! Also being on the windtrainer you got the chance to have a chat and catch up. Plus there was coffee after
5. If you had one wish, what would it be?
To have unlimited wishes?
Hmm I often say I wish I didn’t need sleep

6. Favourite motivational quote?
The secret of getting ahead is getting started

7. The one bit of advice I’d give to a newbie is…
It gets easier trust me and don’t be afraid to ask lots of questions


8. I couldn’t do what I do without…
My dog 🐶

9. What do you do outside of triathlons?
I help cancer patients exercise throughout their treatment and I have just started painting

10. What’s your one guilty pleasure?
Going to bed a 7pm or eating a block of chocolate in one sitting
 



A list of all AOTM recipients can be found here

ATHLETE OF THE MONTH – MAY 2020


 

 

 

Congratulations to Reeny Jurczyszyn on being selected as Red Dog’s Athlete of the Month May 2020 
 
Reeny wins this months award for her knocking out 3.8km swim, 180km ride and 42.2km run over the RDTT Long Course Weekend. Well done!
 
A big thank you to our sponsors for donating this month’s prizes.

 

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

Wow but grateful to have come this far with supports. 
 

  1. What attracted you to the club?

I had known Ange Clarke for years and thought time to join up and see what this Redogs are all about.. 

                                                                                                                                                                                 

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

Variable with no program .. marathon running is in my blood and I love the feeling of running that 42 .. most weeks ..

 

  1. What was the most challenging part of the RDTT Long Course Weekend?

Challenging.. the prep was done but a small stack on the bike and remembering I was doing it for my late sister who passed in March .. we all do this for reasons and it’s keeping that reason at the forefront when you come up challenged.. 

 

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

Being ageless and eternally fit .. & oh to love that program feeling one day with Coach Cath and Trent watching over ! 

 

  1. Favourite motivational quote? 

Every childhood  lasts a lifetime ...triathlons will be there still well after your son is an adult .  Keep it in Balance . Sister. 

  

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

Newbies.. everyday of training is experience & don’t be afraid to ask questions.. and don’t fly down on bike on hills until confident

 

  1. Which two people would you invite to dinner during lockdown and why?

Emma Snowsill to hear how she did it and Renee Brown to hear that saying show up

 

  1. I couldn’t do what I do without…

I couldn’t do without my son.. who is better than me at the next question..  And oh my training pals Jeanine and Rob , Dirk , Sweeney , Lara , Lisa and Ange , & .. Mark who keep it real . 

 

  1. What do you do outside of triathlons?

Taekwondo , Implementing my PhD findings in child protection in a career I love  

 

  1. What’s your one guilty pleasure?

enjoying a merlot & chocolate . not at the same time. 

 

 

  1. After this COVID-19 pandemic blows over, I am most looking forward to….

Training routine and program for IM to pass the 16 week mark for 2021 .. crossing that PM finish line . 



A list of all AOTM recipients can be found here