Mandurah Tri-athlon March 11th 2012 Our newest friend and triathlete, Josh, picked us up at 6:30am to drive to Mandurah for a mini tri-athlon. Swim 150 meters Bike 8 Km Run 2km NEXT, go jump in the ocean again and repeat all three events.
Easy and fun - even I can do this. First, the men all jumped in and made a wave, and then the women followed. On the first swim, all swimmers were close together so our group splash was sufficie ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Mandurah Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
As middle-aged travelers and tri-athletes we made a point to connect with tri-clubs in Western Australia who warmly welcomed us to local events. We are travelers who prefer to visit with locals rather than local attractions. Our choice is to stay in small towns and rural communities, and regional parks. We are not yet in our "empty-nest stage" but are thankful this window of opportunity opened up for us to visit Australia.
We are from Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, (45kms east of Vancouver, Canada)
Port Coquitlam is the home town of Terry Fox, the heroic young man who ran half-way acro... full info