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Mountain Bike Riding – Oaks Fire Trail

Posted on Feb 28, 2016 in Mountain Biking, Routes, Training

The Oaks Fire Trail is a great mountain biking track. It’s about 28km in distance in a single direction and is usually done from Woodford to Glenbrook. This article contains information about the track, along with photos and maps of the route.

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Hiking Waterfall to Heathcote via Bullawarring Track

Posted on Aug 22, 2015 in Hiking, News, Training

Did a training hike from Waterfall to Heathcote with all the gear which we are planning on taking to Nepal. Also tested out the new Suunto watch and the solar charger.

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Coastal Walk from Bundeena to Otford

Posted on Aug 16, 2015 in Hiking, Training

Last weekend as part of training for our upcoming trip to Nepal, we (Kelly, Graham, Jack and I) did the coastal walk from Bundeena to Otford. I’ve done the hike multiple times and in both directions; also having once did it as a two day hike. The hike follows the coast for the most part and the views it offers are amazing! I’m always in awe of the view and the sheer cliff walls and can’t believe how close such an amazing hike is to Sydney.

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Congratulations to the New Divemasters!

Posted on Aug 12, 2015 in News, Wollongong

Congratulations to the three new dive masters, Scott, Darren and Brian who completed their final dives of their divemaster course last weekend at Kiama.

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First Hike from Heathcote to Waterfall

Posted on May 9, 2015 in Hiking, Training

Did our first hike from Heathcote to Waterfall. We decided to do it in the opposite direction as what the hiking guide book suggested and ended up doing the wrong route. Still a good hike and it gives us another reason to go back and do another hiking trip there.

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Wollongong Underwater Hockey 4s Comp 2015

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 in Events, Featured, Videos, Wollongong

The 2015 Wollongong Underwater Hockey 4s Competition took place on 18th April 2015 and it was a roaring success. With over 60 players (from different states and countries) and 13 teams there was plenty of quick fast underwater action happening. Read more about the event, watch the video and check out the photos.

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Should I be a PADI Rescue Diver

Posted on Feb 22, 2015 in Articles, News

Should you become a Rescue Diver? Over the weekend when I was at the harbour, the seas picked up considerably when we finished the dive and there were huge waves crashing over the breakwater. The conditions changed dramatically compared to when we first went into the water. It made me realise the benefits of the rescue diver program and how it make divers more confident and prepared and I would recommend the course to everyone to further improve their diving skills.

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Cooks River Bike Track from Tempe to Strathfield

Posted on Jan 31, 2015 in Routes

Map of the Cooks River bike track from Tempe to Strathfield with the kilometers marked out. Also there’s some hazards worth taking note off on the bike track.

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Hiking Mount Solitary

Posted on Oct 11, 2014 in Hiking

We decided to spend the October long weekend doing the Mount Solitary...

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Spartan Race Sydney – Free and 10% Discount Tickets

Posted on Sep 21, 2014 in Adventure Race, Events

Have you signed up for the2014 Spartan Race in Sydney yet? I have two free tickets on offer for first two Wollongong Fitness readers who contact me. Also there is a 10% off discount code exclusively for Wollongong Fitness readers, which can be used for Kids Race, Sprint & Super!

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