Wollongong Underwater Hockey 4s Comp 2015

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.

Wreck Diving at Truk Lagoon

Did a dive trip to Truk Lagoon which is considered to be the diving capital of the world. With over 60 vessels sunken there, always 26.6 degree Celsius water and often calm waters we could easily see why this is one of the best wreck diving locations in the world!

Macquaries Pass Canyon

On Australia Day, a group of us went Canyoning at Macquaries Pass National Park. It’s a fun canyon which is close to Wollongong.
There is a short video of the canyoning trip and also some Information about the canyoning route.

2012 MS 24hr Mega Swim in Wollongong

On the weekend of 3rd/4th March 2012, the Annual MS 24hr Mega Swim in Wollongong too place. It rained for the most part of the event, but that did not stop the 18 teams from completing their 24hr swim. Here are photos and video from the event.

My First Adventure Race – Cams Wharf 2012

On Feb 4th 2012, Team Misdirected took part in their first Adventure Race, the Kathmandu Adventure Race at Cams Wharf. Read their story and watch the video!

TRX Suspension Trainer

TRX Suspension Training gives participants an edge over conventional strength training because every Suspension Training exercise builds functional strength, improves flexibility, balance and core stability all at once as is required on sporting fields and everyday life.

Escaping to Paradise on One Breadth of Air

Wollongong free-diver Michaela Werner takes in an amazing underwater vista at the base of the Bass Point gravel loader. Free-divers hold their breadth while underwater, giving them more freedom to move around and interact with marine life

Mountain Bike Ride Day at Appin

Last Saturday, VO2 Vitality and Spearman Cycles organised a mountain bike ride day up at Appin XC Ring Track. It was a great day out on the track where those who haven’t mountain biked before had an opportunity to experience the spot and learn a few pointers from the professionals. Read how it went.

Inaugural 24hr MS Mega Swim in Wollongong

Last weekend was the inaugural MS 24hr Mega Swim at URAC. It was a hugely successful event and they exceeded their targeted fundraising goals, raising almost $40,000.
There were around 17 teams, each team can have no more than 15 members and there has to be someone from the team swimming for the entire 24hr duration.

How to Train Harder for Longer

Do you normally feel sore after a training run or running event? And does that muscle soreness linger around for days preventing you from getting back into running?

Well Grant from RecoveryWork recently did the New York Marathon. He hasn’t been training for distances greater than 30km (18.6miles) prior to the race, but using his recovery technique, he was able to get back on his feet quickly and experienced no muscle soreness following the marathon.

Hike from Heathcote Train Station to Karloo Pools

Hike from Heathcote Train Station to Karloo Pools

The hike to Karloo pools is a moderately easy short day hike that is best done early in the morning to avoid the crowds. Starting from Heathcote Train Station, the start of the track is not too far, and visibly signposted along the fire trail that is just next to the...

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New Website Refresh

New Website Refresh

It's been 10 years since the website design was last refreshed, so here's taking a look at its past website designs. Prior to 2008 2018    

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Coastal Walk from Bundeena to Otford

Coastal Walk from Bundeena to Otford

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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First Hike from Heathcote to Waterfall

First Hike from Heathcote to Waterfall

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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