Lauren Parker ready to inspire the nation in her quest for Commonwealth Games

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Triathlon Australia: January 14, 2018: Twenty-eight-year-old Newcastle triathlete Lauren Parker could well become the inspiration of the nation in the countdown to this year’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. 
 
The former Ironman triathlete, who was second in her age group in the Ironman World Championship in 2015, is now confined to a wheelchair after an horrific and freakish bike riding accident last April crushed her career and changed her life forever.


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CHRIS MCCORMACK - PROFILE

Chris McCormack or "Macca" is a name synonymous with the sport of triathlon not only in Australia but around the world, a popular figure who has swum, ridden and run his way into legendary status in the non-stop multi-sport world of triathlon.


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Brielle Cooper headlines “girl power” coaching team for 20th Super Surf Camp

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SUPER SURF CAMPS, December 20, 2017: Nutri-Grain Ironwoman Series leader Brielle Cooper will headline a “girl power” coaching group for this week’s 20th anniversary of the annual Christmas Holidays Super Surf Camp at Currumbin.


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Australia’s talent school survives hot and humid Super Sprint weekend

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Triathlon Australia: December 19, 2017Australia’s finest young triathletes battled the searing Gold Coast sun and energy sapping humidity to survive the Super Sprint weekend, the opening round of the 2017-2018 Junior Triathlon Series at Runaway Bay.
 
The four-day race schedule tested the 270 youngsters in the Youth, Junior and Under 23 categories and the small but select band of hard working organisers and Technical Officials were full of praise for the next generation of Australia’s budding triathletes.


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Australia’s top young triathletes chase $10,000 travel and sponsorship support

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Triathlon Australia: December 13, 2017More than 250 of Australia’s most exciting young triathletes will converge onto the Gold Coast this weekend to kick start the 2017-18 Australian Junior Triathlon Series as they vie for $10,000 in travel support and sponsorship.
 
The popular and unique Super Sprint Race Weekend at Runaway Bay, with the support of Gold Coast City Council, has again attracted the cream of emerging athletes from every State of Australia and the ACT as well as visiting athletes from PNG, New Zealand and South Africa.


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New look triathlon team unveiled for 2018 Commonwealth Games

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Triathlon Australia: November 17, 2017: A new look Australian Commonwealth Games triathlon team has been unveiled on the Gold Coast today – heralding an exciting era for the sport that made its Games debut in Manchester in 2002.

Joining automatic nominations Jake Birtwhistle (Tasmania), Ashleigh Gentle (Queensland) and Charlotte McShane (NSW) in the six-strong team will be discretionary selections, Queensland trio Luke Willian, Matt Hauser and Gillian Backhouse.


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