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  • Wetsuits – Buying, Care and Maintenance

    Wetsuits – Buying, Care and Maintenance

    Hi Lakers, Ken here from Oi Wetsuit Repairs, I’m here to talk about Wetsuits ie:- Buying, Care and Maintenance. Firstly when buying a wetsuit know what your going to use it for (Triathlons or Open water swimming?), from there you should ask the shop assistant as many questions as possible about the wetsuit such as […]

  • Member Profile – Paul Ellul

    Member Profile – Paul Ellul

    I had just turned 47 and hadn’t exercised properly in nearly 10 years. (Sad but true). I weighed more than ever, and I felt sh……!! When the results of a health check came back with High Cholesterol and fatty Liver, that was the wakeup call I needed. I started to eat right & exercise and lost […]

  • 2017 Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i

    2017 Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i

    The IRONMAN World Championship centers on the dedication and courage exhibited by participants who demonstrate the IRONMAN mantra that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.® On October 14th, over 2,000 athletes will embark on a 140.6-mile journey that presents the ultimate test of body, mind and spirit to earn the title of IRONMAN.

  • Unclaimed awards – 2017

    Unclaimed awards – 2017

    Lakers 2016/17 Annual Award Trophies: The below list are Trophies that can be picked up by the winner’s of the award or a friend that can deliver to the recipient. Congratulations to all winners. 2 x Oscar Simpendorfer 1 x Ruth Ramsey 1 x Ella Shanahan 1 x Jason Delfos 1 x Kylie Bath All […]

  • Classic

    Classic

    Classic Sam Boag moment….. “Brett Crosby”    I told this guy to interview her which he did. Then she abuses me for setting her up and asks “should I know who that is?” I say – that’s Craig “Crowie” Alexander. He’s won a little race in Kona 3 times. “Sam Boag”    I just thought what […]

  • Ironman story

    Ironman story

    Whoever finishes first, We’ll call him the Ironman During an awards banquet for the Waikiki Swim Club, John Collins, a Naval Officer stationed in Hawai`i, and his fellow athletes began debating which athletes were the fittest: swimmers, bikers, or runners. Later, he and his wife Judy, who had both participated in new competitions known as […]