Monday, 12 August 2013

Robyn's E News 12 August 2013

Hi All,

Our Presentation Night Dinner was a huge success!  We managed to (over) feed a mob of hungry triathletes and their guests and acknowledge our award winners (listed below) along the way.

Congratulations to all our winners, it was wonderful to be able to celebrate our many successes from 2012/2013.

We would like to acknowledge and thank our award night sponsors – SuperSprint, Timex, AMart Sports, CycleZone, The Good Guys, Gallery 26 and Massage4Life.

Our sincere thanks to those who assisted with Presentation Night preparations.  Belinda Birk was the driving force behind the fabulous club theme; On the day, Bin was ably assisted with setting up by Russell Peacock, Bertram Birk, Daryl Stanley and Justin Tranter.  Kylie Gaffel, Lucy Thompson, Stu Fitch and Dave Croser also had input for the night which was very much appreciated. We thank you all.

Congratulations to our award winners …….


Club Champions:  Tim Green / Stef Puszka

Aquathlon Series:  Brett Verity / Stef Puszka

Duathlon Series:  Brett Verity / Jade Williamson

Sprint Series:  1 Brett Verity; 2 Tim Green; 3 Justin Tranter

Women’s Series: 1 Emma Winterflood; 2 Jo Ellis; 3 Tara Worby

Age Group Triathlete of Year Pointscore Winners:

Under 20:  Joseph White / Isabella Hatty
20-29:  Justin Tranter / Stef Puszka
30-39:  Brett Verity / Emma Winterflood
40-49:  Ron Griep / Tara Worby
50-59:  Rob Weatherald / Corinne Fabian
60-69:  Daryl Stanley / Monica Stewart

Outstanding Junior:  Joseph White

Outstanding Ironman Performance:  Robyn Stanley

Most Improved:  David Glass / Emma Cook

Encouragement Awards:  Gerard Wong / Tori Sherrock / Graham Havens / Lisa Heames

Broken Spoke Award:  Nerida Godfrey

Dag of the Year:  Phill Hatty


Sunday 18 August 2013
Darwin Triathlon Club Annual General Meeting
Lake Alexander

Meeting will be followed by optional 5km training run


1.  An issue with sanctioning has meant our scheduled triathlon following the AGM cannot take place.

2.  We encourage you all to still come on down to Lake Alexander, attend the meeting and complete a 5km training run afterwards.

3.  All members attending our AGM in person will receive 4 pointscore points.



1.  To ensure we have required numbers for our AGM we encourage any member not able to attend in person on Sunday to complete the Proxy form attached to their email copy of this E News and email back to

2.  It is a simple form and should only take a minute to complete and return.  You may need to click “enable editing”  at top of form.

3.  Steve Goat, John Arrigo, Robyn Stanley and Justin Tranter will definitely be attending the meeting, so we encourage you to appoint one of these current committee members as your proxy.


1.  FOR SALE:  Giant TCR Advanced SL1 2012 Small, Full Dura Ace, Carbon cages, Speedplay pedals, Bontrager women's seat, in excellent condition, only ridden a few times since last service. Suit rider about 163-173cm tall.  $2950. Contact Bec 0408 878 689

2.  FOR SALE:  Small 2XU elite women's tri suit.  Black with 'bathers style' back.  Never used, just tried on.  Very flattering.  The size would suit an 8 or a 10.  $90.  Contact Bec 0408 878 689

3.  FOR SALE:  2 x Liv/Giant black and purple cycling kits.  They look really cool and are very comfortable to wear.  Worn about 3 times (not perfect but almost brand new condition).  Brand is Champion Systems.  Small knicks and XS Jerseys.  The combination suits a size 8 or small size 10.  Let me know if you'd like me to text through a photo.  $250 for both kits or $150 for 1 kit ($600 all up brand new).  Contact Bec  0408 878 689

4.  FOR SALE:  Zipp Zed Tech 404 wheel set. 2009 model, ceramic bearings, dimpled hubs, pink stickers, Aerozine skewers, SRAM red cassette (also Shimano compatible), near new Continental GP4000 tyres and a new pre glued spare, Zipp padded double wheel bag. All in excellent condition. $1500. Contact Bec 0408 878 689

5. FOR SALE: Orca Sonar Ladies Wetsuit size Extra Small. Suit is in good condition and has been worn in maybe 4 or 5 races. Would suit a smaller lady or an older junior. $100. Contact Nic on 0438 893 115

6.  FOR SALE:  BIKES for sale.  2 x Max Lelli time trial bikes, full carbon & quality group sets (Dura Ace, FSA); one 58cm, the other 52cm. $800 each, or both for $1,500.  Contact Stu 0418 437 075

7.  Items for next E News by Sunday 8pm please.


1.  Moira Wigley, Brett Verity, Rob Weatherald and Lorna Blake all won their respective categories at the Swimming NT Open Water Swim meet at the Waterfront on Saturday.

2.  We are aware more members than mentioned in the last E News completed the Katherine Ultra Challenge.  With results not yet posted, we unable to confirm all our member results. Well done to all those who competed individually and/or in teams. Full results will be posted here.

3.  Phill Hatty won the Dag of the Year award for the second time. Mmmmm.

Check the size of Phill against size of wetsuit. 
How he even got it on, remains a mystery!

4.  Reminder: Entry for Finlay’s NT Long Course Triathlon Championships closes 21 August.  Not up for individual? Team options for 2 and 3 person teams are available.


Robyn Stanley
Darwin Triathlon Club
E News