Monday, January 17, 2011

Donation from MMAL

Today I received a $765 donation from Mitsubishi Motors Australia.
Thank you very much to Dave Budden.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

A Day of Inspiration... Secrets of Achievement

Check out this great event! If you are in Sydney on 15 February 2011 – definitely worth a look (Funds raised got to Tour de Cure)!

The Day of Inspiration ... Secrets of Achievement has undoubtedly cemented itself as one of Australia's most inspiring corporate events. Each year the Day of Inspiration brings together Australia's most inspiring keynote speakers who hit the stage for a full day to share amazing stories about life, business, achievements, courage and determination.

The Day of Inspiration ... Secrets of Achievement is raising much needed money, awareness and support in the fight against cancer.


The 4th Annual A Day of Inspiration sets the scene for thought provoking stories from leading speakers from all areas of life –sport, business, not for profit organisations and the community–to assist you and your team to achieve more.

This is a timely opportunity to spend a day listening and learning from those who have inspiring stories to tell. Get set to raise the bar on productivity, ideas, performance and output by attending A Day of Inspiration.

Location : Doltone House, Sydney, NSW 2000

Date : 15th February 2011

Start Time: 8:30am

Finish time: 4:00pm


Once again, this year we have delivered what has to be one of the leading line ups of speaking talent and entertainers in the country. Thus far we have secured three of the most sought after speakers on the conference and seminar circuit throughout the country.

The world is going through uncertain times so its a timely opportunity to spend a day listening and learning from these speakers who have inspiring stories to tell plus usable tips and tools on raising the bar for your team on productivity, idea generation, performance and output. A Day of Inspiration is sure to set new standards for you and your team for the year ahead. Below is the incredible line up you can expect to see on stage at this year's event.

There will be more speakers announced in the coming weeks.

Speakers Confirmed so far are;
  • Dr Charlie Teo
  • Nigel Brennan
  • Peter Baines

Who does the money benefit?

All proceeds from Day of Inspiration go to the Tour de Cure Foundation. The Tour de Cure raises funds for finding a cure for cancer. The beneficiaries are the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Camp Quality, the Leukemia Foundation and Cancer Council.

Who Should Attend?

From the CEO, through every level of the business, if you would like to raise the bar on productivity, ideas, performance and outputs, then this seminar is for you.

Bring a business associate, your whole team, or the entire company, and learn valuable tips and tools on how you can get more out of your own life - your personal life, your business life, and the life you share with others. If you would like your thinking refreshed, need a little kick along, want to set the compass for the year ahead, or want to share with someone who needs inspiration…come along to this day.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Fundraising - Vac Group Christmas Party 2010

My wife Kerrie was a busy girl during the Vac Group Christmas Party (her work) at the Q1 Deck raising $400 for my Tour de Cure ride.

Massive THANK YOU to all who donated.

And thanks to my wonderful wife for her support!

Official Tour de Cure Training Program

Week one of the official Tour de Cure training program done and dusted!

310 kms working on base fitness!

80kms down having a break at Zarraffas Coffee Hope Island
Only another 20kms to go!
Is absolutely soaked after doing a 2-hour, 65km ride in the pouring rain.

And why you might ask???
Because Cancer does not have a day off due to rain!
Tour de Cure 2011 here I come!

Monday, December 13, 2010

Training Update

Did a quick 45km ride yesterday afternoon, which gave me 220kms for the week.

Not too bad considering it was wet, I had 3 flats and had to dispose of a new tyre.

109 days until Tour de Cure!

Zaraffas (Hope Island) Raffle Winner

Thank you to everyone who supported my Zaraffas (Hope Island) Raffle.

The Raffle was drawn on Saturday and I am pleased to announce the winner....

Congratulations to Michael from Motorama Mitsubishi Springwood Used Cars.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Brush with Fame While Training

Had an awesome ride with Brett, Josh and Scott Whitehead.
Scott is doing Tour de Cure 2011 with me.
We rode 100 kms down to Miami and back (to Brissie)
Guess who we saw at Zaraffas Hope Island????

...Mike Flynn... Sea Patrol :)

111 days until Tour de Cure!