This brand new book by Dr Jane Hunt is amazing! That pretty much sums it up.
[dropcap]A[/dropcap]lmost four years of painstaking work has gone in to bringing together a huge amount of the history of Australian. Dr Hunt has been involved in triathlon well before the idea of this book came about. Along with her husband Shane, they were members of the Balmoral Triathlon Club for years before moving up to the Gold Coast where Dr Hunt started this project at Bond University. Dr Hunt has taught a range of Australian History, Australian Studies, Australian Cultural History and Modern History subjects across seven Australian universities since 1999. Her research interests include various aspects of Australian cultural history, among them female cultural authority along with cultural histories of running and triathlon.
We have been reading this book for a couple of weeks now and have copies of it at Northside Runners in Wollongong. Everyone who has picked it up to read has been amazed at the content, quality and feel of the book. It is a collectors piece.
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You can buy this wonderful book at MultisportDreaming.com
Over 300 pages.
Over 300 pictures.
10 Chapters detailing the first 30 years of Triathlon in Australia.
Over 200 legends of the sport interviewed.
Information drawn from magazines, newsletters, race results archival material from all over Australia. ‹
“I guarantee you will learn something new by reading this book”
Greg Welch OAM “4 time world champion
“This book is the result of 3-4 years of determined, tireless and comprehensive research … it will prove a precious lasting and valued piece of work”
Jackie Fairweather “3 time world champion, Inaugural AIS Triathlon Head Coach
“I love Jane’s thought process in wanting to write this book and accurately document the evolution of our sport … It is a must read for all passionate triathletes and sports historians alike”
Craig Alexander “5 time world champion
“I can’t imagine any triathletes bookshelf without a copy”
Scott Tinley “2 times winner IRONMAN Hawaii. USAT Triathlon Hall of Fame Inductee.