Race morning preparation

Race morning preparation

Adequate race day preparation is just as important as the training you’ll do in the lead up to the event. Here are my tips to getting ready for the race. Stick to your morning nutrition routine: Don’t innovate on the race morning. Make sure your routine is...
The KVT course

The KVT course

2019 will be my fourth time at the RAC Karri Valley Triathlon. To help you get the most out of the race, I’m sharing my experience with the course so you can get a feeling for what to expect on race day. Swim: When the gun goes off, there’s no need to sprint up to the...
Tackling pre-race nerves

Tackling pre-race nerves

Matt Burton has completed his fair share of triathlons over the years. From sprint to Olympic distances he’s done it all. He’s felt the adrenaline rush of the transitions from swim to bike, and bike to run hundreds of times over. But if there’s one feeling that’s...
Training for RAC Karri Valley Triathlon

Training for RAC Karri Valley Triathlon

2019 will mark my fourth time at the RAC Karri Valley Triathlon. It’s one of the more unique triathlons in WA which is why I’m always keen to race again. As race weekend draws closer, here’s my two cents for getting ready for KVT. 1. Sign up If you...
Managing injury for a speedy recovery

Managing injury for a speedy recovery

Matt Burton has always been motivated by the thrill of sports. Growing up, he played football and cricket and tells us he wanted to be the next Shane Warne and bowl spin for Australia. It wasn’t until Australia Day 2008 that he had his first exposure to triathlon,...