Australia Day 2009

Celebrating.


Emma Snowsill
Triathlete Emma Snowsill celebrating victory in the 2008 Olympic Womens Triathlon. Photo by Elizabeth Dalziel.

Along with just over 21 million people, today I'll be out celebrating everything that is Australia Day. In the meantime, check out a few of the articles which have already appeared this year :

Enjoy.


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Scott Andrew Bird

Scott Andrew Bird is a writer, photographer and a guy who just loves this stuff. He's been at home in front of a computer for more years than he cares to remember (OK, 34) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing Computer Guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

Find out what he's up to via Twitter, Google+, Facebook; and of course his online home. Enjoy.



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Looking At : Dec 22, 2013.Echo Point, Blue Mountains. During the past week we've discussed a number of great links; on Google+, Twitter, Facebook and so on. Here are a few of my favourites.
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Straight to the Bar 2012 : Strength-Training Resources.

We've noted a number of superb resources in the newsletter this year. Here are a few personal favourites.



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