Offshore Powerboat Racing … as it used to be.

Jun 25th, 2015 Articles, Life, Offshore Powerboat Racing Leon Davis 3 min read

  Offshore Powerboat Racing … as it used to be. As a child I had the privilege of growing up in a waterfront property. From a very early age I was allowed to play in boats and, by the age of 16 I was racing my father’s powerboat every Saturday afternoon. At about the age of 17, I had an experience that changed my life….

The Calm Before the Storm – Ironman Triathlon

Jun 23rd, 2015 Articles, Ironman Triathlon, Life Leon Davis 4 min read

  The Calm Before the Storm – Ironman Triathlon Start of the Ironman Triathlon Six weeks before the 1994 Australian Ironman Triathlon at Forster, NSW, I was involved in a heavy bicycle crash. I picked myself up and rode alone to the hospital, whilst my companions continued their last long training ride. X-rays showed that I had dislocated the AC joint in my shoulder. After…

Red Sky over Roslyn

May 26th, 2015 Articles, Life, Nature Karel Segers 1 min read

This image was captured by me in Roslyn, Washington State, USA in 1996. I have always wondered what physical condition caused this unusual shape on the underside of the red, dusk sky. Was it a mountain in the distance? Can anyone solve this puzzle?   Leon Davis