Walking the Milford Track

Jul 31st, 2015 Articles, Bush Walking, Bush Walking, Life, Nature Leon Davis 10 min read

Walking the Milford Track. In the early 1990’s I was convinced, by a New Zealand friend, that I should walk the Milford Track. The Milford Track consists of a 50 km walk conducted over four and a half days. The walk traverses some of the most pristine and unique country in the world. Visitors to the South Island of New Zealand can undertake the walk,…

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…