BAM Athlete – James Hodge

HodgeAt just 21 years of age, professional triathlete and BAM athletes is proving that he is more than a 1 hit wonder, currently ranked top 15 in the world.

 James, or Hodgemate as he is known to his friends, convincingly won the Sunsmart Busselton Ironman 70.3 last year on debut and despite going 6 minutes faster this year, he  showed he is a true rising star coming 3rd behind Brad Kahefeldt and fellow BAM athlete Tim Reed. Read more

BPM-Sport team up with “Macca” for training day with Warringah Triathlon Club

img_5636In February BPM-Sport teamed up with our good friend Chris “Macca” McCormack to hold a 2 day training camp with 15 lucky members from Warringah Triathlon Club on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

Over the weekend, athletes were able to train alongside arguably one of the world’s best triathletes whilst picking up tips and tricks that have helped “Macca” become a World Champion at both Olympic distance and Ironman distance events. Chris also spend some time with the clubs Junior members who listened intently to what he had to say. Read more

BPM-Sport New Coaching Partner for Warringah Triathlon Club

WTC LogoBPM-Sport are pleased to announce a 1 year coaching partnership with Warringah Triathlon Club on Sydney’s northern beaches for 2013.

As part of the arrangement, BPM-Sport will provide, among other things, on-line coaching services to club members and training weekends with professional triathletes.

Warringah Triathlon Club is one of Sydney’s premier triathlon clubs being named NSW Club Champions 8 times in the last 16 years (the other 8 years they were runner up).

BPM-Sport look forward to developing WTC athletes and helping them achieve their race goals over the coming year.

PS – BPM-Sport are pleased to announce that WTC have regained their title of NSW Club Champions after their recent win- CONGRATULATIONS guys.

Pete Jacobs wins Philippines 70.3 again

BAM athlete Pete Jacobs has once again won the Cobra Energy Drink, Philippines Ironman 70.3, managing to hold off kiwi Cameron Brown to make it 3 in a row.

On his way home from North America, where Pete validated his Kona spot with a 2nd place at Lake Placid Ironman, he was keen to add another 70.3 victory to his resume.

The swim was held in the beautiful waters off the Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa in Cebu, Philippines amongst the colourful and plentiful tropical fish and coral. It was here that Pete set himself up for the day, exiting the water 1st in a time of 21:26. Following close behind was Canada’s Matt O’Halloran and Cameron Brown who was determined not to let Pete get away. Read more

Grangers Return to Singapore for Athlete Training

Belinda and Justin Granger have once again stopped by Singapore to help budding triathletes improve their swim, bike, run.

Spending a couple of days in town on their way to Philippines for the Cobra Energy drink Ironman 70.3, two of our favorite pro triathletes spent time with BPM clients showing them how to best prepare themselves during race week. BPM-Sport coach Justin took the athletes through their favorite pre-race swim, bike and run sets whilst Belinda joined in allowing attendees a glimpse into how she prepares for a big event. Read more

BPM Athletes continue to podium

BPM Age Group Athletes are finishing the year as they started – atop the podium.

Adding to our long list of achievements already this year are the following recent notable performances from the BPM Devils and Angels;

Cold Storage Triathlon – Singapore

- Pete Short – 1st in AG, 5th overall
- Gemma Hollis – 1st out of water and 2nd fastest on bike in AG Read more

Melbourne Training Day with Pete Jacobs and Leon Griffin

On the 14th January 2012, 40 triathletes converged on the Urban Hotel in St Kilda, Melbourne for a training day with 2011 Ironman World Champion Runner-up Pete Jacobs and 2011 Challenge Cairns Half Ironman champion Leon Griffin.

Athletes were asked to make a donation to the John Maclean Foundation in return for a day of training, coaching and fun with two of Australia’s best triathletes. We are proud to have raised over $4000 on the day for JMF.

Our good friend Tiffany Loftus-Hill from Australian Triathlete magazine went along to pick up some last minute tips as she prepares for Ironman Melbourne in March. Melbourne Training Day 2012

Special thanks must go to Ricky Jeffs from Urban Hotel St Kilda for hosting the day and Shotz Nutrition for the goodie bags provided to each participant. 

Who Will Be Your Coach in 2012?

As 2011 quickly draws to a close and athletes start to plan their 2012 race year, many start to wonder how they are going to get to the start line and who is going to help them get there. A successful coach/athlete relationship develops from the coming together of a dedicated, eager athlete and an equally dedicated, qualified and experienced coach. Before deciding on who best meets your coaching needs, we recommend you always ask the question of any coach, “What are your qualifications and your experience as a coach?” Read more

End of Year Round Up

2011 has seen BPM-Sport go from strength to strength and establish itself as a leading triathlon coaching company. All our athletes, who are based around the globe, have tasted success whether it be through losing weight, completing their first triathlon, achieving a personal best or finishing on top of the podium. 

We have been fortunate enough to once again work with leading professional triathletes including 2010 Ironman World Champion Chris “Macca” McCormack, Ironman Australia Champion and 2011 Ironman World Champion runner-up  Pete Jacobs, 14 times Ironman Champion Belinda Granger and her awesome side kick Justin Granger. Whether it be through 1 day camps or private training sessions, athletes continue to learn from the sports best and put their new found knowledge to the test come race day – often with impressive results. We have always held the motto of “Bringing You The Best” and that has continued in 2011. Read more

BPM-Sport donate to Children’s Survival Swim Program in Phuket

The Thai Health Authority statistics show that drowning is the highest cause of death for Thai children under the age of 15.

To help with this problem, Laguna Phuket is working with their local community to provide survival swim lessons for more than 2,600 local children aged 12-15 years in surrounding district schools. Read more