Super suffer fest
SUFFERING from gastro after being in Beijing, Coolum’s Ben Shaw struggled at the Super League triathlon events at Jersey in the UK over the weekend. Norwegian Kristian Blummenfelt claimed the overall title ahead of Great Britain’s Jonny Brownlee and South Africa‘s Richard Murray. Former Fraser Coast athlete Matt Hauser shined to finish as the top Australian ahead of compatriots Jake Birtwhistle and Aaron Royle (tied 6th), Ryan Fisher (12th) and Ryan Bailie (tied 14th) on the overall standings. US athlete Katie Zaferes won the women’s event ahead of Swiss athlete Nicola Spirig and fellow American Summer Cook.