Gardener shows strong form with double tri victory
VERSATILE triathlete Brodie Gardner was triumphant at the Rainbow Beach Double Tri over the weekend.
Gardner, who competes in both on and off-road events, was quickest in both races which saw two sprint-distance (750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run) events over two days. He finished with an overall time of 1:55:38, ahead of Nicholas Hull with 1:56:29.
Fellow Coast and Sunshine Coast Tri Academy squad member Romy Wolstencroft was fastest of the women with an effort of 2:06:51.
Other local athletes to claim age group wins were Lucy Bowden (2:10:40), Matthew Wolstencroft (2:03:21) and Destry Gourlay (2:20:42).