“If it’s important to you, you’ll find a way; if not, you’ll find an excuse. My social life took a knock, but I really value my friends, family and church so that’s what I prioritise.”
Use social media.
“It helps me to promote myself as an athlete because athletes are no longer just looked at for performance, but are also becoming a form of role model – marketability is important.”
Don’t ask, don’t get
“The fact that I was so into my triathlon journey was a big deciding factor and made me appealing to my prospective bosses, resulting in them wanting to work with me.”