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Wave Rider 22 – Review

Wave Rider 22 – Review By Tom Kroyer (Running Coach – Break Your Limits) The 22nd edition of the iconic Wave Rider is here. The Runbirds have been making this neutral runner since 1997. Its almost annual tweaks to the design, shape, fit and form are vocally debated amongst the Wave Rider connoisseurs each update. Was it like the 17? Does it fit as good as the 20’s? A quick history on the Wave Rider,…

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Mizuno Signs a Brand Ambassador Agreement with Spain National Footballer Fernando Torres

Mizuno News Release – 21st September 2018 On Friday, September 21, 2018, Mizuno signed a Brand Ambassador Agreement with Fernando Torres from Sagan Tosu FC in the Japanese League and a member of the Spanish national football team. Fernando Torres will wear Mizuno football boots starting from Saturday, September 22 during the Sagan Tuso Japanese league match. He will also provide feedback for the advancement and development of Mizuno football-related products, and will be involved…

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CLAIRE O’BRIEN SIGNS WITH MIZUNO NETBALL

CLAIRE O’BRIEN SIGNS WITH MIZUNO NETBALL One of Australia’s brightest young netball talents has joined Mizuno’s team of sponsored athletes. 21 year old O’Brien made her Suncorp Super Netball League debut for the NSW Swifts in 2017. She also has experience at youth national level being part of the Australian under 17, under 19 and under 21 squads. The NSW Swifts mid-court had a great debut season in 2017 and had a positive start to…

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Rocked by the Champions in a Rhapsody of the Sky. Montreux Trail Festival: MXSKY

I am lucky enough to have been based in Europe for a fair portion of this year, and along the way I have been fortunate enough to have made a contact or two in the local running scene. It was one of these people who alerted me to the Montreux Trail Festival. Having never heard of Montreux, I instantly became intrigued; travelling and racing in new and exciting places is a big driver in the…

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KATE SHIMMIN SIGNS WITH MIZUNO

KATE SHIMMIN SIGNS WITH MIZUNO Mizuno are proud to announce the signing of Australian Fast5 and Adelaide Thunderbirds player Kate Shimmin. Kate began her career with the Thunderbirds in 2011 where she played for six seasons and was part of the 2013 premiership team. After a one year stint with the Queensland Firebirds she returned home in 2018 to the Thunderbirds. Kate has also been part of the Australian Fast5 team on several occasions since…

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Slowly Going Fast Again by Tim Ford

Slowly Going Fast Again So you like to run? Unfortunately, despite your best intentions the chances of some form of running injury is inevitable. This can mean some people stop running but if you are like me, once you started and then fell in love with running, you won’t want to stop. So how you bounce back from your injury is critical. Do follow your rehab plan to the letter? Do take a few days…

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KIM COMMANE REVIEWS WAVE STEALTH V

KIM COMMANE – MELBOURNE VIXENS SHOOTER REVIEWS THE WAVE STEALTH V   New to the Mizuno line up the Wave Stealth V recently landed in the Mizuno netball range and has received some fantastic feedback from local and elite level players. We gave a pair to goal shooter Kim Commane who returned to the Melbourne Vixens line up during the last round of the Suncorp Super Netball season where she dominated scoring 31/33. Here’s what…

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RUN SQUAD // NSW // JORG

JORG – the Jim Owens Running Group is based in Sydney with the aim to provide people with the knowledge, motivation and support they need to improve the quality of their lives through health and fitness. Jimmy Owens is a former Scotland athletics representative with some speedy times under his belt who moved into coaching as a way to give back to the running community. He receives so much joy from seeing his runners achieve…

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TRI SQUAD // WA // Break Your Limits

Break Your Limits started back in 2005, where a group of friends who liked running and triathlon gathered to train together at a mates gym in Perth, Western Australia. The guy who owned the gym was Ray Lampard, Ray held a free running interval session on a Tuesday morning open to all and the name of his gym was Break Your Limits.   The ethos of the BYL was based about Ray’s passion for seeing…

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What’s with all the shoes?

A common question I get these days from friends, family and even work colleagues is “what’s with all the shoes”, as I always seem to be wearing a different pair of runners. So I took some time to delve into what I use and why I use them. Hopefully you find it useful when deciding on what shoe, or in some cases, shoes are right for you!   My Mizuno Family   I now use…

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