Camp Byron

Reset

Australiaโ€™s Byron Bay, or simply โ€˜Byronโ€™ is famous for its beaches, cafesand idyllic lifestyle. Far from the hustle and bustle of the city, timeliterally slows down. After the year weโ€™d had, it was the perfect place fora reset.

Our basecamp for the week was Coopers Shoot. Set in Byronโ€™s hinterland,the house provides a chilled setting to relax and forge new friendshipsbut is within easy reach of key training locations.

Clint wears the P:2 Propel Wetsuit in Black/Orange Fizz, Aaron wears the P:1 Propel Wetsuit in Black/Blue Ombre & Ellen wears the Compression Tri Crop in Black/Gold.

Fresh Start

Following a year with little racing, our select 2XU crew took theopportunity to retune. Diverse in backgrounds and disciplines, not alltalk was focused on power numbers. Friendly banter flowed as all lookedforward to blowing out some cobwebs.

Ellen wears the Ignition Base Layer in Black Marle, the Ignition Insulation Vest in Black/Black Reflective and the Light Speed 3/4 Compression Tights in Black. Ash wears the Light Speed Waterproof Jacket in Cranberry and the Light Speed Compression Tights in Black/Cranberry.

An eclectic bunch united by the love of pushing the limitsโ€ฆ

Ellen Guiney: High performing age-group triathlete

Aaron Royle: Olympic Triathlete and Olympic distance specialist

Ash Good: Runner, swimmer and training junkie

Clint Kimmins: Endurance athlete, big wave surfer and Bondilifeguard

All athletes wear the Light Speed Trucker hat in Finish Lines/White.

Ease In

A glorious sunrise ocean swim set up the week. A perfect morning toconnect to the environment with some ins and outs to open up the limbsand mind. The session can be summed up in one word: magic.

Clint wears the P:2 Propel Wetsuit in Black/Orange Fizz. Ash wears the P:1 Propel Wetsuit in Sunset Ombre and Ellen wears the P:2 Propel Wetsuit in Textural Geo.

New Legs

Next up, a morning run. The team started gently enough before kicking into 10 x 1 min efforts at below 3min/km pace, shaking out any lethargy left in the legs.Running shoulder-to-shoulder and not giving an inch, it was good to feel that competitive buzz again.

Ash wears the Light Speed Tech Singlet in Cloud Blue and the Aero Sculpt Hi-Rise Comp Tights in Midnight/Electric Stripe. Aaron wears the Light Speed Singlet in Black, the Light Speed Shorts in Division Camo and the VECTR 1/4 Crew Socks in Echo/Midnight.

Aim Big

The heat was oppressive, and on the asphalt, there is no escape.The rolling landscape ahead drew us in, but the hills were deceptively steep.Despite this, the team soaked up the opportunity to free-wheel outside.

Aaron wears the Perform Full Sleeve Trisuit in Midnight/Fresh Ombre, Clint wears the Compression Full Sleeve Trisuit in Black/Gold. Ellen wears the Compression Sleeveless Trisuit in Black and Cycle Jacket in Black

Push

Boxing is hard and honest. Done properly, itโ€™s a total body workout.Shorts jabs. Keep the feet moving. Sweat building. The clock never seemsto move. Combinationsโ€ฆ arms start to burn. Left right, left right. Duckand weave. Form and focus.

Ash wears the Motion Racerback Crop in Cloudblue and the Form Block Hi-Rise Tights in Black/Red. Rachael wears the Motion Racerback Crop in Black/Botanical. Frankie wears the Aero Tee in Black.

Reflect

A late shakeout run and build with hills. The sky turns on a spectacularshow; a #reversesunrise as coined by Clint. The light provides a momentto reflect and simply enjoy. 2020 was a shocker. But the new yearpromises something brighter.

Aaron wears the Aero Longsleeve in Rust and the Aero Vent Compression Shorts in Black. Ash wears the Aero Longsleeve in White and the Aero Vent Compression Shorts.

Recover

A game of pool quickly turns into friendly competition; Clint and Aaronseem dominantโ€ฆ until the final. Their record blemished, it is them whohave to endure the dunk in the pool. They complete the task like goodlosers, gracious in defeat.

Aaron wears the Commute Crew in Grey. Ellen wears the Form Tank in White/Black and the Recovery Compression Tights in Black.