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Port to Pub News

Meet Our Sponsors: Jamie Loh Real Estate

Well-known western suburbs real estate agency, Jamie Loh Real Estate, is a proud sponsor of the Port to Pub swim this year. Jamie Loh – who is still the firm’s principal – started the firm in 1992. It was the first agency to be based in Cottesloe and is still there today. Jamie started out life as an investment banker, going on to acquire Kempton Morill Real Estate before starting his own agency.

TIME TO GET ORGANISED!!

We are counting down the Port to Pub swim with a bit over five weeks to go until you’re swimming your way to Rottnest.

If you haven’t registered to swim yet, we suggest you get online quickly at www.porttopub.com.au as registrations close on 06 March 2017.

Physio Tips with Prue Stokes

With the Port to Pub just over two months away, I am sure you are all well in to your training. As a sports physio working in open water swimming, one of the most common problems I see as the athletes ramp up their training load is a progressive tightening of the upper back, called the thoracic spine.

Good flexibility of the thoracic spine is imperative in open water swimming to enable:

1. A good body roll; and,

Swimmer Nutrition Tips with David Bryant

What will you eat before your Port to Pub swim?

Trialling your race day nutrition

2016 seemed to speed past! Before we know it, we'll be on Leighton Beach and swimming to Rotto. As your training sessions start to increase, now is the perfect time to trial your race day nutrition from a performance perspective, but also to ensure you don't experience any gastro upset or 'surprises' on race day.

Bindi Nutrition

At Port to Pub, we try and support and champion our local businesses, and we were delighted to be able to involve sports nutrition products manufacturer Bindi Nutrition in our 2017 event. Bindi Nutrition is based Busselton in the South West of Western Australia.

Meet Our Sponsors: Austral Fisheries

We’re thrilled that Austral Fisheries has jumped back on deck to support the Port to Pub swim in 2017. Austral Fisheries is one of Australia's largest integrated commercial fishing companies wiht interests in boht deep sea fishing and at sea prawning. 

Libby Trickett joins the Swim

Libby Trickett joins the swimWe are so pleased to announce Olympic Gold Medalist Libby Trickett will compete in the 2017 Port to Pub and raise awareness for R U OK? She’ll take on the swim in March as part of a team of four.

Port to Pub Training Guide: 10 Week Countdown!

We hope you have had a nice Christmas break and are now raring to get back to training. You have 10 weeks to go! Here is your Hotel Rottnest Port to Pub Training Guide to help keep you motivated and to give you some guidance in the lead up to the swim!

HOW TO USE THE GUIDE

Jarrod Poort to race in Port to Pub 25km!

Many of you will be very excited – maybe a little nervous – to hear you’ll be swimming alongside open water swimming champion and dual Olympian Jarrod Poort next March.

22-year-old Jarrod has signed up to compete in the 25 km ultra-marathon and is back into full training to prepare himself for the tough event. He’ll be sponsored by Subiaco Sports Massage Clinic.

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