Coastcare - Make your swim count for the future of our turtles
With over 13,500 kilometres of coastline, Western Australia is home to some of the world’s most remarkable ecosystems and marine wildlife – six of the world’s seven turtle species reside in our waters!
As a family-owned WA company started in 1979, Scott Print has always looked to give back to the community, and after its support at our inaugural Port to Pub in 2016, we’re thrilled to have the Scotts team back on board as a sponsor again this year!
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.
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:
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.
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.
Swimmers will be very glad to hear Subiaco Sports Massage Clinic has returned as a sponsor of the 2017 Port to Pub and will once again be providing free sports massage services at the finish line to work through those post-swim aches, as well as discounted treatments in the lead-up to the event.