Otway Odyssey 16th edition

The 2022 Otway Odyssey MTB Marathon was dominated by the Nations’ top riders today in the 100km and 50km courses. This year it certainly was a showcase of quality riding with Melbourne to Warrnambool winner Brendan ‘Trekky’ Johnston and Australian National MTB Champion Rebecca (Bec) McConnell taking out the 100km. Johnston clocked a time of 4:38:39 ahead of National Criterium Champion Cam Ivory in second place (4:40:16) and Sam Fox in third (4:42:27), in a day of challenges on the infamous tough trails of the Otway’s. McConnell posted the winning time of 5:28:03 for the females, ahead of Pet...
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timing your climbing nutrition

Author: Skratch Labs Founder & Sports Physiologist, Dr. Allen Lim Photos from: Stoked Wax, Isabela Zawistowska, TC Bukowski, Lucas Marshal, and Skratch Labs When preparing to do your best at the crag, at a comp or for a hard training session, it goes without saying that proper food and drink is a critical piece of the puzzle. But, as much of an emphasis as athletes put on what to eat and drink, I often see them making even bigger mistakes with when they consume their food and hydration. Those mistakes can manifest in a host of negative consequences that range the gamut from up-chucking ...
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