Ahhh, Noosa….just the way I remember it!  I love it here, there is always a bike group to join up with, the pool is great, the national park is awesome to run in and the ocean is warm.  You know you’ve been somewhere often when you run into locals at the bike shop, the grocery store, while out for coffee….and they all know your name!  Here are some pictures from my 2011 Noosa adventure:

The squad charging into the surf at 5:30am!…

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The only way to cool down after a hot day on the track, in the ice cooler….it was heaven!

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Another day playing in the waves of Noosa Beach:Noosa2011 (42) 

Always learning, surf life saving coach extraordinaire, Max, gives us a few pointers for getting through the surf:Noosa2011 (33) 

Again, the beasties are out in Australia, I swear, I may have to carry an epi-pen when I come here, I’ve already had a couple strange reactions to things that have bit me!  Here is a picture from the national park that my roommate Heather had the pleasure of seeing first hand: It’s apparently a ‘carpet snake’ eating a possum!!Noosa2011 (127) That’s all from Noosa for now.  Mooloolaba World Cup this weekend, but nope, I’m not racing it!  I’m going to watch, it will be hard not to be out there on my favourite course on the circuit, but my turn will come in 2 weeks in Sydney!!