Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Tri Pink Event to Feel Better

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Tri Pink Event to Feel Better

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Byline: GRAHAM BROADHEAD sport@northernstar.com.au

SARA Davis wants to encourage women to have a go at triathlon, and feel the same kind of benefits she has.

The 33-year-old Ballina mum-of-two took up the sport three years ago after she had her second son, and suffered post-natal depression.

Davis had started swimming, but felt like she wanted more.

She got into triathlon without having been the sporty type before - she started by completing small distances in the three disciplines of swimming, cycling and running.

"I got involved and got addicted," she said. "Exercise was a big step in getting through post-natal depression."

Davis said she particularly liked the way the sport "makes you feel when you do achieve your goals -it's really good for your body and mind".

When she moved to Ballina, Davis joined the Ballina Triathlon Club and said the social side of the sport was a big part of her enjoyment.

To give women a chance to try triathlon, she has organised a female-only event to be held in Ballina on Sunday. …

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