2011 Noosa Triathlon – Swim Bike Run – Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Hi all

Last week I enjoyed a few days at Noosa Heads photographing the Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival. Here are some of my favourite pics from the main event: the Sunday morning Noosa Triathlon for elite and general-public competitors:

2011 Noosa Triathlon, Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 30 October 2011.

Three times Men’s winner Courtney Atkinson exits the swim leg in Noosa Sound
Courtney Atkinson - 2011 Noosa Triathlon, Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 30 October 2011.

Two times World Ironman Champion Chris McCormack (“Macca”) exits the swim leg
Chris McCormack - 2011 Noosa Triathlon, Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 30 October 2011.

“Oxygen Needed”
2011 Noosa Triathlon, Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 30 October 2011.

Appreciating some support with the high five
High Five - 2011 Noosa Triathlon, Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 30 October 2011.

Courage, Guts, Determination
Courage, Guts, Determination - 2011 Noosa Triathlon, Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 30 October 2011.

Andrew Elshaw with the colourful trisuit
Andrew Elshaw - 2011 Noosa Triathlon, Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 30 October 2011.

Chris McCormack does Disci a favour and looks straight down the lens 🙂
Chris McCormack - 2011 Noosa Triathlon, Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 30 October 2011.

Second-placed Women’s competitor Emma Jackson assists with media interviews
Interview: World Number 4 Emma Jackson - 2011 Noosa Triathlon, Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 30 October 2011.

“Didi”
2011 Noosa Triathlon, Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 30 October 2011.

Nice pink mascot
2011 Noosa Triathlon, Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 30 October 2011.

Nice cooling spray
2011 Noosa Triathlon, Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 30 October 2011.

My favourite pic from a technical point of view – it’s a challenge to get focus reasonable when they’re racing past and you’re trying ‘fill-flash’.
2011 Noosa Triathlon, Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 30 October 2011.

2011 Noosa Triathlon, Noosa Heads, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia; 30 October 2011.

Here are the Smugmug photo galleries:
1. Favourites / Highlights gallery; and then,
Unedited: 2. Extra pics from Nikon camera*, 3. Extra pics from Canon camera*.

The Photoshelter gallery (of my favourite photos), for prints sourced locally in Brisbane.

***30% Discount! A 30% discount applies to all purchases (not shipping) in the two ‘extras’  galleries, up to & including 3 December 2011. Use the discount code Tri30. (The discount applies in the two extra Photoshelter galleries as well.

Thanks for looking.

Regards

Des
http://disci.smugmug.com/event/Noosa-Triathlon-Multi-Sport

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About disci7

Hobbyist & part time photographer. I enjoy photographing sport (especially basketball, surfing, triathlons, cycling, running & softball), nature and birds.
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