Hamilton Island Triathlon’s Biggest Supporters

Triathlon supporters cheer on the bike-leg at Mango Tree Corner (Photo Fiona Mann)

Triathlon supporters cheer on the bike-leg at Mango Tree Corner (Photo: Fiona Mann)

The weekend warriors getting some much needed support (Photo: Fiona Mann)

The weekend warriors getting some much needed support (Photo: Fiona Mann)

These great pictures were taken at the Hamilton Island Triathlon in November 2011. More than 400 athletes participated in the Fujifilm Hamilton Island Triathlon and Whitehaven Beach Ocean Swim last year.

As they do each year the Island community turned out to support, including Hamilton Island State School. These pictures show students cheering on competitors outside Wild Life Hamilton Island complete with their home-made signs of support.

The run leg up past the school grounds had the kids on the water station with some bleary-eyed parents (the race start was 6.30am!).

The 2012 event will once again see Hamilton Island hosting five challenging events held over the two days:

I can’t wait!

Australian Representative Foster at the 2011 Hamilton Island Triathlon (Photo: Fiona Mann)

Elyse Foster at the 2011 Hamilton Island Triathlon (Photo: Fiona Mann)