Strokeside Designs

It’s that time of year when Christmas shopping is a top priority. For those of you looking for wonderful gift ideas for boat lovers you can’t go past the collection from Strokeside Designs. If you follow my Instagram you will have hopefully seen that I do a lot of promotion for this company. This is … Continue reading Strokeside Designs

Peaceful Songbirds Rainforest Retreat

The end of another competition season means it is time to take a break from training to relax, revive, and rejuvenate. This year my partner, Matt Levy (Paralympic swimmer), and I had the pleasure of spending five indulgent nights at Songbirds Rainforest Retreat in Queensland’s picturesque Tambourine Mountain. Songbirds boasts six luxurious villas and an … Continue reading Peaceful Songbirds Rainforest Retreat

Edible Beauty Australia

If you follow me on Instgram (@susanseipel.paralympian) you will know that I love coffee. It’s the thing that motives me to jump out of bed in the ridiculously early hours of the morning to get to training. It’s a daily habit of mine. Another of which is my skincare routine. So you can imagine my joy … Continue reading Edible Beauty Australia

Eco Friendly Foods Initiative

The Eco Friendly Foods Initiative or EFFi for short, is a great company producing nutritional snacks as well as supporting philanthropic projects and campaigns.  I have always had a keen interest in nutrition and even studied sports nutrition in 2011. Nutrition is a crucial part of sport performance and is also very important for everybodys … Continue reading Eco Friendly Foods Initiative

Hila Upcycle – saving the planet!

One of the many things I love about kayaking is that I get to train on the beautiful waterways around the Gold Coast and Brisbane.  During a session, I usually see a range of wildlife enjoying the water from ducks, swans, cormorants, kingfishers and other birds, to water dragons (lizards) and numerous unidentified fish that … Continue reading Hila Upcycle – saving the planet!

Motivation with Fitbit

A question I often get asked as an athlete is… how do you stay motivated?  Motivation is what drives you into action to achieve a goal. I believe that motivation comes when we see results from our efforts. To stay motivated you need a way of measuring your progress which will help you continue on … Continue reading Motivation with Fitbit

HorsePLAY

What do athletes do in their down time? Well something I love to do to relax and have fun after a long day training, is host an old fashion board game night with family and friends! Charity Op Shops are great places to find inexpensive board games, while supporting a worthy cause. One unique game … Continue reading HorsePLAY