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ACT Charity Wins National Award


A Canberra charity for which Michael Milton is an ...

READY FOR NOOSA?

Read Michael's blog for news about his Noosa journey

GETTING READY TO RACE NOOSA

WITH barely two weeks before Michael races his first ever Olympic distance triathlon, the nerves are starting to sho...

MICHAEL MILTON - AUSTRALIAN SPORT'S MAN FOR ALL SEASONS

From Hanson Media Group in Beijing
TRIATHLON, September 10: One of Australia's mo...

HOME AND CRASH

From Michael's blog...
Well I have been home for almost a month...

Breakfast with Michael Milton

Start your day with some inspiration when Michael Milton shares some stories over breakfast during Maroondah Busines...

DINNER FOR CHILDREN WITH BRAIN INJURY

Michael Milton will be the guest speaker at the 2011 Camp Lionheart Gala Dinner on Friday 14th October at Oatlands H...

Telling His Story

Earlier this year Michael Milton was invited to take part in the Australian Centre for Paralympic Studies Oral His...

PRESIDENTS PRIZE A REAL MOTIVATOR

The Toyota Dealership in Dubbo celebrated winning the 2010 Presidents Award with a weekend away in the Blue Mountain...

AMPED UP FOR RACING

Michael is searching for other amputees with a passion for mountain biking to join a new team called AMPED. ...

SPONSOR A HORSE

I was chatting to Simone Doherty from Pegasus Riding for the Disabled the other day....

RADIOTHON RAISES OVER $10,000

FM106.3 interviewed Michael about Snowy Hydro Southcare during a radiothon to raise funds for the rescue helicopter serv...

HOPES HIGH WITH WORLD CHAMP OUT

BEIJING Wednesday 7 September: JUST two days out from his international triathlon debut, Michael Milton's chances of...

BACK TO BEIJING

Michael Milton returns to Beijing for World Triathlon Championships
Friday 2 September 201...

Back in the Green and Gold

MICHAEL MILTON will once again compete for Australia, this time in triathlon at the 2011 World Championships...

Michael Milton: What Next?

FOUR MONTHS after a collision with a truck saw him hospitalised for a week with fractures in his spine, ribs...

Classic Raises Over $150,000 for Cancer Research

IT RAINED, it was cold and it was windy but plenty of people, including Michael Milton, braved the condition...

Triathlon Number Two

Michael completed his second triathlon at Huskisson on Jervis Bay just over a week ago. From a total field of just i...

Race a Duck

Michael Milton will be signing autographs, judging the team relay and refereeing the duck race at the inaugu...

Inspired by Life-changing Charity

Photo: Michael with Jack (8) who has cerebral-palsy. With a kinetic stander made by TADACT Jack can ...

Come to Life This Weekend

You may think it more sensible for Michael Milton to take a boat to Ballarat this weekend but, rest assured, the wea...

Punished Capitally

LAST WEEKEND Michael completed the Capital Punishment Mountain Bike Enduro in Canberra. He opted for the 50km course...

True Spirit of Competition

Check out this advertisement featuring Michael Milton. It is part of Skins' The True Spirit of Competition camp...

OSCA Support

Michael Milton travelled to Sydney in December to speak at only the fourth educational session for the new Oesophage...

Michael to Saddle Up for Cancer Classic

Michael Milton is on track to be fit and ready to ride in the Come to Life Ballarat Cycle Classic in Februar...

MILTON INJURES SPINE IN CYCLING ACCIDENT

Monday 4 October 2010
Five-time Paralympian Michael Milton is recovering in a Canberra hospital after suffe...

MICHAEL MILTON TO COMPETE IN NOOSA TRIATHLON

PARALYMPIAN Michael Milton says the running leg of the Noosa Triathlon is likely to be his weakest when he announced...

MORE FROM THE ART OF WALKING

Last summer Michael walked the Great Ocean Road in Victoria as part of a documentary about that stunning reg...

MICHAEL AND THE BIG PUSH

Michael joined 420 cyclists in July for North Queensland's biggest mountain b...

NOT-SO-MIDI-SMIDDY

LAST month Michael took part in the Midi-Smiddy Challenge, a demandi...

WHAT DO YOU WANT TO DO TOMORROW?

Michael's is just one of many authentic and unsc...

YOU CAN!

Michael has thrown his support behind a campaign to build youth cancer centres of excellence in Australia....

MILTON STARS ON WHITE PAGES COVER

From the White Pages Media Release:
Each year, locals are featured on the covers of the White Pages® direct...

YOUNG LEADERS HAVE THEIR SAY

In March Michael spoke to 6500 primary school students as part of the 2010 National Young Leaders Day....

BACK IN THE RACE

MICHAEL will return to competitive cycling when he competes in his first major cycling event since the Beiji...

MICHAEL SPEAKS TO 6500 FUTURE LEADERS

MORE than 6500 NSW primary school students gathered in Sydney recently for the National Young Leaders Day an...

THREE REMARKABLE PEOPLE, THREE AMAZING STORIES, ONE UNFORGETABLE WALK

Walking greats star in stunning new documentary: The Art of Walking.
...

RALLY FOR ACCESS TO EDUCATION

MICHAEL joined hundreds of children, parents, carers and teachers at a rally in Canberra last week to highli...

ON THE BIKE DAY AND NIGHT

MORE than 2600 riders in 545 teams completed the Mont 24 Hour Mountain Bike Race just outside Canberra and, ...

NEVER-ENDING CYCLE

ALTHOUGH not competing seriously at the moment, Michael continues to cycle regularly - both on road and off ...

MILTON TO "SMILE FOR SMIDDY''

HE can't seem to stay away from the big rides and at the end ...

CLOSE SHAVE

From The Canberra Times by Louis Andrews
...

MILTON PREDICTS PARALYMPIANS WILL BETTER OLYMPIC RESULTS

ON the eve of the Vancouver Paralympic Games, Australia's most successful winter athl...

THE ART OF WALKING

"Awesome scenery, fantastic food, heaps of fun... what's not to like?"
That was Michael Mi...

WOBBLES, GASPS AND FAINTING

Ever tried to have a conversation with someone when you're riding your bike? Try riding your bike in a busin...

SPEED SKI RETURN?

Michael is considering a return to speed skiing in 2011 following news that the world's fastest speed skiing...

NO LEAVE NO LIFE

Did you see Michael on Channel Seven's new showNo Leave No Life ...

SPEAKING BUSINESS GROWS

Michael's popularity as a speaker continues to grow with some notable clients working with him in the last 1...

MORE PNG COAST TO COAST

After the last newsletter (read story here), we had a lot of requests for some more...

Still going around

How technical were the mountain bike legs?
This is a shot going up a steep climb coming out of a river ...

Getting some life balance

Did you have to modify your crutches at all?
I made some new crutch tips using ski pole tips. The idea ...

The face says it all

You must be bloody exhausted at the end of each day. Do your shoulders ache? How much harder for you is it than for ...

The watery end of a long, hot journey

Did you enjoy the trip?
Yes, absolutely. I wouldn't say I love every minute of it as there were some to...

WALKING AND WHEELING KOKODA

WALKING Kokoda isn't challenging enough?
Austr...

PUSHING PEDALS FOR CANCER

It will be a long weekend in the saddle for Michael Milton, taking part in two cyc...

ANTI-DOPING DVD

The Australian Anti-Doping Sports Authority has released an updated version of its Pure Performance in Sport...

MORE THAN A CENTURY'S WORK

AS patron of Pegasus Riding for the Disabled in Canberra, Michael was asked to officially unveil an honour board at ...

AUSSIE MOUNTAINEER TICKS OFF LAST MOUNTAIN

MOUNTAINEER, Andrew Lock, became the first Australian to summit all 14 of the world's highest peaks when he stood at...

UPDATE ON MICHAEL'S DAD

It's been almost seven months since John Milton's accident but the good news is...

A UNIQUE CHALLENGING ADVENTURE

Come on a unique Kokoda adventure...
M...

MILTON "OVERWHELMED" BY CENTRE'S COMMITMENT TO KIDS

THE FEEDBACK from a recent presentation Michael g...

KING DONATES TO FOUNDATION

King Financial Services in Canberra have made a donation of over $1000 to help establish a foundation that M...

BODY AND BRAIN OVERHAUL

Watch out for Michael Milton appearing on Channel Ten and Ten HD One's new TV show'Body...

LOCK RETURNS TO 'DEATH ZONE'

AUSTRALIA'S most successful high altitude mountaineer, Andrew Lock, wil...

MILTON HUNG ON WALL OF FAME

MICHAEL is one of 88 athletes to be honoured on a Wall of Fame at the ACT Academy of Sport's main gymnasium....

UPDATE ON MICHAEL'S DAD

The Milton family is happy to report that, after almost five months in the spinal unit at Royal North Shore Hospital...

ONE COLD COLD MORNING

TWENTY FIVE brave LJ Hooker team members joined Michael to walk up Mt Ainslie in Canberra very early on what turned ...

MICHAEL MILTON ON THE SQUIZ

THE SQUIZ airs on SBS every Saturday at 8.30pm. Michael Milton will be one of the show's guests on Saturday 29 Augus...

BACK ON SNOW

AFTER more than three years off snow, Michael has dusted off his skis to spend two weeks coaching development athlet...

"THROWING A LEG OVER" WITH VINTAGE REDS

LAST MONTH Michael joined some Queensland Rugby legends to "throw a leg over" and cyc...

THE ROAD TO ROME

BEFORE the Australian Swim Team left home bound for the World Championships in Rome, they spent some time with Micha...

THE ANGRY DOCTOR

LOOKS like Michael Milton will be seeing a very different doctor in Sept...

FREQUENT TRAVELLER

JUNE 2009 was Michael's busiest month in almost two years, with more than 12 corporate speaking engagements in seven...

MARK WEBBER CHALLENGE RAISES MORE THAN $300,000

MICHAEL competed in the November 2008 Mark Webber Pure Tasmania Challenge which raised $250,000 for the Leukaemia Fo...

UPDATE ON MICHAEL'S DAD

FOUR months after an accident at his NSW south coast home left him with a spinal injury, Michael's dad John is still...

TOASTMASTERS HONOUR

MICHAEL Milton was honoured to receive the Monaro Division Toastmasters ACT & Region Communicator of the Year aw...

"TRULY INSPIRATIONAL"

Michael is back on the professional speaker circuit and has been busy in the first few months of 2009 speaking for p...

UVEX BRAND DEMANDS ATTENTION

Long-time sponsors of Michael Milton, Uvex, is gaining market share with some savvy advertising and public relations. ...

CALLING ALL RIGHT LEG AMPUTEES

MICHAEL'S wife Penni is tired of throwing out perfectly good left shoes!
"It hurts to put brand new shoes i...

MOUNTAINEER WONT GIVE UP

AFTER being forced to cancel his latest Himilayan expedition and returned to Australia, mountaineer Andrew Lock has ...

JOHN MILTON

For those of you who know Michael's father: John had an accident at home on Monday 23 March and was subsequently flo...

MOUNTAIN MEN

Michael has thrown his support behind little-known Andrew Lock, Australia's most successful high altitude mountainee...

THE RECOVERY CONTINUES

A few months shy of the second anniversary of Michael's cancer diagnosis and there is no sign of the disease returni...

WELCOME ROWDY MILTON

Michael and Penni's second child Angus Rowdy Milton arrived on 17 November, one day before Michael flew out to take ...

SWAPPING WHEELS FOR SKIS IN JINDABYNE

Michael made his annual pilgrimage to Jindabyne recently to take part in a weekend of cycling that he first organise...

MARK WEBBER CHALLENGE ON TV

Sunday 12th April at 1.30pm nationally on Network Ten
Thursday 2nd April on Networ...

SPORTS PERFORMER AWARDS 2008

Michael was one of seven nominees selected by a media panel forPerformer of the Year with a Disability at the second...

MILTON JOINS TOUR RIDE

Michael joined 7000 cyclists in Adelaide in January to ride the fourth stage of the Tour Down Under.
He rod...

Australian Story Re-Run

Hits to Michael's website reached record numbers on Saturday 20 December after ABC1 replayed the Australian Stor...

MILTON SURVIVES DAY ONE OF CHALLENGE

WEDNESDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2008: Despite a less than ideal preparation, Michael Milton and his Team Toyota partner, Tony ...

AUSTRALIAN STORY RE-RUN

Michael's Australian Story "Take It To The Limit" has been selected to be re-run in the Summer Series on ABC 1. It will ...

MILTON FEATURES IN KIDS CANCER CAMPAIGN

MICHAEL MILTON will feature in a clever TV campaign to help raise funds and awareness of childhood cancer. ...

MILTON INSPIRES YOUNG SKIERS

Thanks to Skins, Michael attended the NSW Snowsports Cross-Country (NSWSXC) Awards in Jindabyne the weekend after he...

GROWING TRAFFIC

More and more people are visiting Michael's dedicated website each month, with September figures reaching an all-tim...

A FURTHER CHALLENGE

There's no rest for Michael as he begins training for the Mark Webber Pure Tasmania Challenge - a five-day adventure...

ONE YEAR ON

Michael and his family marked the 12 month anniversary of his surgery for Oesophageal Cancer with a session at the l...

TOYOTA HAS GAMES COVERED

Click here for up-to-date Paralympic Games news and results,...

MILTON WINDS UP SUMMER CAMPAIGN

Paralympic ski champion Michael Milton wound up his Paralympic Games campaign today, riding in his first internation...

MILTON MOVES FOCUS TO THE ROAD

By Ray Chesterton in Beijing, September 12, 2008
...

MILTON OUT OF STEAM

By Ray Chesterton in Beijing, 10 September 2008
Michael Milton yesterday failed to qualify for the cycling ...

MICHAEL'S RACE TIMES IN BEIJING

7 September, 1330-1450 - 1000m (Kilo) Time Trial (track)
9 September, 0930-1010 - 3000m Pursuit Time Trial ...

PERSONAL BEST FOR MILTON

2008 Paralympic Games, Beijing, Sunday 7 September 2008
Michael Milton celebrated his sixth Paralympic Game...

MILTON TO LEAD MEDAL ASSAULT


By Ray Chesterton in Beijing, September 7 2008 ...

SEND A MESSAGE OF SUPPORT TO MICHAEL

Click here to send Michael a message of support.

OH WHAT A TEAM! TOYOTA AMBASSADOR HEADS TO BEIJING

Toyota Ambassador, Michael Milton, has officially been announced as part of the Australian Paralympic Team competing...

MILTO'S BEIJING BLOG

Check out Michael's blog from Beijing.
He's already started the update with an entry celebrating his knee! ...

ABC TV BRINGS BEST PARALYMPIC TV COVERAGE IN WORLD

ABC TV's coverage of the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games will be the biggest effort by any broadcaster, anywhere in th...

IT'S OFFICIAL - MILTO'S OFF TO BEIJING!

Friday 27 June 2008, Sydney: Michael Milton can pack his bags for Beijing after his place on the Australian Cycling ...

COUNTDOWN TO OFFICIAL TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT

WITH four days until the official Beijing team announcement this Friday, Michael Milton is focussing on training, co...

MILTON RAMPS UP TRAINING AHEAD OF BEIJING

MONDAY 16 JUNE, CANBERRA: Michael Milton has increased his training load as he prepares for his sixth Paralympic Gam...

MILTON WINS SPOT FOR HIS SIXTH PARALYMPIC GAMES

FRIDAY 6 JUNE, CANBERRA: A year ago even Michael Milton thought his Beijing dreams were over. But today the skier-tu...

60 Minutes on NINE this Sunday @ 7.30pm

WATCH 60 Minutes this Sunday on NINE at 7.30pm.
60 Minutes featured Michael MIlton on the show in 2003 afte...

AUSTRALIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE STATEMENT

APC STATEMENT - CYCLING NOMINATIONS June 6 2008
The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) ...

MILTON AWAITS HIS FATE

Monday 26 May 2008: Michael Milton faces a nervous wait as the selectors for the Australian Paralympic cycling team ...

MILTON'S LAST CHANCE

Friday 23 May 2008: Michael Milton arrived in Adelaide this morning ahead of this weekend's Paralympic cycling trial...

WHO IS YOUR FAVOURITE AUSTRALIAN?

Is it Michael Milton? Someone else?
Who would you like to see in the new National Portrait Gallery in Canbe...

TROUBLE-FREE TORCH RELAY

Michael carried the Beijing Olympic Torch through the business centre of Canberra on Thursday, accompanied by the ch...

MILTON IN FINAL BURST FOR PARALYMPIC TEAM

Toyota News Release, Wednesday 23 April 2008: Paralympic skier-turned-cyclist Michael Milton is quietly confident he...

HERE'S TO GOOD HEALTH

Thursday 17 April 2008: TWO days out from the second round of Australian cycling team trials, Michael is hoping his ...

MILTON CALLS FOR PEACEFUL PROTESTS

Friday 11 April 2008: One of Australia's most respected athletes, Michael Milton, is calling on protesters to show r...

ALPHA MAGAZINE

Make sure you get your copy of the May edition of Alpha Magazine, featuring a story on Michael.
Journalist ...

MICHAEL ON AUSTRALIAN STORY

WHAT WERE YOU DOING WHEN THE EPISODE WENT TO AIR?
Penni and I thought about going to the pub with a few fri...

MILTON OVERLOOKED FOR PARALYMPICS WILDCARD

By John-Paul Moloney from The Canberra Times
Canberra cyclist Michael Milton's Paralympic ...

TIME RUNNING OUT FOR MILTON

Sunday 31 March 2008, Adelaide: Time is running out for skier-turned-cyclist Michael Milton as he struggles to find ...

CANBERRA RIDER AIMS FOR BEIJING

Congratulations to Canberra-based Rob Oakley who was recently included on the 'long list' for selection to represent...

TRIALS LOOM FOR STRUGGLING MILTON

WEDNESDAY 26 MARCH 2008: With trials for the 2008 Paralympic Cycling Team now just three days away, Michael Milton h...

MILTON'S CHALLENGE - QUALIFICATION

How it works…
Cycling Australia in conjunction with the Australian Paralympic Committee de...

REACHING OUT

When Michael was diagnosed with Oesophageal Cancer last year there were many many offers of support and help fro...

MILTON CELEBRATES CHINESE NEW YEAR

Michael was a special guest at celebrations to mark the Chinese New Year in Canberra on 17 February. As one of two O...

MILTON TO CARRY BEIJING TORCH

Michael Milton will carry the Olympic flame when it comes to Canberra on Thursday 24 April.
As one of two O...

MILTO'S AUSTRALIAN STORY

You can still see the show online at ...

MILTON COMEBACK ON TRACK

WEDNESDAY 6 FEBRUARY: Skier-turned-cyclist, Michael Milton, launched his comeback this week at the Australian Track ...

MILTON BACK IN THE SADDLE

Skier-turned-cyclist, Michael Milton, will compete in the Australian Elite Track Cycling Championships in Sydney thi...

STILL CLIMBING MOUNTAINS

Michael scaled Pigeonhouse Mountain on the NSW South Coast early in December, barely eight weeks after major surgery...

FOURTH PLACE MILESTONE FOR MILTON

Michael Milton reached a milestone in his comeback with a fourth place in the Wednesday night criterium races in Can...

MILTON HONOURED AT NSW AWARDS

It was only his second public outing since being diagnosed with cancer, but Milton wasn't going to miss the NSWIS Aw...

MORE NEW WHEELS

Milton will ride a new track bike at the Australian Elite Track Championships this week.
The bright yellow ...

SPEAKING FREELY

Michael's career as a motivational speaker had grown into a good business when he was diagnosed with cancer in July ...

ENDURANCE TESTED

Milton started the New Year with a 96km ride in the fifth annual Johnny Warren Jamberoo Classic on 6 January from Lo...

MILTON MARRIES

SUNDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 2007: Michael Milton and his partner of five years, Penni Lewer, were married yesterday in a cere...

MILTON TO TEST TOYOTA AURION TRD

Michael has the go-ahead from Toyota to test drive the new Aurion TRD on the Wakefield Park raceway in Goulburn. ...

SKINS STICK WITH MILTON

One of Michael's key sponsors, Skins Compression Garments, has confirmed the company's continued support throughout ...

OLD SKIS NEW SKIERS

Michael recently donated six pairs of race skis to future winter Paralympians.
Head Coach of the Australian...

TV CAMPAIGN SUCCESS

Austcare's television advertisement featuring Michael has generated over $13000 in donations for the world humanitar...

MILTON BOUND FOR US TV

Michael will feature in a documentary about some of the world's best skiers with a disability due to air on US TV in...

BEST FOOT FORWARD

SATURDAY 30 JUNE 2007: Michael joined seven other ACT celebrities on the dance floor in a local version of 'Dancing ...

MILTON V CANCER: ROUND 2

THURSDAY 12 JULY 2007: Michael Milton today announced he has been diagnosed with a squamous cell tumour in his oesop...

MILTON OUT OF AUSTRALIAN CYCLING TEAM

MICHAEL MILTON'S chances of competing in his first summer Paralympic Games have taken a blow with a mystery illness ...

MILTON'S SUMMER CAMPAIGN ON TRACK

Canberra Times, June 7 2007
By Chris Wilson
He's vowed to return to the mountain tops again, but s...

MILTON SWAPS OLD PHONES FOR NEW TREES

WEDNESDAY 23 MAY, DARLING HARBOUR: Michael Milton urged everyone to recycle their old mobile phones today in a campa...

SPEAKING OUT AGAINST BULLIES

FRIDAY 25 MAY 2007: Michael Milton helped launch National Safe Schools Week at Parliament House in Canberra yesterda...

MILLION PAWS CANBERRA'S BEST EVER

The recent Million Paws Walk was Canberra's best yet with 6000 people and more than 3000 dogs walking around Lake Bu...

MICHAEL MEETS YOUNG ELI

On a recent business trip to Perth, Michael took some time out to visit eight-year-old Eli who is being treated for ...

MILTON'S GOLDEN KEY

Michael Milton was one of five people, including Kevin Rudd, presented with an honorary membership to the Golden Key...

SEEING MORE OF MICHAEL MILTON THESE DAYS?

Commercial television stations around the country will air Austcare's community service announcement (CSA) featuring...

GOODBYE TO CAIT

Michael, his sister Jennie and I (Michael's partner Penni), are saddened by the death of our friend and British spee...

reACT ROOFING AND MICHAEL MILTON: TOGETHER ON TOP

Canberra's number one roofing specialists, reACT Roofing, is the latest company to sponsor Michael.
The com...

MILTON IN AT NUMBER 58

Keeping company with some of his own sporting heroes, Michael Milton came in at number 58 on Alpha Magazine's recent...

FASTEST ON SNOW MEETS FASTEST ON WATER

Australia's fastest skier, Michael Milton, will start what's expected to be the most spectacular race at the 2007 Si...

MILTON SECOND IN FIRST ROAD RACE

Fri 30/3/07: Battling windy conditions, skiing sensation and now cyclist, Michael Milton, came second in his first r...

FREEWHEELING IN NEW SPORT

Wed 28/3/07: Michael Milton will compete in his second major cycling meet this weekend just eight months after takin...

LOW SNOW FORCES GO SLOW

March 2007: Disappointing snow falls in Europe have forced Michael Milton, Australia's fastest skier, to delay anoth...

CANBERRA RAIDERS AND MICHAEL MILTON TEAM UP TO PEDAL LANDMINE ACTION WEEK

Wed 28/3/07: Austcare Ambassador and Raiders Number One ticket holder, Michael Milton, joined club managers and play...

MILTON TOP SECRET GUEST SPEAKER

Sat 24/3/07: Michael Milton was the keynote guest at a last night's showcase dinner to sell Canberra as a conference...

WALK KOKODA WITH MICHAEL MILTON

Michael Milton skis down slopes at over 200km/h, has won a dozen gold medals and climbed Africa's highest pe...

BICYCLES FOR CAMBODIAN LANDMINE WORKERS

Michael Milton and the Canberra Cycling Club joined forces to raise enough money to buy new bicycles for 32 landmine...

CLUBSACT SPORTSTAR FOR FEBRUARY

February 2007: In recognition of his impressive debut performances at the 2007 Australian Track Cycling Championship...

MILTON FEATURES IN AUSTCARE TV CAMPAIGN

Michael Milton will feature in a television advertising campaign for Austcare, the first for the international human...

SPORT V SCIENCE FOR AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR

Boffins or athletes: who'll be honoured By DOUG CONWAY
From The Daily Telegraph, Thursday, January 18, 2007...

WHO'LL BE OUR 2007 AUSSIE OF THE YEAR?

There's just one week to go until the recipients of the Australian of the Year Awards 2007 are announced at a ceremo...

MILTON CONQUERS KOKODA TRACK

Friday, 10 November 2006: Port Moresby
Michael Milton, Australia's fastest skier, today completed the gruel...

MICHAEL MILTON NAMED 2007 ACT AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR

Australia 's fastest skier and Canberran favourite, Michael Milton, has been chosen as ACT's ...

AUCTION SUCCESS

Starlight Foundation: 'Cycling with Michael Milton' package sold for $2000. Five people and Michael...

Home and Crash

16/9/2011 10:32 AM

Well I have been home for five days now and, as expected and feared, I have definitely crashed.
It's pretty...

Off to Noosa for my first Olympic distance tri

28/10/2011 5:00 PM

The time has come. I am on the plane on the way to Noosa and the race. My family is travelling with me which is a ni...

A Bit Bored in Beijing

9/9/2011 12:57 PM

What is the deal with me being organised? I normally have stuff all over the place and am always in a hurry hours ou...

Back to Beijing

8/9/2011 12:31 AM

Well I am back in Beijing for my first attempt at the World Triathlon Championships.
Funny how things go in...

MILTON IN AT NUMBER 58

Keeping company with some of his own sporting heroes, Michael Milton came in at number 58 on Alpha Magazine's recent...

MILTON TO CARRY BEIJING TORCH

Michael Milton will carry the Olympic flame when it comes to Canberra on Thursday 24 April.
As one of two O...

Now I am a triathlete

9/9/2011 10:44 PM

Today was a good day. After all the nerves and uncertainty earlier I went out, worked hard, suffered and had a good ...

MILTO'S NEW WEBSITE

Michael's new website was developed by IASP, a leading Australian Software as a Service (SaaS) prov...

Wrap-up from Capital Punishment

23/3/2011 2:34 PM

The first Capital Punishment was held last year. I loved the concept: to link all of Canberra's fantastic mountain b...

SUPPORT FROM AFAR

When Michael was diagnosed with cancer, he received hundreds of emails, phone calls and letters from friends in Aust...

Wrap-up from Michael's second triathlon

23/3/2011 2:28 PM

The race didn't start well when I made a silly mistake walking down to the beach wearing my running shoe which meant...

MILTON PASSES ON CLOSING HONOUR TO 'YOUNG GUN'

TURIN , Italy , March 19 AAP - Five-time Paralympian Michael Milton was asked to be flagbearer at tonight's Closing ...

Wrap-up from the Paluma Push

19/7/2010 5:01 PM

Monday 19 July 2010
I had never been to Townsville before and there is a 70km mountain bike event there spo...

WALKING KOKODA - ONE STEP AT A TIME

Michael Milton learned many things during the eight days he took to walk the Kokoda Track. But it was an innocent ga...

Wrap-up from the Midi-Smiddy

28/7/2010 3:10 PM

Well my plan to get out of Canberra for a nice warm event didn't really come off. Two wet days and a climb over the ...

Beijing day 3

3/9/2008 5:33 PM

Hi All
Today was a beautiful day to ride on a velodrome. Nice high temperatures 26 to 29 degrees from 9 til...

1 year anniversary

29/9/2008 11:00 AM

Hi
Today (September 29) is the one year anniversary of my surgery for Oesophageal Cancer. A lot has happene...

Ballimore Public School

28/8/2008 3:18 PM

Ballimore Public School is a small country school in central-west NSW. One class there with just seven students has ...

Here I am in Beijing

2/9/2008 10:50 PM

Hi All
Well here I am in the Paralympic village. It has been a busy but good day. I am sitting here in a li...

Mark Webber Challenge

20/10/2008 3:16 PM

Hi All
Well I have been a little slack on the BLOG since my return from China but I have not been slack on ...

My crazy life

13/11/2008 3:39 PM

Well with the Mark Webber Challenge starting next week I can't justify being slack with the blog any longer. ...

My first race

8/9/2008 9:04 AM

A day in the Village seems to disappear so quickly. There is always so much to get done and it seems to take longer ...

Opening Ceremony

8/9/2008 9:03 AM

Well I am sitting here in my room while the opening ceremony is happening. There is a pretty weird vibe happening at...

PNG coast to coast trip

21/10/2009 10:56 PM

Trip report on the Coast to Coast Challenge PNG
Our schedule was always going to make this a tough trip for...

RACE TIMES IN BEIJING

6/9/2008 2:02 AM

7 September, 1330-1450 - 1000m (Kilo) Time Trial (track)
9 September, 0930-1010 - 3000m Pursuit Time Trial ...

The Mark Webber Challenge

30/11/2008 9:10 AM

Day 1 -Cradle MountainandDove Lake
After being quite nervous about this event and my ability to finish, it ...

The Pursuit

9/9/2008 5:42 PM

Hi All
Well a bit of a disapointing day for me. I rode a plan with a bit of risk in it and was hoping for t...

The Road course

11/9/2008 10:15 PM

Hi All
Well since my pursuit race I have been doing all the things an athlete should be doing to get ready ...

The Road Race

14/9/2008 1:13 PM

Hi All
Well my events are now over and it is a real relief to be able to kick back now the pressure is all ...

Up Up and away

31/8/2008 6:10 PM

Well it is time. All the hard work is basically done and it is time to head over and see what I am made of. ...

Welcome back

4/4/2009 4:28 PM

Hi all and welcome back to my blog. I need to welcome myself back also.
I am at Sydney airport on my way ba...

A night in hospital

11/8/2008 6:24 PM

I am a bit frustrated that my health has interrupted training again.
During our first track training sessio...

Going around and around in circles

26/8/2008 10:47 PM

Hi all
Well I don't know if I have been spending enough time on the BLOG lately. I hope that during my time...

The hard work continues

15/8/2008 9:22 AM

Well my week has been steadily improving. The heart issue that happened last sunday has not been repeated. My knee t...

Tough times

20/8/2008 1:03 PM

Hi All
Well as usual things have been up and down. It always seems like there is at least one thing going w...

Perth Day 2

9/8/2008 9:31 PM

Hi All
Great to see a few people reading the blog and putting some replies in. Having your support is fanta...