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Brad Peters back raring to go

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1 Brad Peters back raring to go on Mon Nov 15, 2010 1:36 pm

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http://www.maitlandmercury.com.au/news/local/sport/athletics/lure-of-extra-pace-brings-peters-back-to-city/1995555.aspx


Brad Peters back with coach Tony Fairweather.


Lure of extra pace brings Peters back to city
By JOSH CALLINAN
Maitland Mercury
12 Nov, 2010


The last time Brad Peters was in the Maitland region he picked up three to four metres of pace over the sprint distance.

Three years on and the former national weightlifting champion has relocated from Brisbane to Kurri Kurri in an attempt to recapture the vibe under coach Tony Fairweather.

The 34-year-old said training with Fairweather was the secret to his success last time around and he wants to refocus his energy into athletics, starting with the Macksville Gift on Saturday.

“This will be my first run of the season so I’m just looking forward to getting back onto the track,” Peters said.

“I really wanted to get back into it, which is why I moved back here ... Tony [Fairweather] is one of the best coaches in the country.

“Here in Maitland you can front up to sessions and Tony can check your technique whereas in Brisbane I was just on a program.

“The program was still good but it was just not the same as training with Tony and the squad.

“Last time I was here was around three years ago and I had the best year since I started running back in 2003.

“I picked up about three or four metres of pace and made four or five finals.”

This included an appearance in the 2008 Stawell Gift final, a win at the Maryborough Gift in 2008, second place in the Sheffield Bay Gift in 2007 and in the same year Peters was a finalist in the Macksville Gift.

Peters, who won several national weight lifting championships in the late 1990s in the 59kg class, will be hoping he can make the final field once more across the 70 metres and gift races on Saturday.

Also striving for further glory from Fairweather’s training crew will be East Maitland’s Laura Whaler, Rutherford’s Anna Delforce and Amanda Cole from Raymond Terrace.

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2 Re: Brad Peters back raring to go on Tue Nov 16, 2010 3:59 pm

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See Peters is entered for Whyalla. should go OK off 8.00

3 Re: Brad Peters back raring to go on Tue Nov 16, 2010 4:54 pm

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Saw him at Macksville and he is a long way from his best. Clearly has only recently started back with Fairweather.

Good luck to him though. One of the best starters for a front marker that I've seen in recent times.

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