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Entries in 70.3 (15)

Sunday
May272018

Challenge Lisboa Half (19.05.18) 

The last blog was September last year? Ok, well let's time-hop past Kona, Christmas, off season skiing and training, and zip straight to recent events at Challenge Lisbon...

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Monday
Sep182017

IM Copenhagen & 70.3 Weymouth (17.09.17)

A quick recap on Copenhagen since I didn't blog about that at the time, then onto the in's and out's of the race in Weymouth. A wonderfully British place to race with beach-huts, bunting and paddle boats, and it was great to be back racing on UK soil after a 7year absence. Read on for an update on the weekend's weather and condition of the Dorset hedgerows...

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Wednesday
Aug092017

70.3 Gdynia (09.08.17)

Another month, another 2nd place and another blog. While I say 'another 2nd place' it is in fact my first ever 70.3 podium - how about that! Five weeks on from IM Austria and I'm happy that I'm finally seeing some progress in fitness. A smooth recovery from racing in Klagenfurt, the accumulation of races, a few higher intensity sessions in the interim and my body seems to be responding in the appropriate fashion by getting stronger and faster - Hurrah! In other news I've qualified for Kona...

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Friday
Jun232017

St Moritz & 70.3 Luxembourg (23.06.17)

Here we have a bit of a training update from St Moritz, a brief reflection on 70.3 Luxembourg and a look forward to the next race at Klagenfurt in Austria...

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Monday
May082017

Challenge Lisboa Half (08.05.17)

Race #3 was Challenge half Lisboa and I felt like there were some signs of fitness returning, mostly on the bike. I finished 6th which is sort of neither here nor there really compared to where I'd expect or like to be when fit-fit, but that's not where I am right now, so I'll not be beating myself up about that. I've had a chat with the ego, and she's adjusted accordingly...

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Sunday
Apr232017

Challenge Gran Canaria Half (23.04.17)

Oof, 9th... I've got a bunch excuses... but they mean nothing. Drilling down I'm not fit yet and a race with handy competitors is always going to show the true picture. Excuses and performance aside, this was planned as a training race ...I'm keeping the eyes looking forward and the mind on the goals further down the road...

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Thursday
Nov192015

Austin to Cozumel (18.11.15)

Flights are good opportunities for blogging. Fact. I'm on my way to Cozumel from Austin Tx. where of course I did the 70.3 and ran myself into 3rd place on the podium. End blog. (Just kidding. Please read on...)

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Friday
Nov022012

Post Race-Report Race-Report (02.11.12)

Drugs, drafters and course cutters at Miami 70.3. Ugly sides of the sport in beautiful sunny Florida...

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