Category Archives: Race Week

Race Kit

This morning I was up nice and early to meet Roger and test my new Oomph race suit. I certainly like the look and feel of the suit. I did a pretty swift swim out to the halfway buoy and … Continue reading

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What To Race In

Oh what should I wear to the ball ? It’s always a dilemma here in Kona as it’s a none wetsuit swim. All those tried and tested approaches over the years go out the window when you can’t just wear … Continue reading

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Parade Of Nations

It’s hotting up in Kona now with the formalities starting. This evening was The Parade of Nations. An event that I always attend and encourage other athletes to come to. The locals come out and cheer and seem generally pleased … Continue reading

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On Being Fulltime

Thought strictly speaking I’m not full time anymore as our coaching business takes a decent amount of time each week I am still fully flexible in my work hours and have had a period where I’ve been able to allocate … Continue reading

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The Magic Number Is…

You have to get to the end of this post to get the meaning of the title. First… last night I swapped my aero set up one last time. Luckily I brought elbow pads out in anticipation of this moment. … Continue reading

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Pre Race Thoughts

The picture today is of our EverydayTraining athletes out here in Lanzarote ready to race. It’s very exciting not only racing here myself but also having a couple of guys I coach out racing as well. The work has been … Continue reading

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Ready, Steady, GO!

All my bags are checked in, my bike is racked. All that is left to do now is munch my monster steak and salad then try and get some sleep. Boy am I nervous. Last two mornings I’ve woken so … Continue reading

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Ready To Go

It’s becoming a bit of a tradition for me to take a picture of my bike pre race. This is quite early as I’m not sure what web access I’ll have from tomorrow. So here’s my bike all ready to … Continue reading

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Resting Up

I am now in rest mode. Yesterday I did a solid 30 minute run. Today I swam round the jetty and have done a 50 minute ride. Tomorrow nothing. The swim was pretty tough as it was ROUGH. At the … Continue reading

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Dolphins

OK thats not a picture of a dolphin but rather my bike all ready to go. This mornings swim was unbelievable. I swam with Rachel to the 1.2 mile buoy and as we approached we heard and then saw a … Continue reading

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