Tag Archives: Swim

Key Swim Training Sessions Each Week

Based on a talk given at Giant / Blueseventy Event In London on 2nd Feb 2017 Video of talk can be found here. Before getting into any specific sessions we should start with the fundamentals – whatever level of swimmer … Continue reading

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Key Swim Sessions Each Week

Based on a talk given at Giant / Blueseventy Event In London on 2nd Feb 2017 Video of talk can be found here. Before getting into any specific sessions we should start with the fundamentals  – whatever level of swimmer … Continue reading

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Ironman Swim Starts

I’m a bit of a stickler for rules. I think it’s the mathematician in me. It means if I think of a set of rules I can’t help but find myself checking the boundary conditions, mentally checking what would happen … Continue reading

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Eddington Review 2012

The picture shows a history of the progression of a selection of my Eddington Numbers. The graph is trying to visualise whether the numbers are approaching a limit. It seems pretty clear that my daily swim KM number of 9 … Continue reading

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Swimming Tips

This morning I swam in massive seas at Puerto Del Carmen in Lanzarote. There has been some volcanic eruption going on under the sea near here, which is apparently, resulting in lots of jellyfish in to the area often closing … Continue reading

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Ball Of Fish

This mornings swim was interrupted early on when we saw this massive ball of fish about 500m out from the beach. Never seen anything like it – kind of like the picture above. I dived down in amongst it which … Continue reading

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Getting Ready For Austria

First up a response to the second comment on my last entry. I don’t have any current footage of me running, if it’s of interest I will sort some. Anyway, when I decided to try and sort my running out … Continue reading

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Lanzarote Camp

Not managed any photos this trip yet so the photo is from two years ago when we came out here just as I was able to ride. I find myself harping back to my injury two years ago though part … Continue reading

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Swim Review

It’s that time of year when I do a review of each discipline and consider changes for next year. It’s been a pretty good and consistent year with my swim performances at Ironman: 51:19 (NZ), 52:31 (Lanza), 57:39 (Kona) and … Continue reading

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Post Race Thoughts

Finally Lava Java feels like a civilised place to hang out. It’s the Thursday after the race and things are really starting to settle down. It’s noticeable how much friendlier staff in restaurants and cafes are now. I’m guessing it’s … Continue reading

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