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Kona 2013

I’ve put off writing my race report as I didn’t really know where to start. Of course there’s the race day itself, but there’s also the days and months leading up to that moment went you’re treading water in the warm Pacific waters, waiting for the gun to go. Coming into the Ironman World Championships […]

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Don’t mess with Texas

There was a common theme to Saturday’s race and that was HEAT. It was hot. Really hot. I became a little obsessed: I think heat/hot got ten mentions in my speech at the awards banquet. I’d arrived into The Woodlands on Wednesday to pretty pleasant temperatures but as the week went on it was clear […]

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Oceanside 70.3

Packing up to head to Oceanside I felt really ready to race. My last race was Kona, which felt less like a race and more like an exercise in getting from a to b. Watching the season get underway I wanted to get in amongst the action, and by diving into Oceanside as my first […]

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On your marks…

Since my last update I have pretty much had my head down training. Not so unusual and pretty much the story with every triathlete out there. In past years I have typically kicked off my season with a bang: Abu Dhabi triathlon followed by an early season Ironman. Not so this year. While it was […]

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Kona 2012

Kona 2012

It’s always harder to write about a disappointing race versus a good one. Eleventh is my lowest placing at Kona, so of course I am disappointed with how race day panned out. However, I’m an optimist – there’s always something positive to be taken from a race and at least there’s plenty of fire in […]

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