Having raced in the Dubai 70.3 last year i was super excited to race it again this year to see how i would compare! This race is such a special race with an amazing atmosphere and build up to the race that i just had to come back and race again. I flew out with
So Bahrain 70,3 wasn’t on the race plan at the beginning of the year but after such a great season of racing i was feeling the lows of the end of the season and wanted one last “Fix”! So in a last minute spur of the moment thing, i booked a flight and hotel and it was
Weymouth 70.3 was a bonus race for me and one that i wanted to race as it was my local race living 30mins away. I qualified for the World Championships there last year and i was hoping to do that again this year although i was not sure exactly how it would go being a
In my usual style lets start this race report by setting out what my race plan and targets were for Chattanooga and then seeing how well i executed on them. With this being my first world championship race i didn’t really know what to expect apart from lots of ultrafast people…. I flew out a week early
So i think like allways that it would be good to start this race report by setting out what my race plan and targets were for Edinburgh and then seeing how well i executed them. I didn’t get the chance to visit Edinburgh prior to the race to sample the course and is it was
So on recommendation from a fellow training partner i decided to try out the latest “Fastest” aero helmet that is being talked about. After a good search on the internet i managed to find it for just under £350 which is a lot of a helmet, but if the claims are true then this i
I bought the On Running CloudFlash as a new racing shoe for Mallorca 70.3 as id trained in my old racing shoes too much and they were in need of replacement. My first impression of them were that they were a beautifully crafted shoe and i really didn’t want to spoil them by wearing them!
I bought the AEGIS II 3:5 after i had a poor swim at Dubai 70.3. (29:30 ish) My Archimedes II 3:5 had been stuck in France so i rush purchased (as the 3:5 was out of stock) a Archimedes II 4:4 and i really didn’t get on with it. It lifted me up at the
I’m currently using two wetsuits from HUUB, the Archimedes II 3:5 and the HUUB AEGIS II 3:5 Sleeveless wetsuit. ( actually have a 4:4 as well but its getting sold as i dont get on with it) I find that i swim much better with the AEGIS as it is less restrictive around the shoulders.
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