IronMan UK – Bolton July 14th 2019

Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional! (Murakami). Ordinary people, extraordinary goals. (Me)This was my third 140.6 Ironman. Daniel mentioned earlier in the year he was going to compete and complete his twelfth Ironman, which would qualify him for a Kona legacy slot and I instantly knew I had to join him. Along with Valentina, Daniel, Nicky, [...]

By |July 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My debut IronMan 140.6 Weymouth September 11th 2016

Race number #3070    We awoke Saturday in our caravan park about 4 miles from Weymouth and transition to armageddon. High winds, nil visibility and torrential rain battering our thin walls, if an Ironman’s tough this will make it impossible! All thoughts of a quick shake down ride and a dip in the sea went [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pescara 70.3, Italy 2016: Race Report

Pescara is located in the Abruzzo province 200 miles due east of Rome on Italy’s Adriatic coast. I was staying with friends who have a house, about 1 hours drive, near the spa village of Caramanico adjacent to the Maiella Nation Park (approx 40% of Abruzzo is covered with national parks). This is my third [...]

By |June 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Empathy

My coaching and training philosophy is based not on numbers and minute data, but an understanding of the individual. Today’s athletes are bombarded by information and statistics, which most of the time either goes over everyones heads, confuses the athlete and/or can demotivate. I like to listen, feel an empathy with my clients, listen to [...]

By |February 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments