Posts made in October, 2012

Sígueme mañana en la carrera/ Follow my race tomorrow

»Posted by on Oct 12, 2012 in Ironman | 0 comments

Para los que me queráis seguir mañana en el Campeonato del Mundo de Ironman en Hawaii. Tenéis que pinchar en este link mañana Sábado a partir de las 7 de la tarde hora española: http://kona.ironman.com/tracker.html e introducir el numero 1330 donde pone “Enter Last Name or BIB #” (a la derecha de la pantalla). Incluyo una foto para que lo veáis más claro. Gracias por vuestro apoyo!   For those who want to follow me tomorrow in the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii, you need to click the following link from 7 pm (CET time) on Saturday 13th: http://kona.ironman.com/tracker.html and introduce my BIB number where it says “Enter Last Name or BIB #” (right side of your screen). I attach a picture that clarifies how to do it. Thanks for your...

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Ironman dreams…

»Posted by on Oct 10, 2012 in Random thoughts | 0 comments

What an incredible evening in Kona!!! I have met many of the greatest triathletes in the world. Here are some pics: Chris Mccormack (2x World Champion in Kona) Chrissie Wellington (4x World Champion) Marino Vanhoenacker (holder of the second fastest Ironman ever: 7:45:58)  Julie Dibens (2009 world champion in both Xterra and 70.3) And finally, the living legend…. Mark Allen (6x Ironman World Champion)  This is Kona, the place where Ironman dreams come...

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The work is done

»Posted by on Oct 10, 2012 in Ironman, Training | 1 comment

This is it. Tomorrow I’ll be taking the day off and on Friday I’ll practice the 3 sports very briefly, just to remind my body about what is coming on Saturday. Now I need to trust my training, and I must admit I am very proud of what I’ve achieved considering my work load in 2012. As a reminder, I spend 4 days a week travelling abroad Belgium. If training for an Ironman is challenging, doing so with the type of work I do have is even more. This is a comparison of my training in 2010 and in 2012. As you can see I have swam less (very difficult to find swimming pools abroad) but I have ran and biked more. 15 April- October 10th 2010 2012 % Swim KM 127 92 -27% Swim Sessions 65 41 -37% Bike KM 3366 3798 13% Bike...

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Week 11

»Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in Biking, Ironman, Running, Swimming, Training | 0 comments

Workouts: 9 Training time: 7 hours Swim: 3.700 mts. Bike: 123  km. Run: 29,7 Km. 1 weeks to go for Kona!

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Patrolling the Queen K.

»Posted by on Oct 7, 2012 in Biking, Ironman, Training | 3 comments

This is THE place in the world for triathlon, Kona (Hawaii), the Ironman World Championship, and I am here participating for the second time!. This morning I went to train to the Queen K. Highway for the first time, I loved it! Where else in the world can you see this sign? Looking forward to the race on Saturday....

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