Posts made in October 10th, 2012

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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