Posts made in March, 2011

Coping with injuries

»Posted by on Mar 30, 2011 in Ironman, Training | 0 comments

After finishing the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii in October I haven’t been able to train normally again. After the competition I allowed my body to recover properly, not practicing any sport at all. Once I started running again (like 3 weeks after) I noticed a weird pain in my right knee. I knew that something was not going well before the race, and in fact I suffered a lot in the previous week because of a constant pain that was close to ruin everything. I visited my doctor back in Brussels and we both agreed on start doing several tests to determine the state of both knees. Findings were discouraging, surgery was necessary. I knew what an operation implies since I faced it (on my left knee) three times before. Of course it was not an easy decision, but...

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Top 10 Most Inspiring Ironman Videos

»Posted by on Mar 20, 2011 in Ironman | 3 comments

No words needed. Just watch these amazing people and get a huge dose of inspiration. First Video: Jon Blais (The Blazeman) Second Video: Dick & Rick Hoyt (Team Hoyt) Third Video: Sian Welch & Wendy Ingraham – The Crawl (Kona 1997) Fourth and Fifth Videos: Marc Herremans (His story and Kona 2006) Sixth Video: Julie Moss (Kona 1982) Seventh Video: Jim Maclaren (Kona 1989) Eigth Video: Jason Lester Ninth Video: Scott Johnson Tenth Video: Sara Reinertsen   I hope you enjoyed them...

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