“the crash”

  So what the heck am I talking about. Well it kind of goes like this. Girls decides to do a triathlon, doesn’t do particularly well but feels the coolest she has in years. Girl gets addicted to triathlon, buys all the gear along with a ridiculously expensive bike and colour coordinating kit and helmet. …

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Has triathlon saved me again?

So I have now officially "moved" to Sherrills Ford in North Carolina!  It feels to me like I am in the middle of no-where, surrounded by cows, churches and a lake that seems to be everywhere you look.  The weather has been well below my likings - cold and rainy.  Something I have not experienced …

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Life is a rollercoaster – you just gotta ride it.

It was a weekend of high and lows, of appreciating your health, family and friends, and of remembering the fragility of the human body, but also our strength to endure and recover. I had a great training week, and starting to feel really strong, particularly on the bike and the run.  For the swim I …

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Road to Phuket – when it rains it pours – 4 weeks till race day

So tonight in 4 weeks time I will have checked in my bike, packed my transition bags and be eating my last meal before my first half long distance triathlon. I hope I am not feeling like I do today. I feel like someone has taken all of the energy out of my body and …

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