Ironman Maastricht-Limburg 2016

It is difficult to find the words to describe this past weekend in Maastricht. Emotional just doesn’t cover it, but I am going to give it a go and try to share the beautiful experience of not only pushing my

Ironman Maastricht-Limburg 2016

It is difficult to find the words to describe this past weekend in Maastricht. Emotional just doesn’t cover it, but I am going to give it a go and try to share the beautiful experience of not only pushing my

If Carlsberg trained for an Ironman

Just like that, the last 24 weeks have flown past and suddenly Ironman is scarily close, 3 days away in fact!  After a difficult start to training this time around finishing the Brecon Titan last month gave me confidence in

If Carlsberg trained for an Ironman

Just like that, the last 24 weeks have flown past and suddenly Ironman is scarily close, 3 days away in fact!  After a difficult start to training this time around finishing the Brecon Titan last month gave me confidence in

Journey to Ironman

Ironman is all about the journey. The 140.6 mile race is an epic journey in itself, and having completed Ironman Kalmar last year I am all too aware just how tough the 2.4 miles of swimming, 112 miles of cycling

Journey to Ironman

Ironman is all about the journey. The 140.6 mile race is an epic journey in itself, and having completed Ironman Kalmar last year I am all too aware just how tough the 2.4 miles of swimming, 112 miles of cycling

Ironman up’s and downs and becoming a Titan 

Arriving home from Belgium at the end of May I experienced a bit of a down period. I have struggled with depression and anxiety for a long time and it is often impossible to determine whether a bad patch has

Ironman up’s and downs and becoming a Titan 

Arriving home from Belgium at the end of May I experienced a bit of a down period. I have struggled with depression and anxiety for a long time and it is often impossible to determine whether a bad patch has

Tour de Belgium… Heading home 

Day 5: Maasmechelen to Antwerp After spending a lovely couple of days with this lot: It was time to start the long solo journey back across Belgium towards home.  Spent the last evening in Maastricht doing more of this: I

Tour de Belgium… Heading home 

Day 5: Maasmechelen to Antwerp After spending a lovely couple of days with this lot: It was time to start the long solo journey back across Belgium towards home.  Spent the last evening in Maastricht doing more of this: I

Tour De Belgium – heading East

Why Belgium is so good for bike touring: 1. It is FLAT 2. Drivers actually seem to like/respect bikes (seriously!) 3. There is a whole seperate network of roads just for bikes, meaning you can practically cross the entire country

Tour De Belgium – heading East

Why Belgium is so good for bike touring: 1. It is FLAT 2. Drivers actually seem to like/respect bikes (seriously!) 3. There is a whole seperate network of roads just for bikes, meaning you can practically cross the entire country

Time is flying. Ironman take 2

As usual time has flown by and blogging has not been top of my list of priorities. Ironman training 2016 is now in full swing and hasn’t been without it’s challenges so far.  Kicking off my 2016 race season in

Time is flying. Ironman take 2

As usual time has flown by and blogging has not been top of my list of priorities. Ironman training 2016 is now in full swing and hasn’t been without it’s challenges so far.  Kicking off my 2016 race season in