Hefei 70.3: now we know!

Hefei 70.3: now we know!

RACE REPORT Hefei 70.3: Now We Know! Since the announcement of the acquisition of Ironman brand by the Wanda group in August 2015, I have been waiting to see what the new Ironman group can produce in China. Since October 16, 2016, date of Hefei 70.3, the first 70.3 of...
IRONMAN Port Maquarie: Redemption

IRONMAN Port Maquarie: Redemption

RACE REPORT Ironman Port Macquarie: Redemption! “Why would anybody want to run a marathon after 6, 7 or 8 hours of exercising? What is wrong with you guys?” I don’t know why. If I knew, I would probably stop. Maybe I am just doing it to be able to know why...
First SwimRun in Hong Kong

First SwimRun in Hong Kong

RACE REPORT FIRST SWIMRUN IN HONG KONG “SwimRun, huh? Yeah, I know what it is, it’s also known as Aquathlon, right?”  -Wrong! SwimRun is not Aquathlon, it is much more than just swimming and running. It’s “a multistage competition where participants are...
First SwimRun in Thailand

First SwimRun in Thailand

RACE REPORT First SwimRun in Thailand Barring Marcus, all swim-run beginners…but all endurance junkies The origin of new races are not always clear, as memories fade and people move on. I wanted to leave a trace of this one, without the objective of providing a...
IRONMAN Melbourne 2015: Iron Mind… Not This Time

IRONMAN Melbourne 2015: Iron Mind… Not This Time

RACE REPORT IRONMAN Melbourne 2015: Iron Mind… Not This Time This could be paradise, paradise, paradise”… That’s the music -from Coldplay- they are playing right when I enter the transition area for the final bike set-up. That makes me laugh internally, so...
Endurance Dream Team

Endurance Dream Team

RACE REPORT 75km Round Lantau Swim: Endurance Dream Team Observers watching racers usually only see the tip of the iceberg: they are in awe when contemplating people sprinting -or crawling- at the finish line, but they often miss the point of what brought them to that...