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The Oner: 2 – Me: 0

…when everything goes according to plan… until it doesn’t… (The Oner: 132km of running over the UK south-west coast path, with lots of hills, and an average dropout-rate…

the Triple Brutal Extreme Triathlon – race report

“…all that it takes… is all that you’ve got…” It’s just a small line on the Brutalevents website, on some of the Brutal t-shirts and on the banners…

the TripleBrutal in numbers…

The body and mind are still recovering, and a long race-report will follow, but for now: here’s some data of what goes on during a triple-irondistance triathlon on…

August update…

sometimes your memory can play tricks on you… It’s a sunny day on the bike, and I’m riding on the Brutal course. Somewhere during the terrible climb to…

July update…

back to where it all began… Sometimes I forget that it’s only been 4 years since my first irondistance-race… What once started as a ‘once in a lifetime’…

June update…

…a 1/6th triple… I’m in the water at the start of a small-scale middle-distance triathlon. The speaker announces that the start signal will be a gunshot, and seconds…

May update…

It’s a weekend filled with good company, camping, talking about past and future adventures, and three days with three races… The campsite is packed with teammates, some who…

April update – ‘Oner’ race report

My April update is a long one, and 95% of the post is a blog about a race that I (spoiler alert!) didn’t even finish… Well, it’s still…

Scary moments…

What’s the scariest moment in the whole process of racing long distances? Is it when you realise that it’s only one week until the start of a race?…

the Double Brutal Extreme Triathlon – race report

Normally, a story about an extremely hard race ends with thanking the Support Crew involved. Unfortunately, most people skip those last lines of a race report, so this…