The IronPanda Posts

The whole point of doing something you have never done before is to push your limits. Challenge Dubai was no different for me. 90km was not a distance I had…

Read More Challenge Accepted

February 20th 2015 the weather was terrible in Abu Dhabi. There was a sandstorm which made life difficult to say the least. I had entered this race with confidence I…

Read More #Triyas Lost At Sea

Everyone has their own reason to want to do an Ironman, invariably we all have a point to prove and a purpose, perhaps a void to fill. Me on the…

Read More Why an Ironman?

I want to ride my Bicycle  You don’t quite get it until you’ve tried it. I have friends who would watch the Tour de France and be amazed at the…

Read More Pimp My Ride

Whether you want to or not is totally up to the individual. Personally I prefer it. I’ve always used the excuse that it helps me to be more Aerodynamic for…

Read More To shave or not to shave

There is no reason, no rhyme, no explanation. I do what I do because of me. Not for anyone, not for a father, a mother, a girlfriend, an enemy, a…

Read More Why do I do what I do?

You think the swim is done, you made it back from the cycle without a flat tyre piece of cake now it’s just the run. Your mind plays tricks on…

Read More Keep on running

The bike never worried me I was most confident about this section of the race. I mean it was the one aspect of training I had done the most work…

Read More What goes up must come down