The 2XU Triathlon in Mamzar, Dubai

They say “a picture paints a thousand words” well below is a little video of me racing in the 2XU triathlon last month.

Although I have done a couple of longer distance races since racing the same race last year I had a bit of a point to prove because I didn’t have enough gas in the tank to finish the race last year and since then I wanted to give it another go and try and beat the 3hr mark which was a tough one for me seeing as the last olympic triathlon I did at TriYas took me just over 3hrs and 40mins. I had my work cut out for me.

But I have been training and my strength and conditioning coach Becky Hart has been whipping me into shape,

my swim coach Rory Buck has not been letting me rest

and my tri coach well he’s a bit of what I like to call as a Kaiser his name is actually Stefan Spies.

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 Mixed in with some great people I get to train with every Tuesday morning, Jess, Emma, Martin, Jamie, Naz, Johan, Rohit, Janine, Christophe, Paulo aka Mr Cement, Brett, and of course Anne.  Wow this is a long list but its almost over.

And my friend Chuck Norris aka as Christian Henn has been putting me through my paces on the bike.

 

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that topped off with my new rocket juice which is formally known as Fitness Fuel I was ready to go. I think.

I hope you like the video as much as I enjoyed the race maybe if I did try to steal a pair of running shoes my final time would have been a little faster.

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