IM France, Nice 2014

July 16th, 2014 by

From Briancon in the Alps with two train journeys under my belt and I was on the Cote d’Azur and the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. Ali had planned this event as her qualification race for hopefully getting back to Kona later this year and I was chief supporter for the trip. I’d rested hard on the trains in anticipation 😉


Although we came to have a look at the bike course at Easter, this was my first stay by the coast and in the city itself. – The views were spectacular! Read on …

Riding in the French Alps

July 8th, 2014 by


After racing in Spain at the Zarautz Triathlon I was fortunate enough to be able to join in with Triathlon Performance Solutions  summer training camp. Having been involved in their winter camp at Playatis back in February I was looking forward to meeting some new faces amongst some amazing cycling terrain around Briancon, in the French Alps. Read on …

Zarautz Triathlon 2014 – 3/80/20k

July 8th, 2014 by

2nd place – 4:04:58


This picture doesn’t do the gradient justice I am afraid! Zarautz is a fantastic race for many reasons and one of those is the punishing climbs that feautre towards the tail end of the bike ride. I will pack more gears for next year! Read on …