Ironman 70.3 South Africa 2009

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

So the racing has begun – 2009 is well under way and I’m delighted to have kicked it off with a 2nd place on Sunday in Buffalo City, East London. I started to get a little ahead of myself around 30k on the bike – got a tad excited shall I say, as I reckoned […]

Fraser Cartmell second at Ironman 70.3 South Africa

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Fraser Cartmell just finished Ironman 70.3 South Africa in second position, only 2 minutes 3 seconds behind last year’s winner Raynard Tissink (raynardtissink.com). Fraser’s splits: SWIM: 22:36 BIKE: 2:21:48 RUN: 1:16:28 TOTAL: 4:04:07 Results are available at ironman.com. PS This is Nikola, Frasers web support 🙂

Arrived and settled in East London

Friday, January 16th, 2009

I’m in East London now after flying up the coast from Cape Town yesterday morning. I travelled up with Blair, who as I said has been out here with me for a couple weeks plus my training buddy in Stellenbosch, Tim Don. Our bikes and gear all rolled off the bagage belt in one piece and […]

Renewing friendships

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

I arrived safe and sound with all my luggage (always a worry when travelling through Heathrow Terminal 5) early o clock on Sunday morning here in South Africa. It is wonderful to be back. Everything is just how I remember it to be and I have got right back into the swing of things, which […]