Fraser Cartmell 4th at Abu Dhabi Triathlon 2010

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

Fraser Cartmell placed 4th at Abu Dhabi Triathlon 2010. 1 ) Eneko Llanos 6:34:37 2 ) Dirk Bockel 6:35:30 (+0:53) 3 ) Rasmus Henning 6:36:07 (+1:30) 4 ) Fraser Cartmell 6:36:12 (+1:36) 5 ) Frederik Van Lierde 6:36:31 (+1:55) 6 ) Faris Al-Sultan 6:37:53 (+3:16) 7 ) Jordan Rapp 6:38:02 (+3:25) Check out the official […]

Fraser Cartmell 11th @ Ironman 70.3 Austin

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Fraser Cartmell finished Ironman 70.3 Austin in 11th place overall and as 11th PRO.  (Quick race report below from me – thanks Nikola). Swim: 22:59 Bike: 2:10:04 Run: 1:20:10 Total: 3:57:07 For full results check This race is still within his hard training and he has taper ahead of him (he should confirm this) […]

Motivational? Nikola reckons so

Friday, June 5th, 2009

I sometimes worry that Nikola has a little too much time on his hands, and one of his latest posts over on the team site seems to feed fuel to that particular fire! Have a look at for the others!

Triathlete’s World Front cover

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Gavin just got back from the shops at home in Stirling ….. and he emailed me this picture! Very cool – my second magazine front cover, after a mountain biking shot taken at Xterra UK (which became a duathlon!) back in September 2006. This shot was taken in South Africa whilst I was training in Stellenbosch. I […]

Fraser Cartmell 13th at Wildflower triathlon 2009

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

Mr. Cartmell placed 13th at Wildflower long course triathlon. Total: 4:16:04 Swim: 22:52 (3rd) Bike: 2:21:15 (9th) Run: 1:29:29 (35th) More info will follow… Full results here…

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 ( Fraser’s splits: SWIM: 22:36 BIKE: 2:21:48 RUN: 1:16:28 TOTAL: 4:04:07 Results are available at 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 […]

Totalsports Challenge shenanigans

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Saturday morning was spent watching, cheering and ‘seconding’ at this local, but extremely unique multisport event a bit further down the coast. The Totalsports Challenge ( comprises of 7 seperate disciplines, and equates to what must feel like an ironman – taking the winner, my good friend Dan Hugo (, well over 6 hours to […]

2000-2008; finally I graduate!

Friday, November 21st, 2008

It all started fairly normally; leave school, start university and believe that like most others on my course I would be finished up four years later. It didn’t quite work out like that though did it? Nonetheless I did eventually manage to wrap up my Chemical Engineering Degree from Heriot Watt University yesterday. It’s a long story…too long […]

Fraser Cartmell 10th at Foster Grant Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

Bravo! Fraser Cartmell finished in overall 10th position at Foster Grant Ironman 70.3 World Championship! swim: 22:09 bike: 2:02:24 run: 1:18:24 total: 3:46:37 Top ten men’s Ironman 70.3 World Champs results: 1 Terenzo Bozzone 3:40:10 2 Andreas Raelert 3:40:42 3 Richie Cunningham 3:41:47 4 Oscar Galindez 3:42:29 5 Reinaldo Colucci 3:43:24 6 Andy Potts 3:44:30 […]

Clearwater – we’re here!

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

We arrived in Clearwater this afternoon. Finally, its nearly race time! We got registered, and I did some tv stuff for a programme channel 4 will run in December time at home, which is nice. This 70.3 thing is catchin on…..!