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WTS Rotterdam – AG World Championships Race Report
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WTS Rotterdam – AG World Championships Race Report

Competing in this year’s grand final meant a short hop across the North Sea, after three years in North America.…

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ETU Youth Championships 2017 race report by Freya Thomson
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ETU Youth Championships 2017 race report by Freya Thomson

I had an amazing experience at my first international race: the European youth championships in Panevezys. After an anxious wait,…

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Boskman triathlon race report – 2 July 2017
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Boskman triathlon race report – 2 July 2017

With the Norseman fast approaching and very little racing miles in my legs this year I was keen on a long distance hit out - whilst there were some 'big' middle distance races available on the perfect weekend (5 weeks out from Norseman)...

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Leeds – British Standard Triathlon Championships
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Leeds – British Standard Triathlon Championships

Great to be back in the city where I’d started my working career, long before I’d heard of triathlon, but…

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Soria, Spain – European Duathlon Championships
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Soria, Spain – European Duathlon Championships

After my trip to Bedford, the following month found me in Spain – around 2 hours drive north from Madrid…

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Bedford – British Duathlon Championships – April
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Bedford – British Duathlon Championships – April

The racing season started with a duathlon at the Bedford Autodrome. My aim was to qualify for the European Duathlon…

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Racing gets underway!
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Racing gets underway!

MARCH 19, 2017 ~ OPTIMARACINGTEAM Fresh from two weeks of warm weather training out in Aguilas, Gill was the first…

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Cozumel 2016 – World Triathlon Championships
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Cozumel 2016 – World Triathlon Championships

It felt like a particularly bad dream – you are racing, swimming hard through warm clear blue water (good dream this) the next buoy seems quite far away, eventually you reach it and try to swim round it...

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Tri Liverpool 2016
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Tri Liverpool 2016

Race day dawned bright and clear with no wind. This was a big plus compared to the previous two years, when the rain and high winds had caused havoc. The organisers had remembered the weather – transition was indoors in the Echo Arena.

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Kona, The Final Frontier?
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Kona, The Final Frontier?

I’m not sure I ever truly expected to race on the Big Island. Don’t get me wrong, I wanted to. As an athlete and fan of the sport it was always the dream and I promised myself and the “Kona Gods” I would not step foot on the island unless I qualified to race.

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Kona 2016 Race Report
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Kona 2016 Race Report

Kona isn’t just the race itself, but the whole show – the experience of all that’s good and ridiculous about…

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HSBC Olympic Eton Dorney Sunday 18th September 2016
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HSBC Olympic Eton Dorney Sunday 18th September 2016

Have you noticed how not all text alerts are equal? Some ping in, in such a way that you know…

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