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Oliver Murphy Race Report – 2014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton (25-29 Male AG)
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Oliver Murphy Race Report – 2014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton (25-29 Male AG)

Result: Oli came 7th in his Age Group Time: 02:02:15 First world champs, a lot of fun. My aim at the…

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Three Girls Go to Ealing
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Three Girls Go to Ealing

On a sunny but soon to be quite rainy Saturday afternoon we set off for Ealing to compete in the Ealing…

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Gilly Africa blog
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Gilly Africa blog

Where I’ve been hiding… Well I haven’t been hiding really. If I’m honest, I’ve got so caught up in the…

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Top Podium positions across the board at Thames Turbo Sprint series
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Top Podium positions across the board at Thames Turbo Sprint series

The second of the annual Thames Turbo sprint series events saw the chance for Optima to set the tone for…

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Race reports from the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final
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Race reports from the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final

A number of Optima’s triathletes raced at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in London’s Hyde Park this weekend with…

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Ironman Wales – 8th September 2013 – My first win!
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Ironman Wales – 8th September 2013 – My first win!

In 2011 I raced the inaugural Ironman Wales and was blown away less by the remnants of the hurricane that…

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Racing in Canada – 2013 Ottawa ITU Duathlon World Championships
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Racing in Canada – 2013 Ottawa ITU Duathlon World Championships

5am alarms are the same the world over. It’s far too early when it goes off, and you stumble around…

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Ironman Austria 2013
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Ironman Austria 2013

Sunday June 30th had been staring down at me from my training calendar like an angry relative since November of last…

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Dambuster Standard Triathlon 2013
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Dambuster Standard Triathlon 2013

Conditions at the start echoed other races this year – a cool, blustery day, with a 100m reduction in the…

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Swashbuckler race report
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Swashbuckler race report

Karina, Anna and I had a great weekend down at Swashbuckler. First off, a great big thanks to Karina and…

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European Cup race report
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European Cup race report

Junior (17-19yrs) European Cup race, part of junior European series On May 10, Anthony, Luke and I headed across the…

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Ironman Los Cabos – 17 March 2013
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Ironman Los Cabos – 17 March 2013

IRONMAN NO.17 – RACING FOR FUN? Last year’s announcement of a new Ironman in Los Cabos (Baja California, Mexico) grabbed…

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