Disclaimer: The characters in this story are triathletes. Any relation to persons either alive or dead, or half-dead, is purely coincidental. Names may have been changed to protect identities. Or not.
The photos I’ve included here aren’t the ‘effortless’ ones I uploaded to Strava. What you’ll see is the true face of Ironman.
Continue reading “Ironman Barcelona 2022 – Stephen Maher”
This was my 3rd triathlon ever and my first open
water sea swim in a triathlon event. Confidence was high and was hoping for a
sub 1:30 finish. I thought the first bit of training I completed in the N2T
programme would stand to me but since the arrival of baby number 3 I haven’t
been doing the required training but believed my base fitness was ok and surely
this was only a sprint triathlon, it will be grand! How wrong was I, this ended
up feeling like my Ironman. I scuttered over the line a broken man and
questioning why I ever thought triathlon was for me.
Continue reading “Hook or by Crook 2019 – Rory Gleeson”