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I was originally on the start list for 2020, but Covid stroke as a Global Pandemic and plans were moved for 2022. This was the continuation of my Xtri journey. Already done Norseman 2016, Celtman 2018 and Patagonman 2019. Each race with their unique challenges making them particularly hard in one, two or all three... Continue Reading →

Enjoying the Process of Training

We are 5 weeks away from Ironman Worldchampionship. Training for an Ironman has never been an easy task. It's time consuming, mentally and physically demanding. There are times when the body cannot take another minute of running, cycling or swimming. But that's when the mental aspect plays an important role. I used to do most... Continue Reading →

Ironman Journey Part 8

  Ironman Mar del Plata 2017 "Keeping My Promises" Upon my return from Brazil I took a well deserved vacation to distract my head and recover from my hip injury. After several months of training the body was responding well. The preparation for an Ironman puts the body on a tremendous stress and it is... Continue Reading →

Ironman Journey Part 7

Ironman Brazil 2017 “The Perfect Storm” 2017 begins with the illusion of returning to Hawaii again. I sign up for Ironman Brazil because it seems to be the ideal place to qualify by proximity and number of slots. I prepare like never before, arriving in my best physical condition. On the race weekend a rainstorm... Continue Reading →

Ironman Journey Part 6

Norseman Extreme Triathlon “The Hardest Ironman in the World” Year after year I applied in the Lottery of Norseman Extreme Triathlon. Considered the hardest Ironman in the world, for it’s tough course and weather conditions. Finally, my luck changes and I’m chosen to take part on the 2016 edition. It would be my come back... Continue Reading →

Ironman Journey Part 5

“When the going get tough, the tough get going” The accident in Hawaii left me with emotional and personal consequences. To my surprise, the run over left me with a fracture ankle. For some strange reason, the doctor at the hospital in Hawaii didn’t see the fracture… I had a long physical rehab between 2013... Continue Reading →

Ironman Journey Part 4

Ironman Hawaii 2012 "Trouble in Paradise" Full of emotion I had accomplished one of the greatest dreams as a Triathlete. Qualifying to the Ironman WorldChampionships in Hawaii. Unfortunately, the race in Zurich left me with a stress fracture in one of my toes. This meant that I coludn’t run enough to get to Hawaii. I... Continue Reading →

Ironman Journey Part 3

Ironman Zurich 2012 “The Dream of Hawaii” After learning my lesson from Korea, I looked for a race with a more friendly climate. This time it was Ironman Zurich. Ironman races in Europe are very competitive. Instead of aiming for the qualification I just wanted to have a good race. Swimming on lake Zurich, technical... Continue Reading →

Ironman Journey Part 2

Ironman Korea Jeju 2011 Second Mistake : When you think you know everything. I chose Ironman China thinking it would be easier to get the slot to Hawaii. 30 days before the race, the organization cancels the race for polution problems on the swim course. Quickly they offer different races to all athletes. I chose... Continue Reading →

Ironman Journey Part 1

First Ironman Ironman Cozumel 2010 The first Ironman is always unforgettable. Cozumel was by far the best choice. A gorgeous place with the most beautiful Swim course of the circuit. As a rookie to the distance, I made the most common mistake and started the marathon too fast. I obviously payed it on the last... Continue Reading →

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