This is long overdue now. I meant to do a race report pretty soon after the race but I was just so disappointed by the result. I’m still really disappointed by my result out in Kona and think about the race pretty much everyday while I’m out training. To be honest I don’t know what it is about the race which gets to me as I gave it my best shot and took a roll of the dice to try…

  Back in May I did some Attitude training in Font Romeu, I was hoping that I was going to be absolutely motoring when I came back to Sea level. I came back on the 30th May with Staffordshire 70.3 being on the 12th June. I wasn’t sure how I would react to being at altitude as when I looked at the research there were so many different studies with many opposing views on optimal time to be back at…

Pre Taupo

Ironman NZ Not long now until race day on Saturday.   My training since being in Taupo has gone really well. I’ve been really pleased to actually be able to get in the water consistently since i’ve been here and to actually stat doing some intensity. I think that before Wanaka I had only started swimming about 1 week before I left to fly out to New Zealand and even then I had to keep the swims to 2k and…

Challenge Wanaka Preview

With less than 36 hours before before his first big race of the 2016 season, I caught up with Joe to discuss his preparations for the big event, airline altercations, inappropriate press conference comments,  and peanut butter abstinence…