Pre Race: Challenge Venice

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A little bit more than 8 hours until the start of Challenge Venice! Daniela is sound asleep, getting as much sleep as possible before her first full distance triathlon. In short: Everything has gone well (knock on wood) You should be able to track her at: TDS-live, they have an app of the same name […]

Race Report: Alcudia Aquathlon

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During the Finnish Midsummer festivities Daniela participated in an aquathlon here in Mallorca. This was a small local race we spotted a couple of days after the IM 70.3 Mallorca. There were two distances: short with 3k run, 1 k swim and 1.5k run; long with 5k run, 2k swim and 5k run. Daniela immediately […]

Race Report: IM Mallorca 70.3 / Daniela

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Background Daniela’s triathlon journey continues with the next step in distance. The half ironman or as the total distance of the race is (in miles) 70.3. She did her first triathlons last Summer and got hooked with this great sport. Although she has been a very physically active person all through her life, endurance […]

Daniela: 100 days to IM Mallorca 70.3

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100 days to go until her first half distance race, let’s find out how things are going… Background Daniela has appeared on this blog a couple of times. First in 2015 when she got interested in road cycling and then as part of our relay team at Finntriathlon Joroinen. After a fun 2015 as riding […]

Race Report: Ironman Cozumel/Sanna

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Amazing race from the little one! Huge congrats to Sanna, as of writing she is flying somewhere above the Atlantic, trying to get home to cold Finland. Result: Time: 11 h 9 min Overall: 183/1400 Age Group: 5/43 Background and goals for the race This was Sanna’s third iron distance race and her goal was […]

Race Report: Ironman Cozumel 2016/Ville

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Tough day…and a long one but I have to be happy and proud about my performance. Result was not what I was going for but the decisions I made during the race were solid and this was the best I could do on race day with the preparation and fitness I had. Result: Time: 12h […]

Race Report: Alp d’Huez Long Course, Sanna & Ville

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Long Course and a long day. The idea of doing this race has been with us at least a year and we were planning to register at this on January. I was not even given the chance to register myself because Sanna enrolled as both to this race already in December, as a gift to […]

Race Report: Finntriathlon Joroinen by Thunder Thighs (Relay)

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Our “fun” race for the Summer is done. Thankfully this is a hobby and we can categorize everything under “fun” with this stuff. Background Me and Sanna thought that this year would be suitable for skipping the Finntriathlon race in Joroinen. We both had done it numerous times and our main races were coming relatively […]