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    7 things you need to do before your first open water swim
    19 Sep 2019
    Double-Olympic silver medalist, Commonwealth and European swimming champion and Speedo ambassador Jazz Carlin has now retired from competition but isn't slowing down any time soon. Her new multi-sport calendar since retiring from professional swimming has so far included the Prudential Ride London and the Volcano Triathlon in Lanzarote. Here,...
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    Three race day hacks for triathlon success
    09 May 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Swim, bike, run. The three components of a triathlon. Simple, right? What many people don't realise is that there's actually a fourth discipline in a triathlon. Transition. How do you switch from swim to bike, then bike to run without getting flustered and making costly mistakes, or taking a big chunk of time? The clock's still ticking...
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    From gym to Ironman - Annie's story
    02 Apr 2019 / Annabelle Lancaster
    It was January 2011. New year, new me. Like many of those 'New Year’s Resolution-ers,’ I'd decided to lose a bit of weight and get fitter. I'd been getting out of breath walking up a flight of stairs so I needed to make a change. Along with countless others at that time of year, I joined a gym. Little did I know, I was...
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    Q&A with Sailfish founder Jan Sibberson
    10 Nov 2017 / Nassrin Chamanian
    During his recent visit to the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Buying Manager Martin McKinlay was lucky enough to meet up with sailfish founder and MD, Jan Sibberson and ask him some quick-fire questions. Jan is a highly talented Ironman himself (a regular ‘first out of the water athlete’) and current sponsor of the newly crowned...
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    08 Sep 2016
    So where do we start/finish? It's been said to me many times before I embarked on this challenge, that undertaking a full distance Ironman is "a journey". It's not just doing the event, but everything that gets you to the start line. When I started my training, I was of my normal "yeah, it will be fine; give me a plan to...
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    Not Down and Out @40 Part 2 - Will Pakes-Geddes
    09 Mar 2016
    Staff writer Will Pakes-Geddes provides the second post in his three part series, about preparing and racing an IRONMAN Triathlon in 2016!