I feel I have found my sweet spot as an endurance athlete and having ended up third in Europe recently in Ibiza, it has cemented my belief that there are wins and podiums in triathlon still to come.
Bronze at the Europeans is no substitute for gold (though I always celebrate a podium) and I will be giving the ETU triathlon champs another bash in June 2019, amongst other high profile 70.3’s. We have been building into pro triathlon for five years now and 2019 will be both my
Ibiza. A glorious sun-kissed island, usually. But we timed this one a bit wrong. Heavy storms on the morning of the race caused a flooded bike course, burst sewers which started trickling into the sea, and a delayed start until 3pm. Lovely!
As we were running out of daylight for a half iron distance race (given that the fastest athletes take 4 hours and the slowest, 8.5) the format had to be changed due to darkness closing in on the bike leg, and was finally confirmed as a