We, myself and Nicolas my partner are both registered to do the 2009 Ironman Western Australia Triathlon Busselton. On the 5th of December we will swim 3.8 km, cycle 180 km and run a marathon (42km). That is not the main challenge. The 18 weeks from now until then will be.
This blog is an invitation to follow us on our way to what we hope will be a fantastic race, a great day and an athletic achievement.
It will also be a open hearted, brutally honest story of two people living and training together. There will be aching bodies, worn out shoes, flat tyres and numerous liters of pool water swallowed. There will be days when the bed will seem like a better place to be than the road or the pool.
There will also be endorphins and improvement. Beautiful sunrises and huge breakfasts. The feeling of becoming stronger and faster.
Doing this together will hopefully prove to be another great idea in the life of