Tag: professionaltriathlete

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A step up in racing

A friend asked me yesterday how I felt about Sunday’s Laguna Phuket Triathlon: my first race racing in the Elite field. It essentially marks the start of my professional triathlon career; as of 2017 I will be racing as a professional on the circuit. I hadn’t really thought about it. In fact I’d kinda been trying not to think about it. But that’s not … Read More A step up in racing

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Aggression vs Patience

Following my race at Ironman 70.3 Rapperswil, I realised the importance in having the right mental attitude when going into a race. I had qualified for the World Championships already, so I was racing with the aim of achieving personal objectives. Perhaps for some this would involve less self-inflicted pressure, but considering my self-competitive nature, it did not feel that way. It also turned out to be Switerland’s … Read More Aggression vs Patience