Phil Graves

  • Phil Graves: The long and short of it

    8th December 2014

    Phil Graves goes from Ironman back to ITU racing and finds it a shock to the system.  My legs hurt! I raced my first ITU race in over four years last month in Madrid. It was something of a baptism…

  • Phil Graves: Happy Campers

    29th July 2014

    Phil Graves gives his tips on how to survive a camp with triathlon’s most famous siblings – the Brownlees Photo: Vicky Graves What’s the best way to get fit? Race yourself fit? Hammer yourself in training? Spend two weeks with…

  • Phil Graves: KOM For A Day

    1st July 2014

    Nothing gets Phil Graves going like a Strava chaingang coup… Phil’s unenthused by unworthy Strava segment holders (Photo: Vicky Graves) Strava. That one word is enough to strike fear into the hearts of most triathletes. Either love it or hate…

  • Phil Graves’ Blog: Talking Bike Training

    1st June 2014

    Ironman pro Phil Graves reveals his best bike training techniques for hilly and flat races Photo: Vicky Graves We all train really hard, that’s a given. But how many of us actually look at the courses we are going to race…

  • Phil Graves’ Blog: Doubling Up

    4th May 2014

    Phil Graves faces double trouble Down Under as Ironman Melbourne proves a test too far Photo: Vicky Graves I’m back home in the UK now after racing two Ironman events in 22 days, finishing both in under nine hours, in…

  • Phil Graves’ Blog: New Knowledge In New Zealand

    6th April 2014

    Pro triathlete Phil Graves learnt some important lessons at IM New Zealand, his first Ironman of the year Photo: Bob Foy As I write, it’s one down; five to go. The plan is for 2014 to be a year of…

  • Phil Graves’ Blog: On The Up, Down Under

    9th March 2014

    Pro triathlete Phil Graves is trying to dodge a heat wave and bush fires as he trains in Australia Photo (c) Helen Turton I’m in Australia preparing for Ironman New Zealand and Ironman Melbourne, and I thought I would fill…

  • Phil Graves Signs With Orca

    3rd March 2014

    British Ironman star and Triathlon Plus columnist Philip Graves signs with Orca for 2014 Philip Graves, the youngest triathlete ever to win an Ironman competition, has signed with Orca for this season. Graves said: “I’m really excited to be swimming in…

  • Ironman New Zealand Preview: Men’s Race

    28th February 2014

    We take a look at some of the male elites lining up at Ironman New Zealand 2014 this weekend The 30th Ironman  New Zealand race will be kicking off in less than 24 hours. On the Ironman website, the results and ratings…

  • Phil Graves’ Blog: Who Gets You To The Start Line?

    9th February 2014

    Phil Graves loves his behind-the-scenes team — as long as they’re not stealing his chips A support structure is a proven performance enhancer! (Photo: Bob Foy) In this month’s Triathlon Plus (out now!) you’ll be finding out about planning for the season…