Triathlete Blogs

  • Is there more to life than triathlon?

    17th August 2015

    Dedication and obsession are key traits of any triathlete, but should we just lighten up and have a bit more fun instead, asks age grouper Amy Kilpin… Triathlon is one of those slightly strange sports, isn’t it? It gets under your skin…

  • Amy Kilpin: I’m chasing my dream around the globe

    11th June 2015

    It’s not just the mental journey that makes triathlon so special, says age grouper Amy Kilpin as she racks up the air miles to compete at Ironman 70.3 Putrajaya… Triathlon is one of those wonderful sports that can take you anywhere. From…

  • Emma-Kate Lidbury: Annual Balance

    30th December 2014

    Emma-Kate Lidbury takes stock of her 2014 and finds it’s been more profitable than she first thought. As the end of the year approaches, it is natural to look back on the past 12 months and evaluate what has unfolded.…

  • 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…

  • Emma Pallant: The Thicker The Legs The Better The Wine

    12th June 2014

    Emma Pallant updates us on the start of her 2014 season and winning the Blenheim Triathlon last weekend Emma won the Blenheim Triathlon last weekend From my experience so far, triathletes mature like a fine wine, it takes time to…

  • 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…

  • Emma-Kate Lidbury: It’s All About The Journey

    31st May 2014

    A good result is better when it follows an enjoyable process,  says pro triathlete Emma-Kate Lidbury You could say that my move to the US has changed me greatly. I don’t mean I spell words such as “favourite” without the…

  • Nevis to St Kitts Cross Channel Swim

    13th May 2014

    Top age-group triathlete, Jane Hansom, takes on a 4km cross-channel swim I travelled to the Caribbean island of Nevis on the 30 March to compete in the 12th Annual Nevis-St Kitts Cross Channel Swim. I was thrilled to be invited and…