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Process versus Goal

Many thanks to Neil Scholes from Kinetic Revolution for re-writing an article he has published there for the Buccaneer Tri Team site. After reading the original article (part 1 here) I thought that this applies very well to the “goal” of qualifying for Kona. I publically stated “I’m going to qualify for Kona” and have had two separate attempts where I’ve …

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If consistency is not THE key…then what is?

Great.  So we’re near the end of the journey.  Consistency is definitely a key constituent but not THE key.  Knowing enough to improve your swim is important.  Knowing enough to improve your bike is important.  Being a good enough runner is important…but so far putting them together hasn’t resulted in what we’re looking for. It’s okay, I can hear you …

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3 Simple Steps To Achieving Consistent Underachievement

Part three of a piece on triathlon.  No surprises with what we come to after we’ve swum and we’ve biked.  Hopefully a transition without many bikes in it if we’ve applied the lessons learnt the hard way so far. Great.  My strongest discipline.  If I have background it is in running.  If I list my PBs across all disciplines the …

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Achieving Underachievement Part Deux

A quick recap of where we got to with my selfless 7 year (and counting) project in helping other people realise how not to qualify lest they may not make the same mistakes.  If you don’t come from a swim background, learn how to swim…properly, swim more than you want, swim with other people, don’t do much logging yardage for …

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Achieving Consistent Underachievement – part1

So as the only member of BuccaneerTri Team not to have qualified that makes me qualified to advise on what doesn’t work which is hopefully of use to those out there looking to get to around the standard BuccaneerTri is looking to promote.  In this article it’ll be part retrospective over what I’ve done since I signed up for Ironman …

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Lake Tahoe Race Report

Team TBB 3 and a bit years ago I decided that if I was going to disrupt my family, personal and professional life every year with Ironman training I may as well do it properly and actually train more or at least the same amount I talked about it by email or social media. I’d already chosen the Team TBB …

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