2018: goals, visions, dreams and dissapointments

It is almost that time of year when we announce to the world (or anybody that will listen) our goals for 2018.Do you even remember what you promised yourself and your friends a year ago? However come mid January every year these aspirations have often been long forgotten. Deemed unattainable. What is going on? SomeContinue reading “2018: goals, visions, dreams and dissapointments”

Specificity

Most of us have seen the photo. Kulhavy waiting for Sauser to win the sprint. They knew what was required and they knew what it would take. They had a plan that matched the desired outcome. They had planned this scenario. How many of us have the same insight? Or do we leave it upContinue reading “Specificity”

A tale of two braais

Two weekends in a row now I have braaied for dinner. That is pretty unusual for us. When I get the opportunity I do love it but it does not present itself that often. The contrast of the two last weekends made me think. The first we were camping in Porterville at 22 Waterfalls. IContinue reading “A tale of two braais”

Enduroman SA Taper

Yesterday was spent going through my final list of preparations for Saturday. With all the warm weather recently I was expecting to deal with some serious heat on the bike. Not good news after a winter of cold and wet. Well it seems like the Norwegian weather gurus predict otherwise: Arm warmers, Buff and windproofContinue reading “Enduroman SA Taper”

More Core sessions

This last weekend was another two days of core workouts in my preparation for Enduroman SA. Saturday I met Geddan Ruddock of Franschoek Cycles, Ed from Atlantic Triathlon Club and new twitter friends for part two of the bike course. The 3km climb was sobering and set the tone for what is going to beContinue reading “More Core sessions”

Silverman Triathlon

One of the best kept secrets around. I completed the Silverman Triathlon on Saturday. No entry fees, no marshals, no prize money, friendly photographers at every corner. Just getting out there and doing it and enjoying. The standard route to follow: Swim two loops of the Silvermine Dam (1400m +) , walk back to yourContinue reading “Silverman Triathlon”