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I had to do it. I signed up a month after the accident that left me in intensive care for weeks, again for the full Ironman, October 2018 in Barcelona,. I needed a goal to motivate me to recover. And prove to myself Continue Reading
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Happy New Goals!

2017 has been such an important year for both Michiel and I. From our first trip to Chile a year ago, to travelling the world since, exploring the most epic locations, taking on the biggest challenges and having so Continue Reading

Michiel’s Accident

20th August. A beautiful sunny day in Barcelona. Michiel was off on a bike ride, the last big one before tapering began for Ironman – just 5 weeks away from our target! We use a tracking app so I can see Continue Reading

The Last Ride

The police still had my bike. First 10 days were free, after that I had to pay a fee. Time to pick it up. Holly went to find out where it was (not easy in Spain) and found it. The woman in the storage was surprised. Continue Reading
Recovery Reviews

The Barbershop

The intensive care nurses called me “the athlete”. The doctors were so surprised at how quickly I was recovering. If I would have been in this accident before my intensive training & healthy eating Continue Reading
Doing Ironman is almost easy compared to taking your own bike to a race in Russia. I agree, this is a bold statement, but you can judge for yourself… Booking the flight I booked via Delta: “Please Continue Reading
It was time. The ‘big training day’ is what we were now calling it. We were in the middle of Russia, nobody spoke good English, but thank goodness for Michiel’s new found friend, who made finding Continue Reading
It’s easy to say ‘this is for training’, ‘no pressure’, but as Russia, and the half ironman distance triathlon got closer, it was nerve wracking for us both. Michiel had his own worries, and it is my job to make Continue Reading
The game is called: Ironman training in epic places. When I started I knew training was not going to be fun, so why not combine it with travel, which I love? So we are going to Saint Petersburg in Russia. Not to Continue Reading