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“…een half maandje racen…” (in Dutch)

(apologies to my english-speaking (or ‘english-reading’) friends… This one is in Dutch, since it’s basically a repost of an article about my Deca-journey, written by Frank Heukels for…

doubleultratriathlon Emsdetten

When I planned my 2019 season, the main focus was originally the Swissultra Continuous Deca (38km swim / 1800km bike / 422km run). In preparation one or two…

Terheijden Long Course Weekend…

As far as small-scale events go, this one is as small as it gets… Only 12 athletes showed up for the first edition of the Terheijden Long Course…

new, scary, and very, very mega-ultratriathlon plans for 2019…

After taking an ‘easy’ year in 2018, it’s time to focus on a new, big, long, and scary ultra-triathlon goal in 2019… For those who are impatient, click…

Thor Beach Triathlon – You against nature

Thorsminde, Denmark – august 4th – 5.59AM I’m on a beach, staring at the ocean, where every wave seems to be bigger than the last one. The sound…

the Triple Brutal Extreme Triathlon – race report

“…all that it takes… is all that you’ve got…” It’s just a small line on the Brutalevents website, on some of the Brutal t-shirts and on the banners…

the TripleBrutal in numbers…

The body and mind are still recovering, and a long race-report will follow (update: the long race-report is here!), but for now: here’s some data of what goes…

August update…

sometimes your memory can play tricks on you… It’s a sunny day on the bike, and I’m riding on the Brutal course. Somewhere during the terrible climb to…

June update…

…a 1/6th triple… I’m in the water at the start of a small-scale middle-distance triathlon. The speaker announces that the start signal will be a gunshot, and seconds…

Scary moments…

What’s the scariest moment in the whole process of racing long distances? Is it when you realise that it’s only one week until the start of a race?…