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Norseman – Race Tips

NORSEMAN NOTES 2005/2006 Authors : Andy Bass/Nick Rose   GENERAL STUFF These notes are a meant as a guide to racing the Norseman. They are a mixture of two years of racing the Norseman, 2005 from the eyes of Nick Rose and 2006 from the eyes of Andy Bass. They are just a few personal thoughts, advice and tips while the memory of the race is still fresh. First off, we both agree that the 12 IM’s between us this is the one that will be a dying memory. It is more a mini-adventure race than an ‘Ironman’ (won’t use the word again!) and more like a swim-bike-run-walk due to the colossal and somewhat bizarre 17KM climb that...

posted on: Oct 1, 2006 | author: admin

Race Report – Norseman 2005

Norseman 2005 The race pictures are here We set off Wednesday 3rd August on our epic journey, lots had been made of this race, the hardest Iron Distance race in the world ! was one of the boasts. In 4 days time I would find out. I travelled with my support crew which was mandatory and who also happened to be my girlfriend Kelly. Also in our party was Nick Campbell from Chester Tri and Tom his mate and support crew. We decided to drive from the airport at Gardermoen to Rjukan which was the start of the climbing section of the marathon leg. This would mean we could drive the whole of the route backwards checking out...

Race Report – Norseman 2005
posted on: Aug 30, 2005 | author: admin

Norseman 2005 – Photos

Norseman Extreme Triathlon 2005 –...

Norseman 2005 – Photos
posted on: Aug 28, 2005 | author: admin

Race Report – IM France 2005

Ironman France 2005-06-19 The photos are all here The first thing that hit me as we landed in Nice was how hot it was, it was only Thursday at 10.30am and it was already close to 30degrees. The temperature was supposed to be building for the weekend so heat was going to be an issue from the start. The transfer system to the hotel from the airport was pretty painless, 4 € to the rail station and a short walk. The Chester party had been gathering momentum all week from the Monday and by today there was already most of the contingent of 15 in Nice. The supporters with ties to individual athletes were here already and we...

posted on: Jun 30, 2005 | author: admin

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