Nach dem L'Alpe d'Huez Triathlon und dem Embrunman, entschied ich mich auch noch an einem weiteren harten Triathlon in Frankreich teilzunehmen. Gerardmer ist ein Halbironman bei dem auf den 90 Rad Kilometer wieder 2000 positive Höhenmeter zu absolvieren waren und auch auf dem abschliessenden Halbmarathon noch einige Höhenmeter dazu kamen.…

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8 Sep 2013
Das vorletzte Rennen der Eredivisie Triathlon Serie fand über die olympische Distanz statt und war für die Holländer die Meisterschaft über diese Distanz. Ich freute mich auf mein letztes Rennen fürs Team TBB Holland. Im Schwimmen konnte ich bereits einen grossen Vorsprung herausschwimmen und wechselte mit etwas mehr als 90''…

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8 Sep 2013
Embrunman ist einer der härtesten Triathlon auf der Welt, der Hauptgrund dafür sind die knapp 5.000 Gesamthöhenmeter mit maximalen Steigungen von 23 Prozent auf der Radstrecke. Aufgrund der anspruchsvollen Radstrecke ist man fast nochmals 2 Stunden länger unterwegs, als bei einem ''normalen'' Ironman. Brett erzählte mir voller Euphorie vom Embrunman…

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16 Aug 2013
Last weekend I participated in another firstdivition race with teamtbb NL. It was a olympic distance race. We made a raceplan before the race so we could get the whole team over the finish as quickly as possible. The race never seems to go as planned so it was everyone…

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8 Sep 2013
My blog is a bit late but on the 31st of August we had the dutch national championships OD in Veenendaal. This was also one of the five primary league races so we started with the Team TBB Netherlands team which consisted of Jasmijn, Celine, Daniella and I. Our plan…

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7 Sep 2013
We have just been to the pres conference, it was good meet some new people and to catch up with some friends.  It was nice to hear Bella talk about her last race in this sport.   She has had an amazing career whatever happens on Sunday, A ITU Long…

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6 Sep 2013
It was late on the Wednesday evening when the thought of racing at the weekend popped in to my head. Without much thought I entered Ironman 70.3 Salzburg at Zell Am See. I had no idea how far away it was or how I would get there and I didn’t…

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6 Sep 2013
First I want to thank Doc, Alex, teamTBB, and all our amazing sponsors who allow me to continue to race and train for a living! Here is my speech after my win at the North American Championships in Mt. Tremblant! I’m going to attempt to speak French now. Promise me…

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5 Sep 2013
  It certainly has been business as usual over the past few months, however Scottie and I seem to have been almost all over the country either racing or training. And this is to continue for the next few months. We have been in the US since May, and have…

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5 Sep 2013
I would like to announce today that Challenge Henley will be my last race because I have decided to retire from long distance triathlon. It has not been an easy decision because I dont want to leave the exciting and successful life I have lead for the past 13 years.…

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5 Sep 2013
Very happy with my first MetaMan race here in beautiful Bintan Indonesia. What a great course, what a awesome event, what a huge support out there all day. It was a great last test in the heat for be before Kona. I had the best swim ever, got out of…

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4 Sep 2013
Es gibt so Tage im Sportlerleben, da läuft einfach alles perfekt. Man kann das Abrufen wofür man Jahrelang jeden Tag viele Stunden trainiert hat. Nur leider fallen solche Tage recht selten auf einen Wettkampftag. Bei Langstreckentriathleten sind das ja dummerweise nur zwei bis vier Tage im Jahr. Den Schlüssel zu…

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4 Sep 2013

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