Faster swimming with less effort

Faster swimming with less effort

That heading sounds like a sales pitch! Well, it’s not. A seemingly small thing that is obvious to every good swimmer but often neglected or even unknown to triathletes including myself is working on ankle flexibility. As runners and cyclists, we typically...
Race plan 2017

Race plan 2017

I am not much for rearview mirror looking but perhaps a quick glance back is good this time of the year. 2016 was a great year with lots of training and trips around the world. No crashes, no big injuries but I think I did too few races in retrospect. This will change...
Captain America Matt Russell

Captain America Matt Russell

One of the best things with going to races abroad is that you often meet new interesting people. On the trip to Ironman Cozumel I was fortunate to get to know professional triathlete Matt Russell from USA. As we were both traveling without families and staying in the...
Race Report – Ironman Cozumel

Race Report – Ironman Cozumel

I expected a paradise when I flew in to Cozumel International Airport and a paradise it was – in every aspect. Cozumel is a small island, just outside the Yucatan peninsula. It has a somewhat overcommercialized 1km waterfront with cruiseship tourists that visit...
The road less traveled

The road less traveled

Training for a long-distance triathlon in the Swedish weather this time of year builds character, but it’s probably not something that I will do again for several reasons. For the past month, I have done almost all biking indoors and due to massive snow fall, I even...