Nikolauslauf 2014 Tübingen
Half Marathon Altötting, Bavaria
The 2nd to last race this year was the Nikolauslauf in Tübingen. Nikolaustag is the 6th of December and a huge tradition in Germany. The good kids get visted by St. Nikolaus and the bad kids by Krampus. If you do not know about Krampus, you should watch this Christopher Waltz interview with Jimmy Fallon. St. Nikolaus came […]
Losing weight – my dear bike!
YAY, I am back to racing! Although it is only running events, it is good to be back. The injury in March this year put a dent in the race plans. Since June the priorities in the family changed and therefore no additional triathlons were scheduled. Altötting is famous for its pilgrimage, but this […]
My top 10 pro men for Kona!
After watching an interesting video about bike and body weight from GCN, it became more apparent once again what a difference a lighter bike will make. It took me a bit of time to decide, whether I should buy a new bike or to upgrade the giblets and components on my bike. I finally decided to buy […]
Challenge Kraichgau – Reinvent yourself
We are getting closer to this year’s highlight of the long distance triathlon racing world. Over the past few years I have been following the scene closely and here are my evaluations of my top 10 contenders. As the pros always say before the race, there are 15-20 people who can win the race. I […]
After watching a lot of my friends complete the inaugural 70.3 Raleigh this past weekend, I am excited to see where my form is and cannot wait to get started with race season. Challenge Kraichgau is coming up this Sunday (06.09.2013), it is the biggest half iron distance event in Germany. The course is known […]
Challenge Roth – the most amazing triathlon family!
The 2012 season has officially been kicked off. The first race of the season will be used as motivation for the upcoming months. Last year’s first race, the Tobacco Road Marathon, was sort of the peak and best race of my season, which for a triathlete, it being a marathon, is an interesting result. Since we […]
White Lake I & II, we finally got to swim :)
“We are triathlon!”, is one of the official banners of the Challenge Roth. I know what it means now! The pre-race week here in Germany was uneventful. I did little bit of sight seeing here and there with my girlfriend Jennifer. We made our way to Roth on Friday for registration and the pasta party. […]
The start of the 2011 race season
It was a long week to get to finish a 70.3. We went down to beautiful White Lake, NC the first time on the 6th of May for White Lake Half I. Unfortunately the weather was not cooperating and the swim got cancelled. I decided to not go on the run for various reasons, the bike however […]
The first race of the season is almost here, I get to sleep one more time. Well, maybe twice depending on if I get in a nap this after noon 🙂 The Tobacco Road Marathon is a great local Race here in the Triangle (NC). The American Tobacco Trail, where most of the race will […]