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King of the Volcanoes Camp 2020 – Day 6

As ever, the last day on camp is all about the long ride. Traditionally, it has been to ride a full lap of the Ironman Bike Course. Due to various course changes over the years and the creation of newly … Continue reading

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King of the Volcanoes Camp 2020 – Day 5

Enjoyable group swim, we kept it a brief lap (a “coaches half hour”) and as one group – to the buoys, rocks and back to shore in order to be in breakfast promptly and departing soon after 9 on the … Continue reading

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King of the Volcanoes Camp 2020 – Day 4

After a quick prep dip to check that the coast was clear of jellies, which remarkably it was … the group had the option for a longer swim this morning, around to the adjacent beach of Playa Chica. It was … Continue reading

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King of the Volcanoes Camp 2020 – Day 3

Day 3 on camp always starts with our Aquathlon competition – extra points are awarded for participation, with a few teams of non-runners paired with non-swimmers in order that everyone is able to take part. This morning’s swim was cancelled … Continue reading

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King of the Volcanoes Camp 2020 – Day 2

The first good news for the day is that the sea was clear of jellyfish! So everyone was able to enjoy one, or two, laps sea swim before breakfast. Today’s ride is one of the longer days, as we head … Continue reading

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King of the Volcanoes Camp 2020 – Day 1

Jelly fish interrupted our first morning swim somewhat… at first there seemed just a few of the pretty little red floaters, but as we swam further along the bay, we encountered them in greater numbers. No one really likes to … Continue reading

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King Of The Volcanoes Camp, Lanzarote 2020…is GO!

Welcoming our camp athletes to the island. Some familiar faces return, some new recruits for 2020.

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King Of The Volcanoes Camp 2019, Day 6

For the last 8 years, initially by design of the camp requiring it for “completion” and then, last year on our trial run of a new more flexible format, by request of the campers, the main focus of the final … Continue reading

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King Of The Volcanoes Camp 2019, Day 4

By this stage in the camp we have some seriously weary campers !! so.. we offered the chance of a longer ( double-point) swim for everyone…a nice relaxed start to the day. It really was worth doing as it was … Continue reading

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King of the Volcanoes Camp 2019, Day 3

The 3rd day on camp is traditionally Aquathlon day…. a sprint distance swim/run race on the beachfront before the daytime tourists rise (and often encountering night-time tourists on their way home) – exactly what no one feels like doing with … Continue reading

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