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King Of The Volcanoes 2019 – Wrap Up

This year we tweaked the experimental format we had last year based on the feedback we got from last years campers. This resulted in the following changes / additions to the format: We introduced the Training Points system to reward … Continue reading

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King Of The Volcanoes Camp Day 5

People are getting pretty tired now so we didn’t have a full turn out for this mornings swim. Those that did come along agreed to swim out and back 750m loops to the line of buoys so they could get … Continue reading

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King Of The Volcanoes Camp – Wrap Up

As mentioned in previous posts, this year was a trial of a new format for a camp following seven years of a very successful high-volume swim/bike/run format, but with what we felt was a diminishing “completition” rate. Thinking that the … Continue reading

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King Of The Volcanoes Camp – Day 6

In all our previous camps we’ve made the last day a big day out for everyone with at least the full Ironman route being a requirement for completion. With the change in format we’d decided to alter the final day. … Continue reading

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King Of The Volcanoes Camp – Day 5

The winds have still not let up on the island, and so again the day started with rough sea. Even rougher than yesterday. We had about half the camp out for a very fun 30 minute swim. The section along … Continue reading

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King Of The Volcanoes Camp – Day 4

Overnight the winds had picked up further from yesterday, which made for the roughest swim so far. Most of those – those who hadn’t been out for one too many the night before, that is!- who swam really enjoyed it … Continue reading

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King Of The Volcanoes Camp – Day 3

For the first time on our camp the Aquathlon wasn’t a requirement for camp completion so, to attract a decent turn out we offered up 7 bonus points to those that got up and involved as either solo competitor, in … Continue reading

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King Of The Volcanoes Camp – Day 1

With all campers – and eventually all their bikes-  having arrived safe and been introduced to the camp, the staff, new hotel (and temperatures in excess of freezing) we all woke to the most perfect conditions that Lanzarote has to … Continue reading

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#EDTCampLanza2017 #Day6

As usual most people had earned wild cards to avoid a swim on the final day of camp when everyone is riding either the full Ironman Lanzarote route, or our extended 200km version of it. This meant at 7:55am much … Continue reading

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#EDTCampLanza2017 #Day5

Day 5 of camp is a key day with lots happening and tonnes of logistics for Jo and I to handle. It’s very busy but great fun.

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