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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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#EDTCampLanza2017 #Day4

On our 4th morning on camp, we make room for the option of a longer more relaxed sea swim – either a lap of the official Ironman course, or an out and back around to the next bay of Playa … Continue reading

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#EDTCampLanza2017 #Day3

One of the most enjoyable events on camp for us as coaches is our mini aquathlon race on day 3, which we use to gather the swim and run times required for handicapping our swim and run points races. With … Continue reading

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