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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 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 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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