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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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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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King of the Volcanoes Camp 2019 – Day 2

Our second day of camp takes us up to the north of the island, and the longest timed hill climb of the week, from Orzola at sea level to to Mirador del Rio – gains 450m in 10km it’s a … Continue reading

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King of the Volcanoes Camp 2019 – Day 1

The first day on camp, as ever started with a 30 minute sea swim. There are always a few nerves about this – for most people this is the first open water swim of the year …and in a few … Continue reading

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King Of The Volcanoes Camp 2019

A fresh batch of campers have been dropping into Lanzarote through the last 24 hours… bikes assembled, legs shaken out and Camp Intro delivered. Now it’s time for early night’s ahead of the start of a big week of training … 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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