It is this time of the year again!

September 27, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

2 more weeks before another day of Ironman craziness in Kona 😉 I am already on the island to get used to the climate (although it has been quite rainy so far) and to push myself through the last bit of serious training. More blogging to follow!

Great weekend in Gerardmer

September 12, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Sam Gyde - Gerardmer 2013 (photo by first weekend of each September, Gerardmer in France is the place to be for one of the best triathlon events in Europe. It is a wonderful and very challenging course with superb organization. As usual I participated in the half distance on Saturday which consists of a 1.9k swim in a beautiful lake, a 94k bike ride (including 1900m of climbing) and an almost 22k run around that same beautiful lake. This was a last test before Kona and I am happy with the outcome: agegroup win and 20th overall on a course that is not so well suited for heavy guys like me :-) Lees meer

Summer in brief – Victory in Mont-Tremblant

September 5, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Lots of work, lots of travel and lots of training doesn’t leave that much time for blogging! Anyway, summer is almost over and it was a great season overall. First of all, I’d like to express lots of gratitude toward all people who have been very supportive this season: my girlfriend Karen, family, friends and gear and nutrition sponsors! The latter I will put in the spotlight during the weeks leading up to the important race this year. First a little recap!  Lees meer