Tag Archives: Triathlon

Bump, Bike & Baby – A book review

I like to think that I like to read a lot. Honestly though, I haven’t devoured books since the mid 2000’s, a point in my life that coincides with the arrival of both social media and my children. I know … Continue reading

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It’s mental around here…

Not literally, in fact I’d prefer if I was so busy I’d no time to myself but I have had time to reflect on where I am right now and to be honest, things aren’t all that bad! Its mental … Continue reading

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Starting again…

Back in January 2015 I had a back operation, I had slipped a disc in my back and ended up having a micro-discectomy on L4/L5 . Basically the disc between the bones was squashed out, pressed against a nerve in … Continue reading

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Tri training on tour…

I’m back from holidays, or warm weather training as I like to call it. With six weeks to the Vodafone Dublin City Triathlon training has been adequate, if not exceptional. We work hard to get three weeks away as a … Continue reading

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Television Operation Transforms Killian into a Triathlete

I’m currently packing for a family holiday. I’m part of the ‘traditional’ family unit, two adults/two children, but somehow we’re bringing 6 bikes on the ferry to France – such is the life of a tri-loving clan! It wasn’t always … Continue reading

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Whats up with the Elmo? The story behind my triathlon pal..

When I’m doing a triathlon I regularly get strange looks in transition. I know I’m not your pin up image of a triathlete but they’re not looking at me, the quizzical looks are normally directed at the fact that I … Continue reading

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Really, you’re doing an Ironman, are you mad? – Ironman 70.3 Dublin – Race report.

Get a cup of tea and relax. This is a long race report because the Dublin Ironman 70.3 was a long race. Thanks for taking the time to read it & your comments at the bottom are very welcome… Continue reading

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Committed to paper…

I’ve a reputation for going ‘gung ho’ into decisions and setting targets that I then have to work hard to achieve. Marathons, times, targets, Half Ironman triathlons and god forbid Ironman distance races!

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Float like a butterfly & swim like a torpedo

My Swim for a mile report, tough but incredibly rewarding training and smiles all round at the end. Continue reading

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Do yourself a favour…

We all have friends that are annoyingly positive and we all know people who are constantly negative. They both have their uses but for wildly differing reasons…

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