Monday, May 25, 2009

lets keep it simple...winning is simple...

Yesturday was the Wine captial of Canada triathlon in oliver bc. Olympic distance...oh no...short course!

well, it was a fun day because winning is fun and after chasing the early leader on the swim and the bike, i took the lead of the race on the run section and finaly get my butt back on the podium! It was nice to win again. 1:57 and a 3.5min lead on 2nd place. I really push myself hard all day long even when in the lead and got a amazing workout out of it... but i m simply shock and amaze at how much pain it was and how much it hurt to go at those speed. Well, it wasnt really fast to start with but my body needs to HTFU and learn to REV high to the limits...

Well, the training in penticton as sure been good for me, i m slowly getting some good sign of fitness coming back. But it s still a long way until i m back to top fitness as i been in the past. I been having a great time with my quiet routine and riding the hills of the okanangan...it s slowly paying off...

I m just about to head out on a ride, easy recovery day with a 3.5km swim, 50min bread and butter run and 90 minutes ride.

Tomorow, i m hitting the hills again for lots of long climbs...and get friendly again with the pain and intensity of short course....

Oliver half ironman in 2 weeks, fun dual with markyv, tom evans, olly piggion, kyle marcotte and many more fast dude....should be another very painfull experience but essential to get the fitness up....

4 comments:

Danny Montoya said...

Oly races hurt a lot!! That is why I stay as far away from them as I can! :)

Congrats on the win, extra credit for winning on the run!!

Marcos Apene do Amaral-AçaíTri said...

Good job! Would love to say something similar after my last 1/2IM of my season in the end of june! Keep on telling about your training sessions, it inspires myself. Specially regarding the hilly rides. We do not have this option down here and I have to be patient enough to keep myself on the big gear of my trainer or repeat lots and lots of times the only mountain we have here close to the beach lasting only 1km but preety steep! I am able to climb it 10x and will prove myself that I can do more! But a session like that takes me 2h, tough for my actual fitness level.
Cheers, good training, Marcos!

Cyber Stalker said...

Nice job Jonnyo! Great to see you enjoying your racing. That is what it's about. I can't wait for the next race report. XXXXOOOO

Anonymous said...

nice job Jonnyo on running down the leader out of T2. Your form must be very good now.