Tag Archive: Alps

Triathlon de Mont Blanc 2018

I have one more race planned for this season. Things are going pretty well this summer and I don’t want to jinx it, but I’m feeling proud of the improvements I’ve made. The… Continue reading

Cycling around Lac Léman

In 2011 (I think!), I was persuaded into cycling around Lac Léman/Lake Geneva. This is a 170-200km bike ride depending on what route you take. It’s a looong way. I was pretty hesitant.… Continue reading

Why Spin in Summer?

In the bike crazy town of Morzine, it is no surprise that Spinning classes at Buzz Performance are so popular. In particular over the winter months, when the roads are (hopefully!) snowy, and… Continue reading

La Morzine Haut Chablais 105km

“Have you entered the Morzine sportive?” “Er, no! When is it?” “You should! Sunday. It’ll be great fun!” “I’ve only cycled a handful of times this season, doing 70km once last weekend. I… Continue reading

Certified Spinning® Instructor

When I booked on to last weekend’s Spinning® course in Egham, I didn’t quite process what I was to demand from my poor thighs and brain. In order to only take Saturday and… Continue reading

Pre-Season Ski Training

This autumn has been stunning out in the Alps. After a hot and dry summer, the colours have been breathtaking. Combined with endless days of clear blue skies, glorious sunshine and warm temperatures… Continue reading

Verbier: Summer 2015

“In the summer time, when the weather is fine…” Yeah, almost too fine: I don’t think I have stopped sweating for about two weeks now, if not more. After the summer of awful… Continue reading

Swim. Bike. Run.

On Sunday 24th May I competed in a Super Sprint triathlon (400m swim, 11k bike, 3k run) in Rumilly, not far from Annecy, to ease myself back into the sport and competing. I… Continue reading

Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes…

…is definitely one of my favourite things. But, there sadly appears to be a distinct lack of them around. Ski school training took place regardless last week, continues this week and even some… Continue reading

So long, farewell, auf Weidersehen, goodbye…

That’s it, all done! A busy, rollercoaster ride of a summer and on reflection a very successful and productive one. Three weeks ago I wrote about a few goals I wanted to complete… Continue reading