Now you might not get a spot for the famous Ironman championship in Kona but you should definitely still visit. Kona is totally worthwhile for all sport activity and more. The highly beautiful island is a sports heaven! Here´s your guide to where and how you can still take part in all the feels of Ironman, from ocean water swims and cycling to running.
Ironman Michigan 70.3 – IM 70.3 MI –
Michigan for my first US 70.3 triathlon. Beautiful region near Frankfort hosted Ironman Michigan 70.3 and it was high enthusiasm but expensive. Improved my swim and bike segments and overall time!
Cycling Route des Pêches to Ouidah (Benin)
Cycling Adventure out of Cotonou, Benin via Route des Peches to Ouidah on sand road along coast.
Cycling Southern Italy, through some beautiful surprises! (Pulgia, Italy)
Bikepacking Southern Italy from Matera to Alberobello. Great Italian gems discovered here while cycling. Pulgia, Italy
Brunei… is interesting
Brunei is one of the most interesting countries I´ve visited. I went to Borneo just to check out this oil rich Muslim nation in Asia.
Cycling Jeju Island – Fantasy Bike Path (S. Korea)
Bike packing (cycling) trip over 4 days around Jeju Island on a rental bike (South Korea) – Jeju Fantasy Bike Path
Officially an Ironman (Port Macquarie, Australia)
Ironman Port Macquarie 2019 in Australia for my first full Ironman. Aka Ironman Australia (Oceania). Awesome race course that got me addicted to the distance.
Biking Rotorua + more (New Zealand)
Preparing for an Ironman I spent a month in Rotorua training triathlon. These were my favorite road bike routes and my experiences in the geothermal area of New Zealand.
Cycling Bogota to Villa de Leyva In a Day (Colombia)
Cycling adventure Bogota to Villa de Leyva and back that I will always remember. 160km in a day bikepacking Boyaca. Colombian ciclismo at it´s finest…hills and arepas.
Bike Cuba…Best thing you could possibly do there! (Habana – Viñales)
Cuba for a triathlon turned into bikepacking to Viñales for a few extra days. Dreamy cycling in Cuban countryside after ITU Sprint Triathlon in La Habana.
Part 2: Guyana and More of Suriname
Visit to Guyana with Kaieteur Falls and border fun in Nieuw Nickerie. A unique trip to the exotic and little known old Dutch colony of Suriname in South America and it´s neighbor Guyana.
Part 1: Suriname and Guyana Trip
Country number 50! A unique trip to the exotic and little known old Dutch colony of Suriname in South America. Visit to Guyana with Kaieteur Falls and border fun in Nickerie and few days on Island of Curacao.