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!
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.
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.
Suriname is country #50!
Country number 50! A unique trip to the exotic and little known old Dutch colony of Suriname in South America. Visit to Guyana and Curacao too. The perfect mix.
A new distance, 5km SWIMMING! (Barbados)
Newest challenge…5000m open water swim. I headed to Barbados Open Water Festival and discovered more of the interesting Caribbean island. Learning a lot in a swimmers world and overcoming anxiety in water.
Inaugural Ironman Cartagena 70.3 Triathlon (Colombia)
While living in Colombia I signed up for the first ever (inaugural) 70.3 Ironman Triathlon. Held in Cartagena´s heat and it was high energy. How was the course for me? – Ironman Cartagena
Ironman Pucon 70.3 Triathlon (Chile)
My first 70.3 Ironman triathlon. Pucon, Chile. Hiking Volcan Villarrica to celebrate. What an experience!