Category Archives: Race Reports

Ironman Melbourne 2012 revisited

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The recently concluded Ironman Melbourne got me nostalgic about the last time I raced that distance. And what a wonderful race it was too. The organization was brilliant, the race course was superb and the entire atmosphere was electric. Follow me down memory lane as I recap Ironman Melbourne 2012 Wow! What a day! I […]

The race that turned Captain Faiz into Captain Ironman

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Earlier, we had a post about how pilot Captain Mohammed Faiz Kamaludin was dealing with his post-Ironman blues. Here now is his report about the race that gave him those blues. Ironman Western Australia (IMWA), 8th December 2013, Busselton, Australia. My Race Report (40-44 Male) by Mohammed Faiz Kamaludin It was raining cats and dogs, […]

Hakimi conquers Morib

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Mohammad Hakimi Yusof Abu Bakar has only been doing triathlons for little over a year, but this Project Hero athlete already has four triathlons and a duathlon under his belt. This then is how he saw his last race at the Morib International Triathlon unfold: Morib International Triathlon 2013 is the first ever triathlon event […]

An eye-opening debut for Harum

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Harum Delima is one of our Project Hero Putrajaya 70.3 Edition athletes who recently made her race debut at the Morib International Triathlon. It proved to be a tough race for her, but she’s glad for the experience it has given her. Here, in her words was how the race went: My First Tri by […]

A brilliant time for Knut’s first time

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Project Hero athlete Knut Haug started in his first ever triathlon at the Morib International Triathlon. And boy, was it an experience for him. Racing together with his wife, Harum (you can read her race report here), he recounts his first ever experience with us. My first ever triathlon – Morib International Triathlon 2013 by […]

A LycraHero Couple Story

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Meet Puli and Res. They’re a normal couple from Columbia, until one day they discovered this sport called triathlon. Since then, they’ve become LycraHeroes on their own way, managing full-time professional careers, training and their four-legged lab. This past summer, they both did their first 140.6 race together at Ironman Texas. How did it go […]

Kate Strong finishes strong to win Australian age-group National Championship

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For someone who has only completed three triathlons in her life, Kate Strong has big dreams. In only her fourth race, she took a big step towards her dreams on November 10 at the MurrayMan Long Distance Triathlon, a 2km swim, 80km bike, 20km run race in Barmera, Australia. She shares with us her dreams […]

First-timer Nicolas Sondaz powers on to a top-10 finish at Powerman Malaysia

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Nicolas Sondaz completed his first duathlon this past Sunday at the Malakoff Powerman Asian Championship, held in Putrajaya, Malaysia. For a first-timer, he did very, very well. How well? Read his report to find out  how  this “newbie” did: That’s how I spent my last Sunday… By Nick Sondaz Putrajaya, always great to play in […]

Kevin Siah’s Canadian Adventure

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Malaysian Kevin Siah is an avid triathlete and a veteran of seven Ironman finishes. He made his long-distance debut at Ironman Malaysia in 2009, and has since gone on to compete in Ironman races in Australia and now Canada. In this article, he talks about his latest finish at Ironman Canada: Ironman Canada 2013 by […]

Kathryn Klepinger takes on Ironman Lake Tahoe

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    53-year-old Kathryn Klepinger took on Ironman Tahoe as her 6th Ironman challenge. But the conditions that day, especially during the swim, made it a race of attrition for a lot of the athletes. Kathryn made it as far as the bike but was pulled off the course for missing the 2pm cutoff, thanks largely […]