Success with stamina

Success with Stamina - Athlete Achievements

Photo: The Outlaw Half Sport is unpredictable, it has it's ups and downs but it's why we do it - right? This weekend was no different, it was busy for ESC coached athletes with performances at Barcelona 70.3; The Outlaw Half; Southport Sprint and Standard (BUCS event), Nottingham Sprint, and Eton Dorney. On a weekend with many strong performances Sam Pictor stepped up or rather ran through a strong field at the Outlaw Half to take 1st place. Sam's been showing his potential in training for a while now and not quite piecing it together in racing but The Outlaw Half was the time to put together the race he had planned. Excellent execution allowed him to run strong at the end. The day before a

Success with Stamina - Athletes Achievements

Bristol University Triathlon Club at BUCS Sprint Triathlon 2018 I absolutely love working with Bristol University. So few of them arrive at the university with a background in triathlon however, they come along every week, get stuck in, work hard, accept feedback, smile, laugh, have fun and improve. It’s everything you would want from a university triathlon club. BUCS sprint triathlon is their main event of the year and this year 27 athletes went along with an attitude of doing everything they could to finish as high as possible and to enjoy the experience. Year on year the university has improved in the team event and this year was no exception. The men’s team finished 5thhowever, with two

Success with Stamina - Athlete Achievements

Matthew Swan - Marathon Des Sables At the beginning of the month Matthew Swan stepped up to his biggest challenge yet, The Marathon Des Sables. Having been inspired last year when a friend completed it, the fire was lit, the race entered and there was no turning back. Having worked with Matthew over the last year, I can tell you how dedicated he is when he sets his mind to something. This was shown by his first appearance at IM 70.3 Staffordshire last summer when his swimming ability with little more than breast stroke 3 months before. With an intense focus the 70.3 became reality and the target moved on. The most impressive thing about all of Matthew's achievements is that he runs his own b

Success with Stamina - Athlete Achievements

Bristol University - Inter-university Aquathlon Birmingham university do a great job of hosting an inter-university aquathlon every year which allows the students to get a quick check on how well their winter training is going. A squad from Bristol University headed up to complete the short and fast 500m swim and 2.5km run. Training has obviously been going pretty well as Max Walker managed to win the event and Bristol came away with the Men's Team win. Next up BUCS triathlon in May.

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