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Michael Adams

Scotland, United Kingdom
After moving into triathlon at age 18 after 10 years as a swimmer it soon became clear that I wanted to make elite level sport the major part of my life. The triathlon world is truly a lifestyle that sucks you in and it's something I want to hold on to. I spend a lot of my time in Vancouver,... Full Bio
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First, very sore, triathlo ... by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon First, very sore, triathlon run of the year (back in March) Read on »
"If someone suggests you lower your sights a little today, tell them they should raise theirs a... by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Today's title is taken from one of my friend's blogs before yesterdays Men's Hockey gold medal match. What a game. Last week was my 21st birthday, so I'm offici ... Read on »
1st out of the swim at Windsor by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon + 1st out of the swim + 15 th Overall Great day today, smashed the swim out in front of the big boys which was great fun. The start was a bit insane (they might give that ... Read on »
2010 by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Well that was fun :) I always knew this was going to be a big year - more training than ever before, a heavier racing schedule, more travel all mixed in with my final yea ... Read on »
2011 by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Ah what a time of year, I definitely love the festive period. Well I'm back in Canada, beautiful and snowy here and have enjoyed a lot of great family time over the ... Read on »
3km Mum by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Just a quick post tonight, almost missing out on the start of our celebration dinner! Celebration is definitely in order today, my mum, after a 25 year hiatus returned to r ... Read on »
Ahhhh training camp by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon OK so I've been abusing my blogging over the last two weeks. While out in Europe on the camp we didn't have Internet and though I could have probably searched some out I ... Read on »
Almost time... by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This season seems to have been approaching for a long time. There will be lots of traveling + racing to contend with so the plans have been in place for a while. Doing my fi ... Read on »
Apologies by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Apologies are in need, Quite possibly the longest I have gone without blogging, especially after 6 posts in 12 days at the beginning of the month! The first ... Read on »
Article by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon http://www.deesidepiper.co.uk/sport/Top-ten-finish-for-Adams.5267951.jp Read on »
Articles by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Article on my race at Windsor http://www.deesidepiper.co.uk/sport/Adams-in-elite-company.5396323.jp Article on the Norwell Knockburn Triathlon last weekend http://www. ... Read on »
August by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Hey, It's been over a week since I last posted, since then I've raced in NY at the NYC Nautica Triathlon, done the touristy thing through NY for a day or two, flown up ... Read on »
Autumn by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Back to training it is then... After a few weeks of chill time I went into a crazed "planning" mode and set out the goals for next season and started working out ... Read on »
Back home by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Hey, Tell you what, I leave the country for 2 weeks and "climate change" decides to happen overnight! Hit -23 in Scotland on Friday...the South Pole w ... Read on »
Back home by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Landed in Vancouver late last night, feels like I never left. Seems like all trips are "trips from hell" these days and to be honest yesterday wasn't too bad. British Air ... Read on »
Back in town by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Been back in Aberdeen for a week now and I'm already repacking my training stuff to head down to Stirling to see my coach and do some training. It's been over 5 months si ... Read on »
Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end: then stop by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon There are many phrases, all harking to the same sound; keep at it, one step at a time, day in day out, you can... But it all comes down to the same principle... Wo ... Read on »
Big day, big week. by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Training camp has finished. Certainly the hardest 2 weeks of my life, not just super heavy mileage but more just a continual stream of quality sessions and consistent int ... Read on »
blueseventy and swim times by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon How much difference do blueseventy suits make to us triathletes? 100m F/c Max from a dive; No suit; 57.4 blueseventy PZ3 Swim Skin ; 55.4 ... Read on »
British Elite Nationals by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Today Strathclyde loch near Glasgow, Scotland played host to the 2009 British Elite Triathlon Champs. It was a "maybe" on my calendar and we decided earlier this week not to ... Read on »