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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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Busy week! by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Hey, Been a busy week back home in Scotland. Arrived back from Windsor on Monday night to stay up most of the night with a little upset stomach (something from the Tham ... Read on »
CANADA by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Flying to Vancouver tomorrow, 2 weeks of swim/bike/run.... Cant wait Read on »
Chamonix training camp day 9 by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon More fun stuff straight outa the Alps :] Read on »
Climb to Lac d'Emosson by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Two panoramic shots of hairpins on the way up Another two shots from the top, Lac d'Emosson on the right, French Alps on the left in the distance Any another ... Read on »
Col-de-la-forclaz by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Beautiful mornings training in Switzerland :) Read on »
Complete Wildflower Review by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Hey guys, Now that I'm back in home for a few days I thought I'd take the chance to write a fuller report on the my trip last week to Monterey County, California and ... Read on »
Confidence by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Well there we go, first race of the 2010 season under my belt. It also marks the last training session of a very solid 9 weeks without any specific recovery, meaning I've be ... Read on »
Cool Runnings by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I was already writing this post in my head last night as I ran around the 10mile Tuesday night loop in the snow. It was meant to be the weekly Metro Running club hard set th ... Read on »
Day in pictures by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Yesterday, October 8 th, I was asked to try and record my normal day in pictures. This seemed fun, and it was, despite the fact I failed miserably by ceasing the picture recor ... Read on »
Do as I say not as I do by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon "You once told me to always finish even if it meant crawling across the finish line" is what I was told on facebook this morning. Very true, I did say that. However ... Read on »
Engineering put to use by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon So as most people know (as I seem to have told everyone) on June 2nd I officially finish my degree in Mechanical Engineering. It has definitely not been easy, it's a ... Read on »
Epic of the Interior by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Well after a stressful few days out east my friends at Speed Theory decided to take me out with them to Penticton, BC for a weekend of riding. A group of about 10 guys had pla ... Read on »
Everyday life in pictures :) by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The Scottish youth kids at Blenheim before the races The tonnes and tonnes of kit I was lugging around for 2 weeks Marky's cat snoozing on my bike bag! S2 a ... Read on »
Everyone's allowed a hero by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It's official My bedroom is now a shrine to Lance. Gotta get your inspiration from somewhere... Read on »
Examinations by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Hellooo, Currently I'm 2 down/2 to go, or in other words, only 2 more exams to complete...for the rest of my life. Forever, my last 2 exams...ever. Now that's exciting ... Read on »
February by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Been a good week, made some decent progress on my University thesis (due in 10 weeks) and got in 3 swim sessions, 5 run sets, 5 bikes and 6 gym workouts (26 hours). Did ... Read on »
Final pre season race-done. by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon All done, winter is over and the pre season warm ups concluded just a few hours ago. Turriff sprint triathlon, 50miles north of Aberdeen, is a tough little race, was ... Read on »
France-London-Canada by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Finally I can put together a half decent blog post after the last few weeks. It's difficult when you are from place to place, in between races, often in airports to si ... Read on »
Getting better... by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Whether it be at a skill, sport or in health the process of improving is always satisfying. Since the Vancouver Triathlon, now 2.5 weeks ago, things have been a ... Read on »