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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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London triathlon by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Will be able to do a much bigger post in a few days, currently sitting on an airport computer with a broken 'i' button and 3 minutes left on my internet connection. Flying t ... Read on »
TAPER WEEK by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Fun fun fun, 4 days into my enjoyable taper week, 6 days of it, before the London triathlon this Sunday. Feeling good, will be a fun race, a big race and hopefully a ... Read on »
Racing by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It continues... Yesterday was my last day at altitude, coming down from Chamonix and heading to London via Geneva. Here in London for 10 days before I fly bac ... 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 »
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 »
Morning number 1 by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon What can I say, Of all the places I could have come for a summer training camp I don't think any could have suited my personality more than Chamonix. I arrived ye ... Read on »
In transit by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Sitting in Geneva airport waiting for my transfer through to Chamonix, almost at the final destination. Can't wait to arrive, get settled in and start to train and e ... Read on »
Packing up by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Been a little ill since getting back from Windsor last week, the price you pay for swimming in the Thames. Feeling much better now and have still been ticking over with trai ... Read on »
Nice to be in the paper :) by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon http://www.deesidepiper.co.uk/sport/Adams-in-the-swim-at.6364924.jp http://thewaterisopen.blogspot.com/2010/06/michael-adams-leads-out-of-swim-at.html h ... Read on »
Good days and bad days by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Here is my theory, if you take the number of hours between a race and a blog post and divide it by 1, you will get the probability that the race went well. Therefo ... Read on »
Stirling tri, packing up shop, off to Windsor by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon So after my disappointing weekend in May at the Euro Cup in Strathclyde coach and I went back to business putting in some hard training in the 2 weeks following. Some more r ... 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 »
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 »
Tinley Talks by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon If you are ever short for inspiration, no one is better to look to than 2 time Hawaii Ironman champ and general legend Scott Tinley. He has a way with words; ... Read on »
Nutella by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I am sitting here at my kitchen table, post run, post haircut and post morning dog walk with a big fat Nutella sandwich in front of me. However as I was informed b ... 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 »
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 »
TT by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Just back through the door after the 54km TT I was doing this morning. Was meant to be down in England doing the British Uni championships but that didn't work out so instea ... Read on »