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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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November in pictures by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Realised today I documented the month of November very well this year with the help of my digital camera. I wont write a big long post tonight but will just show ... 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 »
Great Scots by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It's been a while since I last blogged, a week has gone past and another 7 or so tough days under my ever bulging belt! One day at a time as they say. Anyways, I a ... Read on »
Important questions by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Evening, This is the end of a tough day, in the middle of a tough week, during a tough month etc etc ... you get the picture. No day is easy but today was pretty rou ... Read on »
Mitchel Trophy 2009 by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Phewww I would be lying if I said I wasn't tired, but I would also be lying if I said I didn't have a complete blast this weekend. I left swimming almost 3 years ago ... Read on »
Pre Mitchell Trophy by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon OK guys, we're two days out from comeback central. I've officially been out of the water for over 1000 days, missed just over 900 training sessions (compared to that if I ... Read on »
You wish you had a camera by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Sometimes you do something that is such a combination of luck and mad skills that it should have been caught on film. My poor blue land rover broke a few days ago (see kn ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Wildflower by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Race 2 of the year is complete, I'm not sitting in the airport in Vancouver waiting to get on my flight back home. Was a tough day yesterday racing in the heat but it w ... Read on »
Scottish training by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Scottish training ... rainy training? To sum it up I would have to say they went hand in hand. I've been back in Scotland for a month or so now and it's been raining since I ... Read on »
Lance shows us how it's done by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Lance's message to Cancer, heart attacks and accidents tht rob us of our loved ones. Great attitude. Stay positive and show adversity the finger! Mike Read on »
Horror movies, the Panther and a smashed old lady by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Woo What a day. I forgot how Scotland's weather can go from one extreme to another in hours, we've just had a week or so of stunning winter weather, 15 degrees and sunn ... Read on »
Training like a panther by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I'm definitely in a delirious state (which explains the panther) as I write having just come back in from the HARDEST cross training/core work out of my life. Tod ... Read on »
Illness, Injury & Ironman by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Yuck With an estimated 60,000 cases of swine flu confirmed in the past 3 weeks alone the UK is definitely not in it's best health. Last Tuesday in class at uni I was surr ... 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 »
Training pictures 1 by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon First batch of winter training pics from Scotland, woke up to an awesome morning in Aberdeen, 4 Degrees, blue skies as far as the eye can see and the prospect of my first LONG ... Read on »
Team by Michael Adams Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Winter training is a go. Kicked off on Sunday with my first trip to the pool in 2 weeks, 7200m later I emerged with significantly heavier shoulders and a smile on my fa ... Read on »