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Teh Commander - BEME's soon to be very own Ironman

Old Apr 11th 2011, 10:04 am
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woohoo!!! Well done! Sterling job! are you laid up today?
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Old Apr 11th 2011, 10:05 am
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Cracked it yesterday. 10h37.

Chuffed to bits.
chuffed or chaffed?
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Old Apr 11th 2011, 12:48 pm
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Pat on the back old bean. You should be chuffed - great time too.
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Old Apr 11th 2011, 12:58 pm
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Cracked it yesterday. 10h37.

Chuffed to bits.
Good job..

Shit time mind

just kidding
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Old Apr 11th 2011, 1:29 pm
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Well done sweetie xxxx
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Old May 1st 2011, 5:14 am
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How did the Iron Man thing go? hope you raised a fortune
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Old May 1st 2011, 6:29 am
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went well thanks, raised over 4000GBP which was amazing.

Thanks very much to everyone who sponsored me. really appreciated it.

And for those who were waiting until i had finished before sponsoring me, well its not too late, and i did finish...

And for those of you who couldnt spare a dirham, shame on you

The race itself was a brilliant experience. I completed it in 10h38m. Its a good time for a 1st attempt, with loads of room for improvement for my next one.

Time breakdown as follows:

Swim 3.8K: 1h10m was expecting better but given the 2000 people mass start, it wasnt a bad time at all.

this gives an insight of the swim start..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_t1zMcjnVfM

Bike 180K: 5H14m Happy with that. Did make the rookie error of stopping for a piss when i was in full tilt. Should have pissed myself, would have saved me 4-5minutes i think. Also think i didnt put the hammer down quite as much as i could have..

Run 42.2K: 4h05m Satisfied with that (not happy though) i was gunning for a 3:40 marathon but i ran a little out of steam. Classic sign was when my heartrate was dropping cause my legs couldnt keep up with the demand and i couldnt pick it up...

Overall, 10h38m is regarded as a pretty decent Ironman time. I came 93rd Male.

here is some chicks video diary of the race. Pretty good, if not a little yankified.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egUOc...eature=related
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A 4h 5min marathon after what had come before that is impressive to say the least - I would be very happy with that on its own.

Well done - please pm me the 'justgiving' details and I'll add a couple of quid to the pot!
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Well done Commander, at least you finished it, I think those times are amazing!
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vv42S...eature=related

this is a better video of the day...really shows how different a mass sea swim is..

and the dolphins.....superb.
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Get with the programme. An average performance for a Scotsman. If you had been English, you would have done so much better.
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Get with the programme. An average performance for a Scotsman. If you had been English, you would have done so much better.
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Old May 1st 2011, 3:15 pm
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Get with the programme. An average performance for a Scotsman. If you had been English, you would have done so much better.
you auld fart
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Get with the programme. An average performance for a Scotsman. If you had been English, you would have done so much better.
Come on - give him a break. That chip is heavy.
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sponsor me you tight english barstewards
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