Friday, 09 November 2018 19:23

NEW Saturday 12 - 1:30pm Bike Training Session

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CriticalSpeed is offering a weekend 90' Bike Interval Session every Saturday start 12 noon. For more information please email coachcal@criticalspeed.com

 

Sunday, 09 April 2017 16:06

9th Annual Maui Camp

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Our 9th Annual Maui Camp was a huge success with some serious training volume and great weather. This year our very own Liam and Scott Cozens made it up the mighty Haleakala under very windy conditions to end the camp after some BIG rides earlier in the week. Bob P had a tremendous camp, with the highlight being an impressive finish to a 20 mile run (ascending back up from 7000-10000 feet running the entire way!). Janie also have a great camp but was limited by illness.

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 14:39

How to Prepare for Early Season Racing

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The 2014 season is here and no matter how many years of racing triathlons, the first few races are never easy. To have a great front end of your race season you must pay attention to your pre race details and the execution of your first discipline.

Monday, 09 September 2013 20:18

70.3 World Championship

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Again huge congrats to Dawn A, who finished the 70.3 World Championship yesterday. She got beat up on the swim by the young men who started just after her wave, survived the massive down pour on the bike and pushed through the hot, sunny and humid 13.1 mile run. Great experience.  Canada did well. I believe we won at least 3 World Titles.


I found out that I actually was in FIRST with 2 miles to go.  There was a long 1 mile grind then a long 1 mile downhill to the finish. With about 600m to go, 2 men ran by me fast!  One of them was young, while the other man was older, short and moving fast.  YUP... no age on his calf (due to rain) and I have no idea. But he was going so fast I just did not have much anyways. At the awards, he told me I passed him at about the 8 mile mark but he kept me insight. He used me to pull him through the field for the last 4 miles.  He then attacked, and attacked hard. I high fived him and felt better about the way I lost first place.  He was a super nice guy.  He also mentioned he was going to World XTERRA this year.  He knew who I was from my XTERRA history.  It was a really cool connect with a man who lives half way around the world.

WOW, what I weekend that was for many of you!  Ironman Canada, Ironman Louisville and Penticton Challenge were all happening on the same day.  Here are some of the results.

Rick Wilson was ill after the swim and toughed it out till about 6 miles into the run.  Marilyn had a tough swim, some 30 minutes longer than usual (bad course marking and choppy waters)  and with this late start on the bike, she just missed the bike cut off at Yellow Lake. She was strong on the bike and all those Computrainer session made a difference.  

Mark Powell in Ironman Louisville won his age group and qualified for Kona.  Tony Chad was having a great day but the heat too its toll and he made it to the 8 hour mark. Ironman Arizona is slated later in the season.

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 16:57

Ironman Mont -Tremblant

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Fantastic Day at Ironman Mont -Tremblant, Well done Jason and Dan.

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 16:52

Learn to avoid the dangers of big cycling events

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Mass participation cycling events and triathlons are thrilling events, but all of them have had mishaps with athletes injuring themselves and others.

Many of us love the feeling of being involved in a speeding train of two wheelers, feeling the adrenaline rush needed to match the challenge from your competitors and ultimately hand out some pain to those who dare to follow. But with speed and fun comes danger and risk.

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 19:18

Lake Chaparral

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Huge congrats to Leslie and Carolyn who raced at Lake Chaparral on Sunday.

Tuesday, 06 August 2013 18:02

CSR Race Results 5 GOLD, 5 SILVER and 3 BRONZE

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We accomplished 5 GOLD, 5 SILVER and 3 BRONZE!  Well done team. We also had some first timers who go muddy and had fun!  Thanks to Marie for the great photos on facebook as well.  Super fun party at John and Ambers after the race!  Thanks Team for a great weekend!  Nice to see Nicole, Leslie and Kendis out cheering, supporting and volunteering! Hopefully Nicole will feel better by the end of the week.

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