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2009

Retaining the crown and going bananas

October 23, 2009

Nearly two weeks has passed since the World Ironman Championships in Kona, the photos have been taken, the blood sweat and tears have been spilt, the stories have been told, and my toe nails have finally fallen off – and …

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Chrissie Wellington Wins Third Successive Ironman World Championship

October 12, 2009

Chrissie Wellington won her third successive World Ironman Championship title in Kona, Hawaii, and set a new course record in the process.

Her time of eight hours, 54.02 minutes broke the 17-year record previously held by Paula Newby-Fraser.

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Ithaca

October 9, 2009

When you set out on your journey to Ithaca,
pray that the road is long,
full of adventure, full of knowledge.
The Lestrygonians and the Cyclops,
the angry Poseidon — do not fear them:
You will never find such as …

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Countdown to Kona!

October 7, 2009

I absolutely love being in here in Kona. It’s the smell of the beautiful hibiscus flowers, the sound of the ocean lapping against the rocks, the pods of dolphins jumping like they don’t have a care in the world, the …

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Take Part in the Great Athlete Auction!

September 16, 2009

Myself, Leanda Cave, Matty Reed, Dede Griesbauer and other athletes have the honour of being Ambassadors to the Blazeman Foundation for ALS. This is a non-profit, multi-sport movement to end Lou Gehrig’s Disease – set up by the inspirational Jon …

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Timberman, TYR Turds and Twister

August 28, 2009

The website blurb reads – “The Timberman Triathlon Festival… where small town charm meets world-class fun!” Last years experience didn’t disappoint and I couldn’t wait to return to New Hampshire, and Ellacoya State Park, for a full weekend of fun …

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Chrissie to attend GOTRIbal October Fest

August 5, 2009

This October, Chrissie Wellington, 2x Ironman World Champion and iron distance world record holder, will be headlining the GOTRIbal-Fest in San Diego, CA. GOTRIbal-Fest is a one–of-a-kind experience for women of all ages and experience who love running, swimming and …

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Chrissie signs with Compressport

August 3, 2009

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I am really happy and excited to be working with Compressport. I have worn their garments before and after training and racing for the past six months. The socks are extremely high quality, they are very comfortable, they dont lose …

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Quelle Challenge Roth: Wursts, Wetting And A World Record

July 22, 2009

I first visited Bavaria when I was about 14, as part of a school exchange. I loved MC Hammer. I wore clothes in a dubious shade of illuminous yellow. I had a bouffant of hair that was even more birds …

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