Posted on: 27 Apr 2008

Well yesterday did my first open water swim in some lake in hetton,wasnt as cold as i thought it would be but feet was freezing,swam round lake then from one side to other that was about 500m the water was very green and have to say it was harder than i thought but thats my first swim so i can only improve i was with a friend and his wife and another three lads they all train at suncity tri club in sunderland will hopefully do it once more before my first open water tri in derwent walk in the keswick tri in three weeks.

Today i was out with four lads training for ironman switzerland so we did 53.6 miles in 3hr 24 mins pace was only 15 mph very hilly heart rate was 134 bpm,weather was terrible heavy rain most time and to top the lot i punctured thats twice when i have been out on long rides think i am jinked checking the net out going to purchase some better quality puncture resistant tyres heres hoping.


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