2017


Bruno swims…. at Alhandra Sprint   Recently updated !

Alhandra Sprint – Portugal – June 18th 2017 5th stage of the Portuguese cup Race reporter Bruno Now I know can swim without wetsuit but it is not easy…. I’ve a friend that says triathlon is a sport where consistency is key and only after at least 3/4 years of practice we can have effective […]


Sarah’s spin cycle in the Seine   Recently updated !

Open Swim Stars 2km – June 18th 2017 Race reporter Sarah Having picked up my bonnet and bag o’ swag the day before, it took all of 1 minute to show the bonnet, get marked with my race number, and pick up my timing chip.  Since I had overlooked the (rather obvious) fact that there’s no transition to […]


Chmou and Kathryn challenge themselves on the Classic Challenge No. 3   Recently updated !

  Classic Challenge No. 3     –     Paris – Nemours       –     June 17th 2017 Race Reporters Kathryn and Chmou Chmou: It’s Friday night and I am at this fashionable new Italian restaurant in Paris called Pizza Populaire. I am looking at this enormous dessert called “Profiterole”, which […]


Top of the morning, we mean podium, to Caroline

 Salagou L Distance – June 10th 2017 – Montpellier area Philippe’s friend, Caroline, Philippe and Expatriés Alum Hugo (our brilliant host!) Race reporter Caroline   Last weekend 9 Expatries (Phillipe, Hilary, Francois, Luca, Djil, Eduardo, Grace, Hugo and I) descended on the Montpellier area for the Lac du Salagou triathlon races. Set in a beautiful location, […]


Gérard at Ventouxman’s 2nd race

Ventouxman L distance – June 4th 2017 – Piolenc Race reporter: Gérard   A friend and I looked into the Ventouxman L distance on June 4th. It was the 2nd occasion of the race,  the 1st being 2015. We knew the bike course consisted of climbing Mont Ventoux by the “Bédoin” side (harder than “Malaucène” or “Sault” […]


Benjamin battles in Troyes

Triathlon des Lacs d’Aube (Troyes) – L distance (2.7k/83k/21k)  –  June 4rd 2017 Race reporter: Benjamin   I signed up two weeks before the race with the thought of using it as a training session. The course was 2.7km swim, 80km cycle and 21 run. Before arriving at the bike park I had imagined the […]