“I felt my fingers twitching, my body shaking, I felt like I needed to get out of the pit as quickly as possible and I didn’t see this coming.” I’ve always been looking for the next adrenaline rush that would push my limits, and that’s primarily been through testing my physical fitness. I’ve done ultra-running. I’ve done triathlons. I’ve thrown…
It’s 01:17 am on Sunday, March 22nd, 2020, and I am drenched, shaking and in excruciating pain. In my mind, however, I tightened my fist in victory. I had done it. I had just crossed the finish line of the COVID-19 Ironman course in Dubai. Here’s a full account of my socially-distanced adventure.
No, this is not an endorsement. Nor is it clickbait. It is me telling you about story of how I lost 75kgs and saved $546,000.
A peak into what this amazing IronMan triathlon training journey has been like for me.
I went from running a 10k once a year to running 250kms across the Sahara desert. It took a grueling training regimen, many miles of running and my calendar needed to open up to fit in a lot more training time. Here’s what my ultra-training schedule looked like, alongside work and family time.
Sometimes time alone is the only way that you can access the growth and inner progress that you need to make your biggest goals and dreams a reality. Here are a few eye-openers that came to me during my 250km run across the Sahara Desert.