23Jul

Race Report: Double Insanity Weekend (4)

Part 4: Ironman Austria As I lined up for the swim start, my strategy was very easy. Take it really, really easy on the swim (basically see it as a recovery swim from yesterday’s Salzkammergut Trophy), stay out of the usual fray and see how everything goes. With a little […]

23Jul

Race Report: Double Insanity Weekend (3)

Part 3: Back to Klagenfurt I knew that everybody else would be partying and getting together for a great time after the race, but unfortunately I didn’t really have much time for that…

23Jul

Race Report: Double Insanity Weekend (2)

Part 2: Salzkammergut Trophy, 208km MTB Race Given that my plans included more than just one race, I took it very easy, especially on the first few climbs. After the start, the course heads almost directly into the first long (~10km and 900m vertical) climb. Which is actually one of […]

23Jul

Race Report: Double Insanity Weekend (1)

Part 1: The Prep What happens if the organizers of the Salzkammergut Trophy and the guys from Ironman Austria decide to put their races on the same weekend, but on different days? At least one idiot will try to do them both.