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2010 Strategy....A fresh approach

Posted by Tom Room on Saturday, December 12, 2009, In : 2010 Campaign 
Old Approach

The ambition of every newbie pro triathlete, including me, was to race the best in the world at the best races in the world -> Race at the World Championships (Done)

For the last two years this has been my approach to being a professional triathlete, and I mistakenly thought that in itself was a means to an end. Well, I guess if I want to end my career early then it is true, for it is a fast track to bankruptcy and no more. There simply is not enough money in the sport to support a...
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2009 Season Complete....looking back through the year

Posted by Tom Room on Sunday, December 6, 2009, In : Season Review 
Now, 1 week into the 2010 campaign, my thoughts are already wondering over to the far off race season. But if I am going to plan ahead properly, it is only right I look back at the year just gone. Did I achieve my objectives?

2009 Objectives

(i) Get to the Pro 70.3 Ironman World Championships
(ii) Break 4hrs for a 70.3
(iii) Finish in the top 25 at the Worlds
(iv) Earn some money from the sport
(v) Be more consistent - don't break myself

(i) Be at the Pro 70.3 Ironman World Championships?
Well I cer...
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