It is about time for the latest news from St Augustine, Florida…
After spending much time in Luxembourg and waiting for my visa papers to go through, I decided to leave and escape the cold and rainy weather back home. Two and a half weeks of 45 degrees was definitely enough, especially when preparing for some more early season races in the heat here in the south of the US. Oh well, and I just found out that my visa didn’t go through either, which is a real bummer for my summer racing and training plans over here.
I have plenty of other options so no need to stress, and I have enough time to prepare for Hawaii and do a couple of other races over here during the summer.
So when I came back to the warm Florida weather I got right back into some heavy training and forgot about the stressful race in Abu Dhabi. The new goal was defined as 70.3 New Orleans and four weeks later another 70.3 race in Florida at Disney. Continue reading