Read Jean-Paul’s accounts from previous events and experiences….

Ironman 70.3 World Champs – 2018

The Fiercest Race - The 2018 Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Nelson Mandela Bay Making our way to the start line in Port Elizabeth - nearly 800km from Cape Town - was no quick affair. Rather than take any risks in traveling with our bicycles by plane,...

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African Cup on African Time

African Cup on African Time August 4, 2018: The ATU Sprint Triathlon African Cup at Lake Kivu, Rwanda. Earlier this month I had the opportunity to visit the country of Rwanda for the very first time. It comes as no surprise that I was flying in for a race;...

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Training With Three World Champs

In this blog I’ll try to portray some of the most important lessons and tips I received, from training with 3 of the best in our sport for three months. Sebastian Kienle(Sebi), Flora Duffy and Brad Weiss. I’m not going to expand on all there achievements...

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Commonwealth Games – 2018 – Gold Coast

My first games experience, its been a roller coaster ride afterwards… But here are a few words of reflection, on what was definitely one of the most incredible experiences of my life. Let’s dive straight into the biggest race of my career, yet… Having some...

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Bescanon for GP Club Vitrolles

Just finished up with my first race for french GP Club Vitrolles here in France 🇫🇷 . Man, what an experience! Honestly probably the coolest race and most enjoyable experience I have ever had in Triathlon, yes including the Commonwealth Games. It is...

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African Champs – 2018 – Bloemfontein

Another 4:30 wake up Saturday morning 17th March, and No not for morning training, but time to catch another flight again to go race. What is on the menu this time round? The 2018 edition of The ATU African cup in Masselspoort in the Freestate. Arriving at...

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African Champs – 2018 – Troutbeck

Alarm goes, 5 am wake up and the start of a 16 hour travel day! And NO I’m not heading to Europe, this is a mere excursion to the 1st African Cup of the season in the province of Nyanga Troutbeck Zimbabwe. I’m driven to the airport, VIP style by training...

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