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Brag for the rest of your life.....

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by Allegra, May 21, 2008.

  1. Allegra

    Allegra

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    What - Ironman Malaysia ( Triathlon ) http://www.ironmanmalaysia.com.my/

    Where - Langkawi , Malaysia

    When - Target date Feb 2010

    Why - La lang

    Mga braders na nagpapapayat
    Here's the perfect venue to achieve our goal weight
    In just 17 hours, sigurado papayat tayo!
    Sali na!!
    We still have 2 years to train
    How hard can it be , yung iisa lang ang paa kinaya , tayo pa kaya

    Intro -

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EokseUskyDI

    Swim 4kms , Bike 180kms , Run 42kms .... Brag for the rest of your life
     
  2. bikethief

    bikethief itchy trigger

    Kaya ko kaya? Is 2 years enough time to get into ironman condition if I'm coming from scratch? I'm not completely out of shape naman. I'm about 20 pounds overweight and I smoke and drink a lot but I'm still very mobile. (I wanna say athletic but that might be pushing it.:supergrin:)

    Finishing an ironman event is one of my long-time fantasies. That and fighting in the UFC and winning a World Shoot.

    Haaaay. If only we didn't have to work for a living......

    Gusto ko rin sana pakasalan si Jessica Alba but I think the ironman thing is more realistic.
     


  3. Allegra

    Allegra

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    Yup! 14 of my friends are doing it sa 2009, ang lalakas pa rin uminom and some are still overweight ( pinoproblema kung may bar daw sa Langkawi )
    The biggest challenge is finding the time to train
    swim bike and run for long hours , pagdating mo pa sa bahay wala ka na pakinabang :)
    Plus injuries , w/c is my biggest problem
    But sa 2 years , we can do it slowly but surely or pwede rin magbago isip hehe

    After 2010 , umilag na sakin si Anderson Silva o baka si GSP if I decide to cut weight Naks! Gising!
     
  4. kristiansen

    kristiansen Birdwatcher

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    on the road again
    hahaha.ayos fafa! taya muna tayo sa lotto.......

    are you joining the kinabalu crazy run on aug? fafa mon m.is inviting.





     
  5. Allegra

    Allegra

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    I try to avoid running as much as I can :)
    Pang 10k lang mna limits ko
    I'll save the crazy distances for IM Langawi :)

    i'm looking at the Olango - Shangrila Mactan marathon swim next year kung meron
    Swim ka na fafa! IM tayow
     
  6. kristiansen

    kristiansen Birdwatcher

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    on the road again
    yikes! takot ako sa pating!



     
  7. edtf

    edtf

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    allegra, Goodluck!!! malamang sub 15hr kukunin mo yan :)

    BTW, Just finished the xrc road race today very dissapointing for me. Tiga laguna yung nanalo sa Cat B - from Seven Lakes - mga kakilala mo siguro mga yon
     
  8. Allegra

    Allegra

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    did you catch the name?
    Is it Omar? Kasma naimin sa Trantados
     
  9. edtf

    edtf

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    I can't remember his name lang. He is a small thin guy - hayop umahon!!!! naabutan daw niya yung Cat A riders sa ahon ng Payapa :). I'll get the results in a few days.
     
  10. Allegra

    Allegra

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    Ah thats not Omar , mejo bato bato yun
    Nanalo na kasi siya dati
    Puro ahon kasi paputang san pablo hehe
     
  11. edtf

    edtf

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    mga baguhan ba mga yon sa road racing or talaga silang kumakarera?
    MEdyo malikot sila ng konti sa peleton eh :supergrin:
     
  12. Allegra

    Allegra

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    If they were recruiting me , sigurado they probably are new to racing hehe
    Most of them I thionk are mountain bikers , some roadies plus triathletes from LB
    I only know a few guys there , baka yung iba may experience na
     
  13. edtf

    edtf

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    Allegra, Mharlo Pua yung nanalo ng road race sa XRC - walang hiya yon ang lakas!!
     
  14. Allegra

    Allegra

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    I'm not sure , parang siya yata yung taga Lucban
    Pics! Pics! ng race :)
     
  15. edtf

    edtf

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  16. ppts799

    ppts799 Daisho

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    just got this today in my email. get a box of kleenex read on and WATCH THE WHOLE video


    A son asked his father, “Dad, will you take part in a marathon with me?” The father who, despite having a heart condition, says 'Yes.'
    They went on to complete the marathon together. Father and son went on to join other marathons, the father always saying 'Yes' to his son's request of going through the race together. One day, the son asked his father, 'Dad, let's join the Ironman together' to which, his father said 'Yes' too.

    For those who don't know, Ironman is the toughest triathlon ever.
    The race encompasses three endurance events of a 2.4 mile (3.86 kilometer) ocean swim, followed by a 112 mile (180.2 kilometer) bike ride, and ending with a 26.2 mile (42.195 kilometer) marathon along the coast of the Big Island .. Father and son went on to complete the race together. View this race at.....

    http://www.godtube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=8cf08faca5dd9ea45513
     
  17. edtf

    edtf

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    Allegra, Sasali kaibigan ko sa (july) 09 IM Frankfurt.
    DAMN we did 140kms today as a way to start off his training. After being a slob (lamon ng lamon at walang sakay) for a month sumama ako - parusa din ginawa ko siguro kung hindi ako dehydrated tutulo na luha ko
     
  18. Allegra

    Allegra

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    Parang iniisip ko , baka 2011 na salihan ko hehe
    I'm up to my neck in problems at work, 2 weeks no training
    Matapos ko lang isang Ironman , magpapataba nako :)
    Ironman allegra , ganda pakinggan hehe
     
  19. edtf

    edtf

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    Kilala mo si Andy Aguila? Cool bike niya - meron sticker ng logo for every Ironman na sinali niyan sa may top tube niya. masasabi ko madami dami rin na sticker yon :)

    Kaya mo yan sa 2010 Malaysia!!!! You have more than a year to train. Sabi nga ng kaibigan ko puwede na 6mos basta starting fit ka na. Game na sali ka na kung hindi pa atras ng paatras lang yan. Just go do it!!
     
  20. Allegra

    Allegra

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    Hirap mag hanap ng oras for training , at least 5 hrs a day siguro kailangan
    If you miss a week or 2 , hahabol nanaman
    We'll see :)
    Pero target pa rin ang 2010
    Isang ironman lang gusto ko, parang ipsc , nakuha ko na gusto ko
    then lipat na ulit ng hobby .... yung mura nalang ...chess? hehe
    Seriously ,mukang maganda yata BJJ