Ironman Western Australia – race report

December 16, 2016Blog, Race reports

One last block of training and focus was left in 2016, before officially calling it off season. After 8th place at Ironman World Championships, the pressure of chasing points for 2017 years qualification was a bit relieved. I decided to go sign up for IM Western Australia, based in the wonderful little town of Busselton. Like … Read More

Three races in three weeks

June 28, 2016Race reports

After IM South Africa I have had a long period without races, which has given me time to focus on the training. This is with one exception of Bilbao Triathlon, a half ironman distance that takes place where two of my main sponsors – Orca and Orbea – have their headquarters. I was going there for some work with them, … Read More

The value of the everyday life

May 23, 2016Blog

I’ve been wanting to write a post for a long time, but not really felt that there was something to write about. Okay, maybe it was motivated to write about the Ironman in South Africa, where I finished 4th in the Ironman African Championships, and made my most solid and controlled Ironman ever. Buuuut, after the race, I … Read More

Winter trainng: 2-weeks intervals

February 17, 2016News

For a period of rest after 70.3 Bahrain in Dec, I boosted many other accounts except the training account. Spending time with family, hanging out with friends, eating and drinking and doing priorities that I in season cannot do. For example, to skip the voluntary run in favor for a walk with the family and a … Read More

70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain – race report

December 10, 2015Race reports

Short Version: The swimming got canceled due to strong currents, so we started the race in T1. I felt solid during bike, and it was really fun racing. I came to T2 as No.2. The run was medioker, faded on the second half, and I finished in 3rd place. Long version: Pre-race: Preparations for the race were done at … Read More

Ironman World Championship – race report

October 20, 2015Race reports

Ironman Kona 2015 Splits:  1:05:18 – 5:04:37 – 3:16.05 : 9:30:43  Short version: After learning several lessons from last year’s race, I had a better strategy for this year’s. The goal was top 15, and I placed 11th, a result that I am happy with, but I know also that there is still a lot of … Read More

#RoadToKona

September 21, 2015Blog

For those who only follow my journey here, and not in my other social media, such as Instagram, Twitter or Facebook, here is a short version of what happened since my last update, and what will happen next (a clue is in the title). ITU World Championships in Motala was replaced by 70.3 IM Haugesund, to … Read More

New coach, new race plan, new land of residence

June 21, 2015Blog

I wrote on my Instagram account @AsaLundstromTri that the theme of my life right now is “new”, and I thought I should develop that a bit. New 1: New coach. Since a few months back Jens Lünekilde and I agreed that our cooperation would stop from June 1, ie after Ironman Brasil. After 4.5 years of working … Read More

New open water swim community is now online!

June 18, 2015Blog

It is with great honor I can announce that one of my most faithful sponsors Orca is presenting an online community where open water swimmer are able to share their tips and experiences of open water swimming, which enables you to go swimming open water anywhere in the world! I’m very proud to be a part of this, and got … Read More