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

Ironman Latin America Championships, Brasil – race report

June 15, 2015Race reports

Race: Ironman Latin America Championships, Brasil Time: 2015-05-31, start kl.06:50 Place: Florianopolis, Brasil Distance: 3,86 km – 180 km – 42,2 km My result, time: 1:01:12 min – 4:48:36 h – 329:08 (9:23:35) My result, place: 4th place Complete results: HERE   Short version: Choppy and frustrating swim. Swallowed lots of nasty ocean water. Felt strong during the bike and had the best female … Read More

Ironman Asia Pacific Championship Melbourne – race report

March 27, 2015Race reports

Race: Ironman Asia Pacific Championships Melbourne Time: 2015-03-2, start kl.07:23 Place: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Distance: 3,86 km – 180 km – 42,2 km My result, time: 1:00:20 min – 4:48:10 h – 3:10:37 (9:02:49) My result, place: 4th place Complete results: HERE   Short version: Execpt for a navigation mistake from my group during the swim, I had generally a solid day where I felt … Read More

Playitas Resort – from base to top

March 2, 2015Blog

In  January, I was 3 weeks at Playitas Resort, Fuerteventura, to do a big block of base training, before the season’s first race, Ironman Melbourne, on 22 March. The big focus was volume, kilometers and hours, and the intervals I did were neither long nor intense. I was accompanied by Orca Team for one week of shooting, training … Read More

Ironman Western Australia – race report

December 18, 2014Race reports

Race: Ironman Western Australia Time: 2014-12-07, start kl.05:33 am Location: Busselton, Western Australia, Australia. Distance: 3,86 km – 180 km – 42,2 km My result, time: 57:54 min –4:55:28 h – 3:14:33 (9:11:13) My result, place: 7th place Complete results: Click here! Short story: Fourth and last IM for the season was, in retrospect, maybe one too many for me. … Read More