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

Ironman World Championships – race report

October 25, 2014Race reports

Race: Ironman World ChampionshipsTime: 2014-10-11, start kl.06:30Place: Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, USADistance: 3,86 km – 180 km – 42,2 kmMy result, time: 1:06:43 min –5:11:42 h – 3:13:33 (9:36:22)My result, place: 17th placeComplete results: Find it Here! Short story: The race of all races for long distance athletes: Ironman World Championships. I was on site 2.5 weeks before the race, and the weather … Read More

Ironman Cairns – race report

June 16, 2014Race reports

Race: Ironman CairnsTime: 2014-06-06, start kl.07:46Place: Cairns, Queensland, AustralienDistance: 3,86 km – 180 km – 42,2 kmMy result, time: 1:04:41 min –5:08:06 h – 3:09:03 (9:25:56)Miy result, place: 3:e placeComplete results: Find it HERE!       Short story: It was a very rainy day. The swim was quite hard and choppy and for me it was a solo swim from the … Read More

Challenge Fuerteventura – race report

April 28, 2014Race reports

Race: Challenge Fuerteventura Time: 2014-04-26, 08:00 am Place: Playitas Resort, Fuerteventura, Spain Distance: 1.9 km – 90 km – 21.1 km My resultat, time: 30:25 min – 2:44:09 h – 1:29:13 (4:43:48) My result, place: 7th   Pre -race : As I raced an Ironman just over a month ago, in Australia, and I am planning to race … Read More