A new bike for Frederik Van Lierde in Mexico. Yes, the winner of the world CHAMPIONSHIP Ironman in Hawaii in 2013 shows are somewhat futuristic Cervélo model of last year for what it is and test in Campeche, the new version of the Cervélo P5. “That new bike already gives some extra motivation,” says Van Lierde, who at the end of the 2020 plan is to stop as a triathlete at the highest level. His penultimate season, so start with the 70.3 Ironman in Campeche, a triathlon on the half distance well for 1,9 km swimming, 90 km cycling and 21,1 km running.
“In advance, it is difficult to say what level I can get for this time of the year. The preparation is in any case solid." Van Lierde training this winter, particularly in Spain and also attracted to the Canary Islands. There, he explored the route for the Ironman of Lanzarote, his second game of the season, on 25 may on the program. But first, so Campeche in Mexico. Van Lierde starts with the number 1. “A victory would get me a qualification result for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS at the 70.3 distance in Nice (at the beginning of september, red.).”
The pros start in the Gulf of Mexico around 12: 50pm local time. In Belgian time, will be launched Sunday evening at 19u50.Aernouts is in South Africa in action
The second of the world CHAMPIONSHIP Ironman in 2018, and next to Patrick Long still the only one in Hawaii under the eight-hour remained, start are is how in South Africa. On 7 april there is the full Ironman is on the menu with the start in Nelson Mandela Bay. Aernouts should be in that triathlon only to finish to a ticket for Hawaii to ensure. In contrast to Frederik Van Lierde who is an Ironman win at the full distance necessary to place itself.
Bart Aernouts is therefore almost certainly of his participation in Hawaii, and said in January at Velofollies all that he has given his entire season in function of October. Then, he wants to be in Hawaii on his 35th do a throw to the supreme. The further course of his program he makes after the Ironman in South Africa known. At the end of June, there is likely still a full Ironman on his program. Just exercise patience.