It is the story of a woman who did not want to be a Princess, but a Queen was. The feels it as a compliment, if you don't tell her she was normal. The leads a life for which 24 hours of the day and for not enough.
It is the story of Eva Hürlimann, three times a mother, housewife, dog owner. On the one hand. On the other hand, extremely triathlete, the best in the world, by far. Hürlimann holds the world record over five times the Ironman distance: five days, five times a 3.86 km Swim, five times, 180,2 km Cycling, five times a 42.195 km Run. 66 hours and 52 minutes it was last summer in Saint-Gallic paper, on the road, the old record was at nine hours.
hürlimann's everyday life is organised from A to z to the last read book, you can't remember, in a cozy cafe to sit there with her. It is important to train three disciplines, 15 hours on average per week, in the extreme case 35. In addition, you has to drive the four-to eight-year-old children, Tennis, Climbing, Dancing. The Man? 100 Percent Working. How is this going to go? It is the Opposite of a mystery.
The family in the car, with the bike to the birthday party
Hürlimann, no coach, not even a training plan. Because they could not keep anyway. It goes its own way: at a birthday festival in Zurich, from the Emmental valley with the Velo, meanwhile, the Rest of the family gets into the car. They trained early in the morning in the dark, late at night on the treadmill at home in Hasle bei Burgdorf. "Quality is more important than quantity," says the 36-Year-old.
it is semi-professional, the career has only just begun. Five and a half years, took a baby break, once per week, you went for a jog, and was gone. Husband Hugi, also used to be extremely triathlete, to make an animated you in the fall of 2015, something for yourself. The wife of intensified Training, in the following summer, she won the Gigathlon. And realized it the next Morning: you would have to unwind the distance.
Ironman means: a Permanent crisis management
Heavy arms in the water, a miracle butt to the wheel units, cramps while Running: for Hürlimann is no issue. Because every workout is a joy, you must never bother. The pain it can assess you benefited from your Knowledge as a nurse.
Broken toe nails, a twinge in the knee, it hides everything. "During an Ironman a permanent crisis-management," says Hürlimann, "you outsmarted consistently the own Psyche." Has abandoned you, never, "from every deep valley, there is eventually a way out".
Through these experiences, she gives lectures, also in larger companies. It is a welcome resource is, however, in competitions of this kind, in spite of the increasing popularity of to win prize money.
hürlimann's sponsorship Portfolio can, however, see that the Sport is now profitable.
Hürlimann has purchased a regeneration, Mat, which promotes the circulation of the blood; the family has purchased a mobile home in the during the race will be stayed. Everything has been optimized for the next project: world record about ten times the Ironman distance (149:30 hours).
In August, it is so far back on the round course in a book. Seven coaches will be at home taking care of the children, three are in support of the athlete.
Not a few rivals will order the catering during the race, via voice message, sit down to eat Pasta. Not so Hürlimann, wants to lose no time, when it comes to nutrition, nothing is left to chance, from time to time and coconut oil in the coffee mixes, because this is supposed to be the ideal Foundation for a morning Swim. Before the competitions she eats a couple of Kilos, but consumes tens of thousands of calories.
no matter how extreme the sport, so rigorously dealing with banned substances will be handled. Who once dopt, is life locked. No loopholes, nothing.
she is never sick, for many, the spinner
Ten days, always 13, 14, maybe 15 hours – this can't be healthy. It is the General attitude, Hürlimann white the and contradicts. What you do, don't be body harmful, "I would continue to drive, if a little strange to the touch".
Ill she has never been in the last two years, significant injuries you suffered. And yet it is referred to as a spinner, because for the average person is elusive, what she's doing.
Hürlimann has made it their mission to inspire young women and to show how a mother can realize. She admires people who set themselves no limits, Missed do not regret, positivity radiate. There are things she wants to give their children more.
This will be so good to do it – in your athletes lives, travel to training camps, competitions. "I'm not a typical mommy," says Hürlimann, she is an extreme type, 24/7 instead of 08/15.
The evil Mails: left in, right out
s, it is in the back talking, and even Mails you got, in which the sender of your lack of understanding expressed about the way in Hürlimann interpret the role of mother. When the left ear in and right out, she says, and clarifies: "I think I'm more with my children than many other women. The family comes first – the Training never has to be a priority."
on the question of how Eva Hürlimann an endurance miracle could be. Even as a child, she is with the sports-loving family from the Bernese Seeland to the Atlantic or to Corsica hazards, with the Velo, of course. Until she was 14, she devoted herself to figure skating, for the sake of the mother, "but I realized that I was not the type of Princess I am".
Become the Queen of the ultra-triathlons. According to the world record, a trade magazine wrote, Hürlimann will wear the crown for many years. (Editorial Tamedia)
Created: 07.04.2019, 15:19 PM