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Monday, 7 December 2015
My 2015 by Alex Foster
British Champion 30-35yr
15 out of 16 race podiums
4 course records
GB Qualification for European Standard Dist Championships 2016
GB Qualification for World Standard Dist Championships 2016
GB Qualification for European Middle Dist Championships 2016
2015 and how it unraveled
the end of 2014 I was lucky enough to be named as a member of
ChampionSystem/VCUK Race Team, I entered the 2015 season with a new
array of bright yellow Fluro kit which meant going into the season with a
little more added pressure of not only wanting to achieve things for
myself but also for the team and sponsors.
got off to a flyer and notched up some solid wins in what I classed as
pre season races at Lancaster Duathlon and Ulverston Triathlon, both
resulting in course records.
main focus for the season was to win an elusive medal competing for
Great Britain, having missed out by a matter of seconds in previous
years I knew if I could turn up on race day in good shape then I could
achieve my goal of a podium position. Having been in the best shape of
my life and having a very successful start to my season, for some reason
the European Championships race wasn’t to be and I didn’t have good
enough legs on the day.
already hit some good highs before my big disappointment in Geneva it
was important I didn’t let this affect the following races and goals for
the season, I bounced back in the best way possible and was crowned
British Champion in my 30-34yr age group.
this point of the season I still had some big races remaining, the
confidence I gained from achieving something above my set goal was
massive and made me feel content for the season which seemed to bring
even more success through to the end of the season.
If you would like to read my full season review on how I achieved or unachieved my set goals then please visit my website here -