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Season’s Review

A huge Thank You from the coaches to the athletes that represented Synergie Coaching this...

Season’s Review
Eton Dorney Triathlon

We were supposed to be in Lynmouth in Devon this weekend to do the Tri...

Eton Dorney Triathlon
Perranporth Triathlon

The reason we entered this race was for the B&B –  would it live up...

Perranporth Triathlon
New Forest Sprint Triathlon

New Forest Sprint Tri  Graham S, Ann & Graham P were all at at this...

New Forest Sprint Triathlon
Nikki & Grans TdF avec Alpe D’Huez

We arrived in Bourg D’Oisans late Saturday 22 July 2017.  Bourg is situated just past...

Nikki & Grans TdF avec Alpe D’Huez
Cider Frolic

Haven’t had a race report from Lou about this one but there is photographic evidence...

Cider Frolic
Croyde Ocean Triathlon

I have been looking forward to this one for a long time, having never done...

Croyde Ocean Triathlon
Ripon Triathlon – English National Championships

Sam was out at this one, her is her take on the day. This was...

Ripon Triathlon – English National Championships
New Forest 2017
New Forest 2017
New Forest Triathlon

This being a local race, only 10 minutes from our front door, it had to...

New Forest Triathlon
Kitzbuhel European Triathlon Championships

I didn’t know what to expect going into this race, after a bout of nasty...

Kitzbuhel European Triathlon Championships
Leeds Triathlon – National Championships

Having raced at the Blenheim Elite Sprint Champs the weekend before, and having a disturbed...

Leeds Triathlon – National Championships
Blenheim Triathlon

Graham was racing in the Age Group waves: As for the race, it was supposed...

Blenheim Triathlon
MONSTER weekend…

I entered this race back in October 2016 so I have been looking forward to...

MONSTER weekend…
The Immortal Sprint

The reason for entering this race (1) to acclimatise to cold open water swimming (race...

The Immortal Sprint
David Lloyd Triathlon

Gra seemed to have been stitched up on this one but with good results… Two...

David Lloyd Triathlon
Ringwood Triathlon

There is a rumour (based on race results) that Lou won her age group at...

Ringwood Triathlon
Gra’s Days

The Resolution Run, Moors Valley Park (10K) – 19 March 2017 This was the first...

Gra’s Days
2017 National Youth & Junior Duathlon Championships
2017 National Youth & Junior Duathlon Championships
2017 International Coach Development Programme
2017 International Coach Development Programme
It’s not all swim, bike & run…
It’s not all swim, bike & run…
The Huntsman Triathlon

This will be a first in my triathlon history covering 20 years of racing.  I...

The Huntsman Triathlon
Portsmouth Sprint Triathlon

It sounds a bit strange to do a triathlon this way but the reason I...

Portsmouth Sprint Triathlon
Brighton & Hove Triathlon

I decided to do this race as it was the inaugural race.  It was also...

Brighton & Hove Triathlon
New Forest Triathlon

Both Lou & Graham ended out at this one. Lou was so overcome at taking...

New Forest Triathlon
London Triathlon

I have been doing triathlon since 1997 so 19 years on I have finally gotten...

London Triathlon
Thorpe Park Triathlon

Not sure who the main attractions are…but could Graham battle it out with the Thorpe...

Thorpe Park Triathlon
Big Cow Triathlon

The reason for doing this one was because I still had money left over from...

Big Cow Triathlon
2016 Lisbon Elite
2016 Lisbon Elite
2016 Lisbon Juniors
2016 Lisbon Juniors
2016 Para Europeans Lisbon
2016 Para Europeans Lisbon
2016 European Championships Lisbon
2016 European Championships Lisbon
European Triathlon Championships, Lisbon.

Graham was out, once more, representing GBR – this time at the European Championships. Lost...

European Triathlon Championships, Lisbon.
Big Cow Sprint Triathlon Championships

Another weekend, another race.  Following on from last week’s Olympic Distance race, I moved down...

Big Cow Sprint Triathlon Championships
Grafham Water (St Neots) Standard National Championships

We were looking forward to going back to St Neots so that Nikki could remember...

Grafham Water (St Neots) Standard National Championships
Coaches Catch Up

What a great start to the season. In the last few months the coaches have...

Coaches Catch Up
Ringwood Triathlon

This was going to be my first proper test.  It was not quite full Olympic...

Ringwood Triathlon
Radley Good Friday Triathlon

Graham’s first triathlon of the season & first win! Radley Good Friday Tri – 25...

Radley Good Friday Triathlon
February Fings

Di & I were hosting a Super Academies Camp for 27 athletes from four Regional...

February Fings
Llanelli Gateway Event
Llanelli Gateway Event
Windsor Paraduathlon
Windsor Paraduathlon
Windsor Duathlon
Windsor Duathlon
Bustinskin Dirty Duathlon
Bustinskin Dirty Duathlon
January Jaunts
January Jaunts
Synergie Coaching Training Day January 2016
Synergie Coaching Training Day January 2016
January Jaunts

Here is what Graham was up to in January: On 1 January I did the Broadstone Quarter Marathon...

January Jaunts
Gra’s December Days

On 6 December I did the MTB race in Blandford.  It was a dry(ish) day & not...

Gra’s December Days
South Central Academy Bike Skills Session
South Central Academy Bike Skills Session
Gra’s November Newsletter

On 8 November it was another Training Day consisting of a run session & a...

Gra’s November Newsletter
Synergie Coaching training day November 2015
Synergie Coaching training day November 2015
Synergie November 2015
Synergie November 2015
South Central Academy October 2015
South Central Academy October 2015
WPFG 2015
WPFG 2015
Abingdon Triathlon April 2015
Abingdon Triathlon April 2015
Winchester Duathlon March 2015
Winchester Duathlon March 2015
Transition training Feb 2015
Transition training Feb 2015
New Years Day 2015
New Years Day 2015
South Central Academy November 2015
South Central Academy November 2015
Synergie Coaching Training Day October 2015
Synergie Coaching Training Day October 2015
South Central Academy assessment weekend
South Central Academy assessment weekend
Bala Standard Distance Triathlon

Gra wasn’t feeling the love for this race. My race report will be very short...

Bala Standard Distance Triathlon
EDF Alpe D’Huez triathlon

Myself & Coach 2 have been waiting for this 2 week break away to France...

EDF Alpe D’Huez triathlon
Liverpool Triathlon 2015 – Youth & Junior race
Liverpool Triathlon 2015 – Youth & Junior races
Eton Dorney Triathlon

I decided to have a quick blast before heading off to France for a two...

Eton Dorney Triathlon
2015 WPFG Triathlon, Reston, Virginia
2015 WPFG Triathlon, Reston, Virginia
WPFGames 2015

Someone went and put a race in the middle of my holiday… Due to various...

WPFGames 2015
Milton Keynes Triathlon

Usually the Big Cow events are held in Emberton Park but this race was being...

Milton Keynes Triathlon
Windsor Triathlon 25th Anniversary Race

I had been looking forward to this race for a long time.  In fact it...

Windsor Triathlon 25th Anniversary Race
Llanelli Elite Junior Male Gateway Event
Llanelli Elite Junior Male Gateway Event
Llanelli Elite Female Junior Gateway Event.
Llanelli Elite Female Junior Gateway Event.
Paratriathlon Championships, Llanelli 2015
Paratriathlon Championships, Llanelli 2015
St Neots Triathlon

This race was going to be my first A race of the season. It is a...

St Neots Triathlon
Ringwood Triathlon

This was going to be my first proper test at the iconic Ringwood Tri (not...

Ringwood Triathlon
Synergie Coaching Training Day
Synergie Coaching Training Day
South Central Academy #3
South Central Academy #3
Abingdon Triathlon

This was my second race of the season, but the first triathlon of the season. ...

Abingdon Triathlon
Winchester Sprint Duathlon

This was going to be my first race for 2015 & six months after my...

Winchester Sprint Duathlon
South Central Academy Training Day #2
South Central Academy Training Day #2
Project 500 – Sharing the vision

Sharing the Vision – Project 500 Workshop The workshop was to promote the Project 500...

Project 500 – Sharing the vision
Synergie Coaching February training day
Synergie Coaching February training day
South Central Academy – Jan 2015
South Central Academy – Jan 2015
Somerley 10k

This was another race that seemed like a good idea when we entered it, after...

Somerley 10k
New Year’s Day Triathlon

What a way to start 2015 – New Years Day Tri, Edinburgh  This race taught me...

New Year’s Day Triathlon
Christmas Sessions

Sunday 21st December 2014 saw the last training session of the year and it was...

Christmas Sessions
Mountain Bike Mash Ups

Gra has been getting down & dirty – here is a quick round up of...

Mountain Bike Mash Ups
Vachery Xterra 2014
Vachery Xterra 2014
2014 Commonwealth Games Mixed Relay
2014 Commonwealth Games Mixed Relay
Bowood House Triathlon
Bowood House Triathlon
Bournemouth Half Marathlon

The wheelchair race was won by another local boy, Daniel Cook of Poole cruising home...

Bournemouth Half Marathlon
Hever Castle Triathlon

This was going to be my last tri of the season – usually we go...

Hever Castle Triathlon
Bala Triathlon

Graham was after another GBR vest. This would be my second A Race of the...

Bala Triathlon
IM Wales

This was Matt’s “A” race of the season In 2014 the only races I had...

IM Wales
Cotswold Classic Middle Distance Triathlon

Matt was using  this as a build up into his main race of Ironman Wales:...

Cotswold Classic Middle Distance Triathlon
Ice Bucket Challenge
Ice Bucket Challenge
Free coaching – what’s stopping you?

Looking to take it to the next level? Because I am! As part of my...

Free coaching – what’s stopping you?
Vachery Xterra Triathlon

Graham went off road as Nikki looked skywards. I entered this race in February as...

Vachery Xterra Triathlon
Paratriathlon National Championships, Liverpool

Dan went back to Liverpool for the National Championships. A change in course meant a...

Paratriathlon National Championships, Liverpool
Norseman Extreme Triathlon

Dave always wanted to race on each continent, here is his latest challenge. It has...

Norseman Extreme Triathlon
Milton Keynes Triathlon

Whilst the coaches were up at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Graham was still out...

Milton Keynes Triathlon
Challenge Roth

Four years ago prior to Ironman Germany Tim dropped a chest of drawers on his...

Challenge Roth
Lou’s latest

Still waiting for Lou’s race reports…may be some time! However, looks like Lou has had...

Lou’s latest
Bowood House Sprint Triathlon

The coaches got a chance to get put to play; here is Di & my...

Bowood House Sprint Triathlon
European Triathlon Championships, Kitzbuhel, Austria

  I qualified for this race last September so it has been a long wait...

European Triathlon Championships, Kitzbuhel, Austria
Grafman Middle Distance National Championships

  Great to hear about Dave Pratten smashing the field and winning his age group....

Grafman Middle Distance National Championships
Diva Triathlon

Graham became a Diva… My week running up to this race wasn’t the best.  My...

Diva Triathlon
Shropshire Triathlon

You can tell the season is in full flow as everyone is getting busier.  ...

Shropshire Triathlon
The ISSN Diploma in Applied Sports & Exercise Nutrit

Di was checking out what may be the next stage in our continued professional development...

The ISSN Diploma in Applied Sports & Exercise Nutrition
Llanelli Paratriathlon

Dan went one better than his bronze at the National Paraduathlon Championships by taking second...

Llanelli Paratriathlon
Yokohama Paratriathlon Race

Stunning results by the GBR Paratriathlon team in Yokohama. ITU now shows the following results:...

Yokohama Paratriathlon Race
Wareham Forest MTB Enduro Race

  Day two of Graham’s monster weekend:   My plan was to do a two...

Wareham Forest MTB Enduro Race
All Nations Triathlon, Dorney Lake

Day 1 of Graham’s big weekend of racing. This would be my first tri of...

All Nations Triathlon, Dorney Lake
Runners & Triathletes

Some of the athletes have been out taking on single discipline athletes, with both Graham...

Runners & Triathletes
Lots of learning; lots of lightbulb moments

Been a busy few weeks – just as the athletes have been getting on with...

Lots of learning; lots of lightbulb moments
National Paraduathlon Championships

Dan was out at the first major para race of the GBR calendar at the...

National Paraduathlon Championships
Mad March Triathlon

The Mad March Triathlon gave a couple of the Clayesmore Triathlon Squad a chance to...

Mad March Triathlon
Coaching Professional Development

Been a busy start to the year. As well as all the coaching & coach...

Coaching Professional Development
Off Camber MTB race

Graham went out to get down & dirty. After having done one of these races...

Off Camber MTB race
New Year; this season

Happy New Year to all. 2014 is looking like it’s going to be an exciting...

New Year; this season
Wessex Autism 10km

Having not “raced” in any way, shape or form for almost two years I decided...

Wessex Autism 10km
Team Synergie Coaching in training
Team Synergie Coaching in training
#betternever stops #learningneverstops

While the athletes have been getting back into training, the coaching staff have been continuing...

#betternever stops #learningneverstops
2014 European Championships Kitzbuhel
2014 European Championships Kitzbuhel
Kitzbuhel 2014
Kitzbuhel 2014
Synergie Training Days
Synergie Training Days
London Ride 2013
London Ride 2013
Look who we met
Look who we met
2013 European Triathlon Championships
2013 European Triathlon Championships
2012 Gallery
2012 Gallery
Synergie Coaching Days @ Clayesmore School

Sunday 6th October 2013 will see Synergie Coaching starting their regular coaching days at Clayesmore...

Synergie Coaching Days @ Clayesmore School
Dorney Standard Distance Triathlon

After my race at Cambridge the previous week, I believed in my own mind that...

Dorney Standard Distance Triathlon
Anglian Water Standard Distance Triathlon

Graham was out racing this one.   This was my 2nd “A” Race of the...

Anglian Water Standard Distance Triathlon
How to qualify for Kona

Simon Ward hosted this webinar which gave some great advice on how to research and...

How to qualify for Kona
Podium Places Please

  Having spent most of June chasing 2013 World Triathlon Championships qualification, the month of...

Podium Places Please
Wow – another supporter getting on board

The coaches have been getting out & about talking to supporters for the team and...

Wow – another supporter getting on board
Nom, nom, nom…

  Great news for all the Synergie Coaching athletes as we are really “chuffed” to...

Nom, nom, nom…
New venue, evolving ventures, same values & vision.

Synergie Coaching are pleased to announce that from September 2013 they will be establishing two...

New venue, evolving ventures, same values & vision.
London Freecycle

At about 9am I entered the 8 mile circuit at Buckingham Palace and already lots...

London Freecycle
Singletracks in Surrey

  Di’s day out in Surrey Having completed a Fundamentals Mountain bike course a couple...

Singletracks in Surrey
Vachery Triathlon

Graham managed to take time out from his busy schedule to complete his race write...

Vachery Triathlon
Anti Doping Survey

Given the recent revelations about Jamaican & American sprinters returning adverse findings and the doping...

Anti Doping Survey
British Triathlon Middle Distance Championships

Dave used to always use Pete Meteau as a fall guy when anything went awry,...

British Triathlon Middle Distance Championships
British Paratriathlon Championships 2013
British Paratriathlon Championships 2013
Llandudno Sprint Tri

Graham was still on the road… Seven days after the Dambuster Tri we have now...

Llandudno Sprint Tri
Tackling Doping In Sport

This was a webinar facilitated by David Longford from World Sports Law Reports and the...

Tackling Doping In Sport
Dambuster Triathlon

Graham was experiencing the life on an international triathlete.  We arrived back from Turkey in...

Dambuster Triathlon
European Triathlon 2013

 

European Triathlon 2013
ITU Paratriathlon Research, European Triathlon Championsh

Due to the fact that paratriathlon makes it debut at the 2016 Paralympic Games in...

ITU Paratriathlon Research, European Triathlon Championships, Alanya, Turkey
European Triathlon Championships

Graham grabbed another GB vest. I qualified for this event 12 August 2012 & have...

European Triathlon Championships
British Middle Distance Championships

Dave was racing at the National Champs This was my second middle distance race of...

British Middle Distance Championships
Deva Triathlon

This was stage one of my two year plan which started in September 2011 when...

Deva Triathlon
Marshman Middle Distance Triathlon

This was my first triathlon of the year and was originally scheduled at the beginning...

Marshman Middle Distance Triathlon
New Forest Standard Triathlon

As part of his build up to a pretty crazy month’s worth of racing in...

New Forest Standard Triathlon
Sports Nutrition Live

Whilst I was helping out at the Leonard Cheshire Tri Together training day at Crystal...

Sports Nutrition Live
Ringwood Triathlon

Whilst Dave had the sun of Lanzarote – Graham had the weather of Ringwood. Hooray,...

Ringwood Triathlon
Lanzarote Lavatrail Marathon

I signed up for this race because we were on holiday  in Lanzarote when it...

Lanzarote Lavatrail Marathon
Where to watch

Historically Easter Weekend is when some of the Dorset based athletes used to get into...

Where to watch
Bournemouth Arrows 10 mile TT

Graham decided to mix it up a bit and rather than do a 10km run,...

Bournemouth Arrows 10 mile TT
The Rabbit Run

Graham was out at another 10km run. A new one on the race diary as...

The Rabbit Run
Winchester 10km

Looks like “Coach Nikki” is making sure that Graham keeps his focus… It was so...

Winchester 10km
Science and Triathlon Conference, Switzerland

Both coaches attended the 2nd Science & Triathlon Conference held at the Swiss Olympic Centre...

Science and Triathlon Conference, Switzerland
ITU Science and Triathlon Conference 2013
ITU Science and Triathlon Conference 2013
Romsey 5

Graham had a pleasant day with the runners. Woke up this morning pleased to find...

Romsey 5
Broadstone 1/4 Marathon

Graham likes this local race and once again went out for a blast. First of...

Broadstone 1/4 Marathon
Let the season commence…

Whilst Graham was out running around Broadstone, Di and I headed across to Poole to...

Let the season commence…
British Paratriathlon Championships 2012
British Paratriathlon Championships 2012
Hyde Park Paratriathlon 2011
Hyde Park Paratriathlon 2011
Graham’s November Newsletter

On 8 November it was another Training Day consisting of a run session & a...

Graham’s November Newsletter