Category Archives: Sports

On the way to Spartathlon 2013

I received a great news a few weeks ago that my Spartathlon 20013 application was accepted. This has now been confirmed by receiving official registration form. I am very excited to become a participant of this major endurance event.

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Sports Plan for the 2013 Season

After a successful appearance and result at this year’s Norseman Xtreme Triathlon in Norway, and just one day before another event, which is the Bobr Cup (Championship of the Czech Republic in Extreme Relay (Run, bike, kayak)), I am already … Continue reading

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Norseman 2012 Black T-shirt Finisher

I have successfully completed the 2012 Norseman XTreme Triathlon course. I am a black T-shirt finisher with time 15:11:08 on 107th position. Detailed report can be found here.                

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Tentative sport plan for 2012

This is the tentative plan of my participation in sport events in 2012. Moraviaman, ironman triathlon event (3,8 km swim, 180 km bike, 42 km run), June 23rd, 2012, Otrokovice, Czech Republic Salzkammergut Trophy, Mountain bike marathon, 220 km, July … Continue reading

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Norseman 2012 – I have a slot again!

After learning some valuable lessons from this year’s Norseman, I decided to try my luck and applied for a slot in 2012 Norseman XTreme Triathlon. I was delighted to learn that I had a good luck and will have a … Continue reading

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2011 Bobr Cup

On October 1st 2011, I took part in the 2011 Bob Cup in Litovel, Czech Republic, the Open Championship of the Czech Republic in Extreme Team Relay. As a runner, I was supposed to run 15 km and cross the … Continue reading

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June & July Summary

I have been busy in June and July, so this summary comes after the actual race. Running: 36 times, 304 km Swimming: 16 times, 30 km Strength training: 21 times, 25 hours Bike: 30 times, 1,000 km, 43.5 hours Total: … Continue reading

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May 2011 Summary

Despite rather unpredictable weather and being busy with work, the training has been going quite well. It is less than 2 months remaining to the competition and the time has come to start putting the logistics thing together and to … Continue reading

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April 2011 Summary

As always, I have been very busy so this training summary again comes late. Weather has been unstable in recent weeks, which makes training a bit difficult, mainly as fas as bike is concerned. Anyhow, I have started bike training … Continue reading

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Norseman training – 55 km run to Ebino Plateau (Japan)

As a part of my Norseman training, I had a special event on March 2nd, 2011 – while being in Japan, I ran 55 km from Kobayashi to the Ebino Plateau and back to Kobayashi. My original plan included a … Continue reading

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March 2011 Summary

This March summary comes a bit late, since I have been quite busy after getting back to the Czech Republic with my family on April 1. As you certainly noticed, the major event in Japan in March was a disastrous … Continue reading

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Kobayashi – Training Under the Smoking Volcano

I have spent a great time in Japan. Unfortunately, these times were not happy for everyone here. You certainly heard and saw a lot about the awful situation after disastrous earthquake and deadly tsunami. I experienced some extraordinary events that … Continue reading

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February 2011 Summary

There have been many things going on here in Kobayashi in February. The spectacular Mt. Shinmoedake has continued spitting out ash and there have been several minor earthquakes. The locals let the quakes unnoticed, but for a guy from Central … Continue reading

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January 2011 Summary

January was another busy month. I was getting ready to re-unite with my family in Japan, diligently trained, and also did a great deal of work. I set off for Japan on January 21 and reached Kobayashi in Kyushu 2 … Continue reading

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Flash news: Tim DeBoom to take part in Norseman

I just learned today that Tim DeBoom, who has won the most sought endurance event on the planet, the Hawaiian Ironman World Championship twice, will take part in the Norseman 2011 event. What a race it will be. An amateur … Continue reading

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Winter training camp in Kobayashi, Japan

Well, it will not be a classic training camp. I will be reuniting with my family currently staying in Japan and will spend two and a half months in Japan. In addition to work and enjoying time with my family, … Continue reading

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December 2010 Summary

December was a very busy month. My clients kept me extremely busy (translation business has seen some recovery), but I did very well with my training too – I was able to spare enough time to prepare for my Norseman … Continue reading

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October 2010 Summary

I received my Norseman invitation on November 5th. To be completely honest, I did not expect it and had no specific training plan. I put the plan together over some time, so my training efforts are much more “worked out”. … Continue reading

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From 94 kg to Norseman

I was lucky. This is very unusual for me – until now, every lottery brought only disappointment to me. But not this time – I won my Norseman 2011 slot. Three years ago I had 94 kilos, I was busy … Continue reading

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