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A look back at 2015

I fall jag börjar skriva igen (och håller den här bloggen vid liv), här kommer en liten sammanfattning på alla 2015 tävlingar. Mycket mer löpning än simning i år, herregud, vad har hänt mig?!?   Premiärloppet (Löpning 10 km) – … Continue reading

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Dreams of SWIMRUN

New record for me over 5km, begging the question: am I doing too many record attempts and not enough actual training? Rhetorical question much?! We spent the weekend with Greta’s family down there in Skåne. Greta’s brother, Aron, had offered … Continue reading

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Sylle Runs dot com

Not much swimming happening these days. It’s status quo regarding my elbow. I can warmup and begin a set, but if I try to push a bit towards a 1:20/100m tempo I feel that slight pinch on the outside part … Continue reading

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We swam for 24 hours!

That was a tough one. On the 27-28th of September, 33 of us were on the starting line to swim a bunch of miles on the hour. I have a few friends who have done pretty much the exact same … Continue reading

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One week until “Simma 24″!

So, after being advised by three different swimmers to go and try acupuncture to fix my elbow (still not hugely painful, just a niggle) I went for my first session on Thursday. If anything, my elbow was more sore afterwards … Continue reading

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A bit of a setback

It’s September now, the best time of the year for new resolutions. Mine was to get healthier, fitter and faster (and better-looking and better at banjo and better at baking bread and better at Swedish and better at replying to … Continue reading

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Swimming 24 hours for Doctors Without Borders

What?! Another blog post?! I just as shocked as you are!! I’m not even swimming that much these days, so there shouldn’t be too much to write about … and yet. Let me take a minute of your time to … Continue reading

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First Tempo Trainer session

I’ve had a little bit of elbow pain recently. As a result I haven’t been able to go to the pool and test my newly-arrived Finis Tempo Trainer … until today. I jumped in the pool in the afternoon, did … Continue reading

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Göteborgsimmet – The Butterfly has become Free

We’ve been living close to Göteborg for almost three years now and have had countless encounters with Lake Delsjön since then. My first dip there actually dates from Göteborgsimmet 2012. I had completed the 5000m in just under 1 hour … Continue reading

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Vidösternsimmet 2014 – (Un)finished business

We had left Värnamo defeated two years prior. This had been my longest swim to date in my new stroke, but 6h30 and 13km only took me to Vidösternsimmet’s third checkpoint, 3500m short of the fourth and about 8km away … Continue reading

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