Final day check list:

Bags for hotel, kayak, transition area, support van, start/warm up – CHECK.

Washing up done from the last 3 months – CHECK.

Final light jog to make sure body still works – CHECK.

Hampshire Ambulance booked for our return – CHECK.

Run shorts with the hole in thrown away – CHECK.

Goggles given the once over to make sure the lads haven’t tipexed over the lenses again – CHECK.

DJ playlist scrutinised for any naughty words. ie no Eminem – CHECK.

Sanity checked, packed and ready to go? – BUGGER.



About Dave Savage

Dave Savage is a former professional triathlete who in 2002 competed at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester.


  1. Sue Baker says:

    Dave, we will be thinking of you lots of love and lots of good luck.

    Sue & Richard

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