IronMan South Africa 2012

Mentally, however, I found myself in an incredibly difficult head-space after some personal disappointments this year that I have been battling to deal with. I was expecting a long conversation with myself on race day, or rather the continuation of a conversation that had started some time ago. But I also expected to be leaving a lot of stuff out there on the course; something had me convinced that this was the event that would see me leaving some demons strewn along the course, with me emerging less encumbered, stronger for the experience. Thiswas the ritual I have been searching for. I knew that this IronMan, for me, would be raced entirely in my head.

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