Deca Ironman France 2006

Starts 11th June 2006

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Bouncing Barlist    pirate
15/06/2006 at 13:45
If the RW 24 hour race is a success why dont we do a decca in 2008?

Id be up for having a bash, maybe take me 10-12 days perhaps?

Seriously!
Bouncing Barlist    pirate
15/06/2006 at 13:46
By do a decca I mean organise our own.
oxymoron    pirate
15/06/2006 at 13:49
is this before or after your solo unsupported trek to the south pole?
15/06/2006 at 13:50
i can't believe he's seriously planning to stick the feathers to his arms with ear wax
15/06/2006 at 13:56
So, one person slept for an hour at a time, is that normal. What do others do?
Bouncing Barlist    pirate
15/06/2006 at 15:00
Talking of flying to the sun!

We should get a pirate team together and enter the redbull whacky flying challenge.

Being trying to find a link but cant.
15/06/2006 at 15:04
Bouncing Barlist    pirate
15/06/2006 at 15:06
Ah thats the baby :o) its postponed! good job as was on same day as IMDE..

Right you build me a flying machine and im happy to leap off in it :o)

Should prove im no pansy to.
Bouncing Barlist    pirate
15/06/2006 at 15:08
"launching their home-made and manpowered flying machines off a 6m high ramp into the water below!"

eek hang on I didnt know it was from so high up!
15/06/2006 at 15:09
build your own bloody aeroplane. sheesh.
15/06/2006 at 23:15
Short power naps work just as well as longer periods of sleep. Its surprising how long you can keep going on 15-20 min naps every so often.
16/06/2006 at 00:24
yeah dave good point. i've done that when working solidly for 2 or 3 nights... but i was thinking that it might be different if you're doing ironmans in between!

interesting.

i wonder if the 'slow' people (the ones making use of the full 14 days) ever follow the collier plan and sleep every night? maybe rosey can find out when tony gets back.
oxymoron    pirate
16/06/2006 at 07:17
I guess you go into a deeper sleep after an hour, so it makes sense to keep it either under an hour or have at least four hours, to stop you feeling so terrible when you wake up.

It would be amusing to settle down every night for a cup of cocoa and 8 hours sleep.
16/06/2006 at 07:26
Polyphasic Sleep? 20-30 mins a time, 6 times a day.

I'm not sure what happend to pants mate who tried this?
M.
16/06/2006 at 08:47
i think he tried for about 6 weeks then gave up?
M.
16/06/2006 at 09:29
i think the collier plan is the way to go. obviously you need a year of sprint and a year of olympic before you do a deca though, and you should NEVER try something new on race day
16/06/2006 at 09:31
it would be funny coming down in a smoking jacket and a fez with a plate of toast every morning, and waving to the athletes cycling with their eyes closed. and then still beating cut off by a day!
oxymoron    pirate
16/06/2006 at 09:40
a smoking jacket for the evening, a silk padded dressing gown and slippers for the mornings. I think its definitely the way to go....
16/06/2006 at 10:08
no qualifications but plenty of medical approval I think.

And Barley, 10-12 days ?? I think you overestimate your ability dude.

Seriously !
16/06/2006 at 10:21
my point about a good night sleep was what is the point of entering a deca ironman but planning to do it with good nights sleep.

its like the FLM but planning on stopping half way round for a massage and lunch.
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