A Weekend in Catalunya

The last 10 days have been great in terms of training, racing, exploring new places and re-visiting old favourites & friends. I've gone from Barcelona to Seattle to Reno, with a bit of work squeezed in between. I'm lucky to work for a company that gives me the chance to work in a global environment … Continue reading A Weekend in Catalunya


Books Worth Reading

Here’s a selection of books I’ve read over the past year that I think you might like – a mix of sports books, crime fiction, adventurers biographies and more. Healthy Intelligent Training: The Proven Principles of Arthur Lydiard by Keith Livingstone I’ve written before about my shift to understanding movement and the application of barefoot … Continue reading Books Worth Reading

A busy few months

The last few months have been busy, even if I’ve squeezed in 3 holidays in that time. I’m getting abuse at work as all my holidays have involved some sort of race or sport. What’s wrong with sitting on the beach drinking mojitos all day they say? My focus has been on training for both … Continue reading A busy few months


 16 October 2010 - Catalunya Today was about fixing my puncture before heading to the Camp Nou at 8pm. Finding a bike shop which sold tubes was harder than it first appeared – and that’s with the help of the internet and las paginas amarillas (yellow pages) and Google. Most bike stores were closed or not answering … Continue reading Day 3: FC BARCELONA vs VALENCIA CF

El dia clave llega para el Barca

Subscribe to my blog at http://www.davidpower.ie Este miercoles, en Camp Nou, el Barca remontara al campo para enfrentar el desafio principal del ano. Debe marcar dos goles para superar el deficit 1-3 del Inter. Tengo tantas ganas de ver el partido y estoy seguro de que el ambiente sea electrico. Ya el Barca ha pedido a los cules blaugranas que lleguen al campo una hora antes del partido para calentar el ambiente. Hay quatro palabras que resumen el partido: "Escencia" … Continue reading El dia clave llega para el Barca

Barca: another class

I'm just after watching Barca destroy Arsenal 4-1 (6-3 on aggregate) in the 2nd leg of the Champions League quarter final. What a performance. The Catalan press are describing Messi as a player "de otra galaxia" and the game as "una exhibicion de Messi" and certainly it was an incredible performance. This guy is only 22 years … Continue reading Barca: another class