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"Don't think and move forward"... When a journalist challenges the crazy adventure of the Ironman of Nice

2022-07-01T21:27:31.692Z

Last Sunday, Mattéo Rolet, journalist intern at Le Figaro, completed his second Ironman 70.3, that of Nice, one of the most famous in the world. Story of a crazy day.



“Follies are the only things you never regret”

, assured the writer Oscar Wilde.

It has been a year and a half since I was stung by this soft drug that is high level sport.

After fifteen years of caressing football, I decided to stop everything on a whim to venture into the triple effort.

Triathlon requires knowing how to swim, ride and run, one after the other.

Attracted by what was unthinkable for me to succeed, I turned to "long distances" and this very particular race format: the Ironman 70.3 (1.9 km of swimming, 90 km of cycling and 21 km of running walk).

After my adventure in Maastricht (Netherlands) last year, I decided to do it again this year to tackle the Ironman 70.3 in Nice, one of the most famous in the world for its beauty and its difficulty.

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Source: lefigaro

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