Blumenthal is amazing. Kind of defies physics. I worried for the pavement, seeing him run barefoot at Superleague Jersey at the weekend. With that engine and strength, be interesting to see what he can do at ironman.
Gustav Iden’s performance at Nice on a road bike was incredible.
There’s some good stuff going on over there, other countries can’t a-fjord to ignore it.
Oh i wasn’t insinuating that in the slightest. just weird how a reasonably visible group of young lads have suddenly come into the spotlight in the sports i follow. As you say, they’ve been strong in the winter sports arena for as long as they have been around.
I think that is due to the higher amount of muscle recruitment in skiing that necessitates a higher VO2 max, if the same athlete was a cyclist they would have developed a lower VO2 max. That’s the explanation I’ve seen reported anyhow.