Kona - Learning From Mistakes

Updated: Nov 6, 2019


Kona Pier on Race Day

Kona 2019 has come and gone. Did you apply yourself? Did you meet your expectations?What have you learnt? Three questions that can be applied to all your races.


This year was a second crack at the whip for me in Hawaii after a massive learning curve in 2017. In fact, the race scarred me in many ways but there was always that feeling of unfinished business. I left the Big Island in 2017 in pain thinking, what could I have done differently? What would I change in the preparation and race plan if given the opportunity again?


Now that I've had the priviledge to race Kona for a second time and implement some changes I feel it is important to pass this on. Here are my top 3 tips: