It was noon. I was lying around in my bed, shivering in cold and suffering through a headache. My mind slowed down, replaying all the moments and was thinking about what I could have done differently. Oceanman Thailand turned out to be a disaster and I was struggling to accept that outcome.
There are various challenges in triathlon but the one which haunts most aspiring triathletes is the fear of swimming. It’s natural for those who can’t swim and but even those who can swim, they too get panicked in the water. Fear not, you may be the most novice swimmer yet you can master it very quickly.
When you stand near the shore of the Naf river, it’s always nerve wrecking. There’s a fear in your eyes, the fear of the unknown. The Bangla Channel awaits and you can never have any bigger challenge than this in our country right now.
My dream to be an Ironman started back in 2014. That time, I was still overweight and I was new to running. Deep down I knew I can do triathlons. What did I do to learn swimming? Click to find out.