Posts tagged "olympics"

Matt Moran

Team GB ready for Sochi

Posted by Matt Moran on Dec 18, 2013

Today we’re really proud to announce that we’ll be supporting Team GB at the XXII Olympic Winter Games. The team will have use of a number of Wattbikes in their Olympic Village bases in Sochi, Russia throughout the Games for both training and recovery. The Wattbike will be a familiar sight to many of the athletes and coaches heading to Sochi… Read full post

Tom Crampton

Announcing Joanna Rowsell as Wattbike Ambassador

Posted by Tom Crampton on Dec 05, 2013

Today we announced Olympic Champion Joanna Rowsell as our latest Wattbike Ambassador. We’re really proud to have Joanna on board here at Wattbike and we look forward to bringing you some of her favourite Wattbike sessions. We first met up with Joanna at the 2012 Cycle Show in Birmingham where we discussed her training and competition schedule.… Read full post

Alex Skelton

Do as the coach says…

Posted by Alex Skelton on Nov 06, 2013

Stepped it up 2day & had an army sergeant for @wattbike training w/ @ValenteJennifer #gains #ouch — Sarah Hammer (@SarahHammer) November 6, 2013 Two-times Olympic Silver Medallist and six-times World Champion Sarah Hammer took instruction from a different kind of coach today. We reckon you'd probably do what… Read full post

Matt Moran

Joanna Rowsell at the Wattbike Sports Science Lab

Posted by Matt Moran on Aug 30, 2013

A couple of weeks ago we had Olympic and World Team Pursuit Champion Joanna Rowsell at the Wattbike Sports Science Lab. As somebody who has been using a Wattbike for some time it was a chance for us to give her a refresh on the latest model and some pointers on how to dig more deeply into the performance data archived in our Expert software. Joanna’s… Read full post

Matt Moran

Carol Cooke: The Wattbike helped me win Gold at London 2012 Paralympic Games

Posted by Matt Moran on Aug 23, 2013

If you've been keeping up with our blogs from Matt Formston out in Canada as he prepares for the Para-cycling World Cup and World Championships then you'll know that many of the Australian team had their road bikes delayed in transit. The result of this meant that the Wattbike we sent out to Montreal to support Matt became much in demand from… Read full post

Matt Moran

One year on…

Posted by Matt Moran on Jul 26, 2013

Given that it's one year on from those fantastic days of London 2012, we wanted to look back and share some of the great stories we posted on the blog. There were so many individuals and teams that had been training on a Wattbike that we couldn't keep up with putting together a medal tally! And since London 2012 we've been asked to work… Read full post

Matt Moran

Spin Cycle Magazine: The Golden Couple

Posted by Matt Moran on Jun 18, 2013

You might remember a couple of months ago we were at the launch of Adidas' new cycling kit where Sir Dave Brailsford, Laura Trott and Jason Kenny were in attendance to discuss their latest apparel and what happens when you win Olympic Gold at your home Olympics. All of this and much more has been captured beautifully by Spin Cycle Magazine in their… Read full post

Matt Moran

Track Cyclist Monique Sullivan on Recovery

Posted by Matt Moran on Feb 05, 2013

When I open up my email and see a message from Canadian Track Cyclist Monique Sullivan in my inbox I know that we’re going to be able to share something that’s really useful for us all, no matter what physical activity we take part in. And today is no different; Monique has been kind enough to share some of her tips and strategies for recovery,… Read full post

Matt Moran

Joanna Rowsell: Having a Wattbike has completely revolutionised my training sessions!

Posted by Matt Moran on Feb 03, 2013

Towards the end of 2012 we were privileged to welcome Joanna Rowsell to the Wattbike stand at the Cycle Show in Birmingham, just a few weeks after her Olympic Gold Medal triumph as part of the all-dominating Great Britain women's team pursuit. We had a great chat with Joanna about her training and what it takes to be Olympic Champion, World Record Holder… Read full post

Matt Moran

ultra-FIT: Train like an Olympian

Posted by Matt Moran on Dec 12, 2012

Check out the November/December issue of ultra-FIT magazine which features an article on how to train like an Olympian. Caroline Sandry visited the Powerade Sports Academy this summer and received advice on training, nutrition and recovery. Caroline also received expert advice on training and pedal technique from pro cyclist and Wattbike Ambassador… Read full post