About

Who is Chaidir Akbar ?

Indonesian born in Bogor, graduate from Institut Teknologi Bandung studying Environmental Engineering. I am currently working full time in Financial Sector specialized in Wholesale Transaction Banking. Im married with two little boys, one of them is a special need child. People in Triathlon Community recognized me as a founder of Triathlon Buddies, Indonesia based Triathlon Community with 3.000 affiliates. In 2016 i received Ironman “All World Athlete” Bronze when i completed my 2015 race season as 10% worlds best in my Age Group. Outside racing, i also do several activity such as Race Director, Race Organizer, Announcer or even Supporter.

When to start Endurance Sports?

My endurance sport life begin way back in campus when i decide riding a bike to Campus instead of angkot for my daily commuting. Getting more serious in cycling when i founded mountain bike community in Pangkalpinang Bangka Island from there my cycling adventure and sports begins. I cycled all over Indonesia also regional and publish couple of my story in magazines, buletin, web. I  Started swimming and running in January 2012 when i met again with my cycling friend Harki who introduce me into Triathlon World.

What is Ironman ?

Ironman is running a Marathon (42.195km) after swimming 3.8 km and bicycle ride 180 km, race it sequencially without a break, perhaps you can break but in order to be an Ironman finisher you should finish your run before cut off time (usually 17hour).

Why Ironman ?

The Idea of ironman as my ultimate Triathlon Goal is rising in my head since I started my triathlon training in January 2012, its not really clear idea at first but with my whole journey of Triathlon Race in last two years the vision becoming more clearer and i can state it as one of my life goals, I want to be an Ironman. I like to go to the point that i thought i couldn’t go, ironman is one of them, hopefully can make it happen in 2014.

Journey before and after (updated) Ironman?

Loosing my Triginity in Bintan Triathlon Mei 2012 by doing Sprint Distance (750m swim-20km bike-5km run) after that i do Olympic Distance (1,5km swim-40km bike-10km run) in Bali Triathlon 2012 and my first long distance 2XU Megatri Singapore January 2013 (3km swim-102km bike-27km run).

Full List of my endurance sport race :
2017 Season :
>Powerman Malaysia, world series
>Sentul Ultra Triathlon (registered)
>Bromo100k (registered)
>Sungailiat Triathlon (registered)
>Belitung Beach Triathlon (waiting for registration)
>Pariaman Triathlon (waiting for registration)
>Ironman 70.3 Bintan (registered)
>Berlin Marathon (registered)
>Bali Triathlon (registered)

2016 Season :
>Sentul Ultra Triathlon
>JIexpo cycling duathlon
>Ironman 70.3 Putrajaya
>Sungailiat Triathlon
>Bali Triathlon
>Ironman 70.3 Bintan
>GFNY Lombok 180km
>Pariaman Triathlon
>Jakarta Marathon
>Nusalaut Triathlon

2015 Season :
>Ironman 70.3 Bintan
>Ironman 70.3 Putrajaya
>Sentul Ultra Triathlon
>Cipali Duo
>Sentul Duathlon
>Cibubur Triathlon
>Sungailiat Triathlon
>Belitung Triathlon
>Bintaro 5150

2014 Season :
>Ironman Malaysia Langkawi
>Ironman 70.3 Putrajaya
>Singapore Triathlon SD
>Singapore Triathlon OD
>Bintan Triathlon SD
>Bintan Triathlon OD
>Tapanuli Tengah Triathlon
>Sungailiat Triathlon
>Sentul 70.3

2013 Season :
>Singapore 2XU Megatriathlon
>Surabaya Navy Triathlon
>Bali Triathlon
>Sungailiat Triathlon
>Jakarta Marathon

2012 Season :
>Bintan Triathlon
>Bali Triathlon
>Seskoal Navy Triathlon
>Sungailiat Duathlon
>Banten Duathlon

 

 

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