Edward Maalouf


The world cup race in Segovia, Spain

Posted on: June 10, 2010

On the 11th and 13th of June, I had the world cup race in Segovia-Spain. This is the first time that the UCI organizes a worldcup race for handcycle. I landed Wednesday the 9th in Madrid and waited almost 2 hours but unfortunately, my bike was no where to be seen. I left Madrid on a 100km journey to Segovia […]

Schenkon race in Switzerland

Posted on: May 15, 2010

Saturday the 15th of May I had a time trial race in Schenkon, Switzerland. After arriving on Friday, the weather wasn’t looking good at all so I knew that Saturday would be rainy day. Our race started at 16:30. For the time trial, each person starts alone with a 30 second gap in between so I […]

Gutenberg Mainz half marathon 2010 – Germany

Posted on: May 9, 2010

Last Sunday i was in Mainz for the half marathon. When I arrived on Saturday afternoon the weather was still looking good. But on Sunday morning it was pouring down and very cold. After warming up in the parking area, I took my position at the start. The race started and I joined a small […]

Czech Republic – Louny & Dusseldorf Marathon – Germany

Posted on: May 2, 2010

Following the last Hamburg marathon, I stayed a couple of days in Hamburg to train with my teammates. On Thursday the 29th of April, we set off to the Czech Republic and got stuck in traffic till we arrived at 10:30 pm. The trip made me feel very uncomfortable and my body was aching throughout the […]

Hamburg Marathon 2010

Posted on: April 25, 2010

Last Sunday I participated at the Hamburg Marathon. The marathon was interesting as too many good athletes were present. At the start, the group cycled at very high speed in order to bypass as many athletes as possible. Three km through the race, Vico Merklein and Arkadiusz Skrzypiski, who are from another division, made their […]

Rosenau – France

Posted on: April 3, 2010

After coming back from Al Ain in UAE, I started preparing for my next race in Rosenau – France. This race is the toughest race in Europe as it has more than 200 participants of whom over 77 are in my division. The good thing, though, is that all the best hand-cyclists of the world […]

Al Ain race in UAE

Posted on: March 30, 2010

I’m back from the United Arab Emirates after participating in 2 races: 15 km time trial and 50 km road race. After warming up on the morning of March 13th I was escorted with my fellow athletes by the local police to the race area. At the time trial, I took off a minute ahead of […]

A busy 2010 ahead!

Posted on: February 23, 2010

Here I am again exercising hard of the busy 2010 schedule! My preparation started back in 2009 as I spent Christmas and the New Year at my first training camp in the Canary Islands. I have just arrived from my second training camp in the Canary Islands as well where I participated in a smaller […]

Berlin marathon

Posted on: October 9, 2009

I have finally recovered from my operation and participated in my first race in Rotterdam on the 13th of September 2009 where I finished 2nd. Being proud of my achievement in Rotterdam, particularly after my long inactive period of sickness, I decided to go for Berlin Marathon on the 20th of September. I have set […]