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Year End Wrap Up 

I thought I’d put down some quick thoughts on this year since I’m basically done racing for 2016. Looking back, it was a very solid year from a couple different perspectives. Number one, I learned a lot. That’s always a … Continue reading

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Practical Guide to Strength Training for Triathlon 

I spend a lot of time railing against what seems to be the new fad in endurance sport training. The new fad of “strength training.” Because strength training has been around since basically forever, it’s really tough to call it … Continue reading

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New year, new ride, new goals 

2016….it’s gonna be fun, by design.  First, let’s look at the new ride. Lots of “new” going on here. New sponsors and systems make this a real departure from what I’ve become accustomed to. Let’s look at the specs.  Cannondale … Continue reading

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Ironman Lake Placid 2015

Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know what a lot of you are saying. “I thought you said you would never do an Ironman?” I did say that….a lot. Ironman’s are “stupid” and “dumb” and I’ll never do one. Well, what do … Continue reading

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2015 Oceanside 70.3 Re-cap

Been a while since I’ve done a race report. Mostly because I think I feel they’ve gotten somewhat repetitive. I used to use them as a way to reflect on the race for myself. It really forces you to rethink … Continue reading

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Vineman Race Report 2014

Windsor, California United States Vineman, Inc. 70F / 21C Sunny Total Time = 4h 33m 20s Overall Rank = 61/2170 Age Group = 35-39 Age Group Rank = 4/256 Pre-race routine: Coming off a horrible run at Chicago ITU just … Continue reading

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It’s NOT about being “Well Rounded”

It’s no secret that I love to call people out on their BS. Especially on social media and forum boards although I will admit that I have given up on forum boards almost completely. They just seem to go in … Continue reading

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Desert Triathlon Race Report 2014

La Quinta, California US 70F / 21C Sunny Total Time = 1h 56m 50s Overall Rank = 11/590 Age Group = 35-39 Age Group Rank = 2/57 Pre-race routine: Ahhh…Desert Tri SoCal National World Championship Olympic Qualifier for Control of … Continue reading

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2014….New year and some new goals.

I’ve purposefully laid off the blog posts. I definitely needed some down time away from the “sport”. My last post was right after 70.3 WC’s and I was BURNT.  It literally took 3-4 weeks before I began to feel remotely … Continue reading

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Ironman 70.3 World Championship 2013 Las Vegas

Henderson, Nevada United States World Triathlon Corporation 85F / 29C Precipitation Total Time = 5h 16m 53s Overall Rank = 879/2500 Age Group = 35-39 Age Group Rank = 164/232 Pre-race routine: So, the goal for this year was to … Continue reading

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