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ONE PACKED YEAR

Feb/27/2013 in General

One year ago I had arrived in Abu Dhabi fit as I have ever been and was playing the part of a caged animal.  I was more than ready and it was just about waiting for race day.  It is hard to believe that in the last...

Christie Sym

Feb/21/2013 in General

I have gotten to know this young Aussie as she kept showing up to races around the Midwest.  She has a vibrant personality and is passionate about active lifestyles.  If she ever shows up to a race that you are at, I would recommend having a chat with...

TriGeeks (trademarked)

Feb/20/2013 in General

Triathlete's are weird.  They describe and site everything by the micro or meso cycle that they are in.  They are never "training" they are in base, base1, base#, taper, build, recovery, speed, and many more which I guess is a great thing.  It shows that...

The Old Stuff

Feb/12/2013 in General

Garth Brooks wrote a song when he came back from retirement about the feeling of getting back up on stage.  I had a little bit of that feeling last fall when I got back into racing.  The training that I had done in order to...

Matt Chrabot

Feb/07/2013 in General

It is always fun when you have a pot meet kettle interview.  I have grown into the sport racing with this man.  He started as swim runner and has become phenomenal on the bike.  He loves bad weather and the tougher the race is the better...

Concussions

Feb/05/2013 in Focus Aid, General

Athlete safety is always the number one worry of race directors and governing bodies.  Don't believe me, why would a race director higher police at an intersection?  Many athletes over the years have bent the rules of safety to gain a competitive advantage.In triathlon in...

Tim Reed

Jan/31/2013 in General

Every once in a while I do a Q&A and get more that I bargained for.  Tim Reed's humor is awesome.  He started off by asking me: Let's say you were gay and not married.  Who are you most attracted to out of Crowie, Greg...

Weather Rollercoaster

Jan/29/2013 in General

So last week I was posting about getting into shape and how it is difficult to get a good gauge in fitness during the frigid winter months.  Two weeks ago I was talking about how to pack the winter saddlebag because you do not want...

Joe Umphenour

Jan/24/2013 in General

This man has stood the test of time.  He has embraced and represented the USA very well internationally through the expansion in the 1990's and 2000's.  He's raced all of the greats from Dave Scott to Tim Deboom, Gomez to Stoltz.  The long course, ITU,...

Throw Out Technology

Jan/23/2013 in General

Do you want me to tell you a secret about the best way to get in the best shape of your life?  If you do keep reading this blog entry, if you do not and you like the shape you are in click on the...