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Playing in the Mud

Dec/13/2011 in General

Normally in mid December I am well into winter training mode. The ground is normally frozen and so are my feet and face after most bike rides. I usually have been on the trainer a few times and have the cross bike hung...

Sara McLarty

Dec/08/2011 in General

Last year she shocked the Olympic distance world by winning the Lifetime Series. This year, she passed me in the final 200m of the swim at Capital Texas Triathlon when the men all got directed off course. Not only did she pass me,...

Time to Change

Dec/06/2011 in General

If you believe that the triathlon world is all beautiful, fair, crisp, and clean, do not read this post.As Weiss adds his name to Kraft, Beke, and a lot more for illegal supplements, the whole sport slips under a microscope looking for illegalities. Earlier...

Magali Tisseyre

Dec/01/2011 in General

This mighty petite young lady will fool you, she is wicked fast on the bike and run. In her pro career she has won nearly 1/2 of the races she has done, and nearly every race she has ever done is the 1/2 distance....

Electic Car Phenomenon

Nov/29/2011 in General

The Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt have gone to electric war during Universal Sports and Versus triathlon, run, and cycling programs. This on the heels of hybrid technology, which is now being used not only in cars, but large construction equipment.I understand the use...

Stagger Rule versus 10m Rule

Nov/22/2011 in General

Here's a quick story. In 2006 I passed an ITU athlete that was over racing Chicago. The rules here are the stagger rules. The pass occurred 15k into the 41k bike. A few minutes later I notice that there is a shadow right with mine...

Eric Limkemann

Nov/17/2011 in General

He graduated from an NCAA swimmer at Pitt to the podium at Triathlon Age Group Worlds in 2005. His swim has been his strong point, and his bike and run have been developing. After a few years of inconsistent training he is looking...

Coming Up With a Plan

Nov/15/2011 in General

As I previously mentioned there are a lot of races in a lot of series out there. After a lot of thought, I have decided that I am going to go back to Abu Dhabi. Yes I am going back to the place...

Dr Rick Kattouf

Nov/10/2011 in General

I met this man and his wife at Lake Logan Triathlon. His wife, Gail Kattouf, is one of the most dominant duathletes in the sport. Her coach on the other hand is a master mind of not only sport, but nutrition and recovery....

Drug Testing Routine

Nov/08/2011 in General

There are some of my blog entries that just pour out into words, but I have written this blog 10 times and I do not like how it reads, so I will save the issue for next weekend. So this week I will cover drug...