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Tri to Travel

Jan/27/2015 in Focus Aid, General

Are you bored with triathlon?  Do you know every course in your area like the seams in your bar tape?  Are you trying other endurance sports to satisfy your thirst for competition?  Maybe it is time for change, maybe it is time to travel. Triathlon has...

Brand Loyalty

Jan/20/2015 in Focus Aid, General

"Become more valuable to them then they are to you." ~Tom Schuler I have always had a deep appreciation for sponsorships because these companies are taking money out of their bottom line to support you. When you enter into a sponsorship, you are more than just...

Changing it up

Jan/13/2015 in Focus Aid, General

I frequently get asked about bicycle and human geometry on the bike.  So many people feel that they can make large gains with respect to positioning and want to try something new but they just do not know what to change.  The age old mindset...

Kona Race Review

Jan/06/2015 in General, Race Reviews

On August 16 I learned that I had a stress fracture in my sacrum and stress reaction in my femur so I took 4 weeks completely off, which meant skipping 70.3 World Championships so I could be healthy for Ironman World Championships.  When I say...

State of Long Distance Tri, Part III

Sep/23/2014 in Focus Aid, General

This will be a 3 Part blog: Part 1 will consist of Up to speed, Challenge is coming, Prize Purses, Battle of the Sexes Part 2 will consist of Where & When, Sponsors, Race Coverage, World Champs Part 3 will consist of Starky Says STARKY SAY'S Let’s be real, the...

You Got the Power

Sep/18/2014 in General

There are 86400 seconds in a day, just over 31.42 million seconds since I finished Kona last year.  I have spent them focused on 1 goal: TURNING UP THE POWER [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEoNq4vLxBk[/youtube] Let's face it, power does not corrupt. Fighting to WIN & Punish, Andrew...

State of Long Distance Tri, PART II

Sep/16/2014 in General

This will be a 3 Part blog: Part 1 will consist of Up to speed, Challenge is coming, Prize Purses, Battle of the Sexes Part 2 will consist of Where & When, Sponsors, Race Coverage, World Champs Part 3 will consist of Starky Says Where & When? Let's pick apart...

State of Long Distance Tri, PART I

Sep/09/2014 in General

This will be a 3 Part blog: Part 1 will consist of Up to speed, Challenge is coming, Prize Purses, Battle of the Sexes Part 2 will consist of Where & When, Sponsors, Race Coverage, World Champs Part 3 will Starky Says I have done my best to leave...

Kona Bike Preview

Sep/04/2014 in General, Race Reviews

Kona is definitely coming and over the next two weeks I will post my assessment of the current status of long distance triathlon...

Core Strengthening with ORCA

Aug/19/2014 in Focus Aid, General

In triathlon the most important part of your core is your back and here is where I will show you a few common well practiced exercises and take them to the next level. Here or are 3 excellent exercises to engage your back and...