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4’s a Charm?

May/15/2014 in General, Race Reviews

My 4th race in 7 weeks will be fun but unfortunately it is the end of an era. I am still looking for the words to describe the announcement that Rev3 has cancelled the 2014 pro series. There are a lot of things that just...

Wildflower Triathlon – 4th

May/06/2014 in General, Race Reviews

It had been 9 years but just driving into the park it felt like yesterday. A decade later the place had not changed, tents and campers surrounding pop up tents for triclubs of the region ages ranging from the collegiate athletes and partying supporters to...

Picking Wildflower

Apr/29/2014 in General, Race Reviews

In 2005 I went to Wildflower to race the Olympic distance race since at that time many still regarded the race to be the collegiate national championship.  One year removed from college and no longer eligible to race at "USAT" Collegiate Nationals led me to...

70.3 San Juan Champion – AGAIN!

Apr/15/2014 in General, Race Reviews

Yes, we all have highs and lows, what goes up must go down. So when I returned to San Juan, Puerto Rico last week I knew there was only one place to go after winning last year, defend my title and be complacent or lose...

70.3 California – I finished

Apr/01/2014 in General, Race Reviews

I spent last Sunday night worshiping the porcelain Gods.  I took Monday off and by the time Tuesday rolled around I felt somewhat back to my normal self.  I got in a few good workouts in on Tuesday and Wednesday which renewed my excitement for...

Wifes Corner Part 1

Mar/20/2014 in Focus Aid, General

I have been thinking about what to write for quite a while. I think the most significant thing that I have learned was the reality of being a professional triathlete and what it means to eat, sleep and fit in 3-4 workouts each day over...

Advice

Mar/13/2014 in General

Is it worth risking the rest of your life? The events from 2 years ago gave me a very different outlook on decisions I make. Slowtwitch                    AndrewStarykowicz.com                   Triathlete Europe This weekend there is a race that many athletes will be risking their future...

Overlooked

Mar/06/2014 in Focus Aid, General

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7T8sTamN7f0[/youtube] Sometimes there are well done videos that get overlooked because of the rush of content that comes out around Kona....

Mix & Match

Feb/27/2014 in Focus Aid, General

How did I do that? I really had to ask myself that about last 70.3 Panama's result. Coming straight out of the dead of winter without any structured speed or tempo work and close out a top 5...