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Was 2012 to remember or forget

Jan/02/2013 in General

Every body check out your Triathlon magazine for the New Year.  I am getting love IN GERMANY.  In the last month I have been on the homepage of multiple European (polish, german, spanish) websites with features for the monster rides in Florida and Arizona along...

Stress

Dec/18/2012 in General

Stress is all around us, in socializing, at work or school, dealing with family, watching your favorite team, or my favorite...

Grandpa Rudy

Dec/11/2012 in General

I believe in God, I believe that everything happens for a reason, I believe in higher powers.  I know that many prayers go unanswered and those that do are the moments we live for.Many of you all know very limited details of my Abu Dhabi...

7th Ironman Arizona

Nov/20/2012 in General

Let's see what excuse should I use coming into Ironman AZ for anything less than the best.  Setting at an all time Iron distance bike course record of 4:04, top American Ironman finishing time in over a decade? How about having raced 3 times in...

Post Peak Trends

Nov/13/2012 in General

As I continue to fight this wonderful head cold that I came down with in the days after Florida, I realize that I should not be surprised.  Every great peak results in 1, 2, or 3 of the following.1.) Illness - After every great peak,...

1st Ironman Florida

Nov/06/2012 in General

As I departed my awesome homestay in Sarasota and ventured up to the pan handle my legs were flooded with muscle damage from a near win at Rev3 Florida.  The week was spent recovering, 5 days 20 hours to get a sub 2 hour bike...

2nd – Rev3 Florida

Oct/30/2012 in General

Since Anderson my training volumes have scaled way back and I have found speed.  That was a very good thing because in order to have success at Rev3 Florida...

Don’t Touch My Crank

Oct/23/2012 in General

As I reunite with the sport of triathlon, I have quickly learned that there is this new phenomenon of shorter cranks.  I have thought about this, but everything I have heard and read does not add up.  This seems like hearing the "it's not the...

1st Rev3 South Carolina

Oct/16/2012 in General

The first week of October I got the best news possible, I could go out and compete.  I looked at the calendar and headed to the hills of South Carolina where I finished last season with a monster win at Rev3 South Carolina.  I headed...