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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...

Cameron Dye

Nov/03/2011 in General

Staying at the University of Iowa this week, this professional triathlete may be the only triathlete that didn't move to Boulder. He was born and raised there and is quickly becoming one of the most recognized triathletes. He is impossible to miss, his...

Planning 2012?

Nov/01/2011 in General

As the off season continues to fly by, I am continually reliving the emotions of last season as I try to plan next season with the limited details that have been posted. Since the details are so limited at this time, I am simply...

TJ Tollakson

Oct/27/2011 in General

In 2004 Trenton Tollakson, now known as TJ, caught me midway through the bike at Age Group National Champs, I was riding a tick over 26 mph when TJ rolled by me and said, "Let's go." It was at that point I knew I...

What goes on at a pro meeting?

Oct/25/2011 in General

At every race the pro's have a mandatory "pro" meeting, it is nearly the exact same the age group meeting. Yet, what makes it unique, is there is only 1 meeting and it is mandatory to race. So this is your opportunity to...

Matt Mangen

Oct/20/2011 in General

Okay, okay, okay, yes, he's an engineer, but this one still works 9-5. Yes, he is a midwesterner. I don't mean for this to sound the same over and over, but heck, if college teaches you how to think...