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1st – Rev3 Cedar Point

Sep/13/2011 in General

Where do I even start. The week after Chicago I had been rolling in a funk. I had a phenomenal performance at Chicago, but 5th place just doesn't cut it on a resume. I was not doing well in the Lifetime series, but wait a...

Wassner Twins – Part 1

Sep/08/2011 in General

They may be petite, they may be quiet, but their results speak volumes. These twins went their separate ways after high school but the events of life (cancer) caused gravitational pull between them and they have since pushed each other up the professional ranks of...

1st Great Illini

Sep/06/2011 in General

It took me 4 days to physically recover from Chicago. I mean I was a wreck last week, but finally on Thursday I felt good enough to throttle the body a bit. The workout plan for the weekend included the traditional long brick. 2.5 hours...

Ben Collins

Sep/01/2011 in General

This man is a Lion, a Columbia Lion. Another Pro Triathlete that was a swimmer in college and an Engineer, this one Ivy League. Ben Collins grew up a swimmer, but through his pink sunglasses wins races using his lethal swim, bike, and run. As...

5th – Chicago Triathlon

Aug/30/2011 in General

It had been 2 months since I had raced and the body felt more ready than ever. There is always that uneasy feeling in your stomach of...

Paul Alexander

Aug/25/2011 in General

Meet a rodeo cowboy turned triathlon rep. He grew up in Texas where riding is a way of life, he chased his girlfriend and changed from riding bulls to bicycles. Meet Orbea's Paul Alexander Andrew - Paul, going around the ranks of triathlon there...

Sweet Home Chicago

Aug/23/2011 in General

The best part about racing at home is getting to sleep in your own bed the night before the race. Then at the race...

Craig Alexander

Aug/18/2011 in General

Craig Alexander, aka. Crowie, Alexander the Great, and quite a few more is the most versitile athlete in the sport today. He is competitive at every distance. From 31 minute 10K's to 2:40 marathons this man knows how to close out big races. He was...

Shorter Days

Aug/16/2011 in General

The sun is rising later and setting sooner. The mornings are cool and crisp. Workouts have become very specific. Less volume, less intensity. The long hard miles, the mind and body breaking intervals, it is all in. Now it is...

NC Training Trip Uncut

Aug/11/2011 in General

The Start - Shell Shock After 9 months of season of riding flat to rolling roads, it was time to hit the mountains. Why not throw one of the hardest days possible at yourself. 2 climbs of 3800+' with a 1000' climb between. So I took...