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Pulling A Double

Jul/06/2010 in General

Saturday - Lifetime Fitness Triathlon (Minneapolis, MN)Sunday - Decatur Triathlon (Decatur, IL)Saturday - 2009 Result was 10th, this year all cards in. This is the single summer race that I want. The field is generally small, but don't let that fool you...

6th – Philly Triathlon

Jun/29/2010 in General

I will keep this short and sweet. This weekend was unfun.1.) I was traveling to the race with my coach and the TNT bikes for the South Ohio region. Then we drop a transmission 1/2 way. Spend all day Friday in a...

Steps Back in Time

Jun/22/2010 in General

It is time to put the spring behind and get the summer going. I am as healed as I can afford from the Knoxville crash, and the highs and lows of the spring are distant memories. A month of cold turkey, no training...

8 Weeks On The Road

Jun/15/2010 in General

To survive this spring race season I rented a car for 8 weeks. It was a lovely Mercury Grand Marquis. Over the course of 8 weeks, I drove 11,331 miles on the road living like a true professional triathlete...

9th – Rev3 Quassy

Jun/08/2010 in General

Quassy (a 1/2 ironman) was 1 month after the season opening Rev3 race in Knoxville. The race in which I had the altercation with a police officer and received a Grade 2 PCL tear. Over the last month I did less than 10...

Heads Back In The GAME

Jun/01/2010 in General

It is funny how little events change the mindset so incredibly much. In this months Chicago Athlete I was recognized with a spectacular 2+ page spread (pg32-34). Then it appears that the following shot is going to be run in the Des Moines...

DNF – Memphis In May

May/25/2010 in General

For the first time in my career, I failed to finish.After 10 days of total rest from injuries sustained in a wreck at Rev3, I got a few really easy swims, bikes and runs in and I felt that my body would be able to...

Nothing to Do

May/18/2010 in General

RICE has been my life.Rest (No workouts since the race)Ice (bought 2 bags of ice because frozen peas, ice packs, and ice maker couldn't keep up)Compression (cut up a sock to make a compression band for the knee)Elevation (Keeping it elevated)Thank goodness for the Giro...

I Finished – Rev3 Knoxville

May/11/2010 in General

Coming off the race in Missouri I was hungry. I spent the week in Normal, IL and Dayton, OH getting the last few tune up workouts in before the "storm." I would arrive into Knoxville on Friday afternoon and ride the bike course...

2+ hour 10K?

May/10/2010 in General

Slowtwitch reported right. I had an altercation with an officer.The race report will come tomorrow. Here is what happened at mile 21.I was in 4th place and was catching back up to Chris Lieto as I rolled through a left hand turn. I was halfway...