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Category Archives: Summer 2012

RACE REPORT:  Ironman World Championship 70.3 7 Comments Read more »

RACE REPORT: Ironman World Championship 70.3

en·dure [en-door, -dyoor] Show IPA verb, en·dured,en·dur·ing. verb (used with object) 1. to hold out against; sustain without impairment or yielding; undergo 2. to bear without resistance or with patience; tolerate 3. to admit of; allow; bear verb (used without object) 4. to continue to…


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What Fills My Belly

I’m totally going to steal an idea from my friend Sarah Jarvis!  She wrote a blog post regarding what she eats during a race……..Eureka!  Publish it and never ask yourself again, “Exactly what was it that I ate during that AMAZING race?”  I just have…


RACE REPORT:  Utah Half 2012 Leave a comment Read more »

RACE REPORT: Utah Half 2012

For the third year in a row, I toed the line for the Utah Half Ironman in Provo.  I kind of jumped in this year at the last minute.  Being in the middle of a build for my final race of the season at the…


"What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger" - Summer 2012 Leave a comment Read more »

“What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger” – Summer 2012

“What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger!”…….or so says Kelly Clarkson….. I have to admit, the Summer of 2012 has been rough.  Probably one of the roughest I’ve had in my “career” of training and racing.  I can’t really tell you why……well maybe I can…


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Gluten Free

Back in May the week after Ironman St. George, I jumped on the “Gluten Free” (GF) bandwagon.  Why?  A couple of reasons: 1.  Even though there is no science to show that an otherwise healthy athlete benefits from a GF diet, there are plenty of…


RACE REPORT:  Ironman Lake Stevens 70.3 - Worst-Case Scenarios 1 Comment Read more »

RACE REPORT: Ironman Lake Stevens 70.3 – Worst-Case Scenarios

  I woke up on Saturday morning, July 14th, in our hotel room in Everett, Washington to the weather report I had been dreading my entire triathlon racing career.  I called Coach M in a panic.  My voice cracked……”What am I going to do?” ***********…


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