Category: Swimming

2013 Ironman Arizona – Swim

2013 Ironman Arizona – Swim

This was the first Ironman I’ve done without Troy being there. Michelle and I traveled together to race and we were in charge of taking care of each other. With Ironman Brazil and Kona...

Kona 2013 Swim

Kona 2013 Swim

OMG I’m such a tease! I had to interrupt race report mayhem to take a quick trip out to Chicago to give a talk at the awards banquet for the Multisport Madness Youth Triathlon...

Irongirl 2013

Irongirl 2013

Every year PIC (that’s what I call Michelle…Partner in Crime) and I try to do a race during the season that is just for pure fun. Like don’t take it serious, just show up...

Blowfish

Blowfish

I’ve been going to bed before 9:30 PM most nights this week. What a gift to give myself. It’s hard. Last night I could feel myself getting a second wind, and I wanted to...

2013 Ironman Brasil – The Swim

2013 Ironman Brasil – The Swim

I don’t even remember if it was a cannon, or a horn, or just someone yelling to GO in Portugese, but all of a sudden the race was on. I took off wading right...

2013 Saint George 70.3

2013 Saint George 70.3

If you watched the triathlon racing last weekend via the blogs, FB or Twitter there were a lot of people talking about this fantastically gorgeous race in Saint George, Utah. I was lucky enough...

2012 Kona Ironman Swim Bike

2012 Kona Ironman Swim Bike

Race night I slept like the dead. I was tired. Our room didn’t have AC and was rather hot and we were right on the ocean with the waves crashing all night in the...

You’re Good

You’re Good

Ahhhh!! We are 9 days out now! Not nervous, nope, really, not nervous (total lie). I guess it’s more excitement and nervous energy. Every session I have on the training schedule seems to be...

Ironman CDA 2012 – The Swim

Ironman CDA 2012 – The Swim

This was a tough Ironman for me to prepare for. I have my Kona slot. Why exactly am I racing? Oh yea, to see how Dirks training shows up in my body. I’ve had...

2012 Galveston 70.3

2012 Galveston 70.3

I can officially say that the cobwebs have been cleared from the system. Galveston 70.3 was epic indeed. I traveled to this race with my athlete Audra, who is a complete hoot. I got...

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