Monthly Archive: June 2009

17 hours of swimbikerun

17 hours of swimbikerun

Ever since I have told my loyal blog readers about the 17 hour training day group, all people can ask me is “When is the 17 hour training day?” It’s a totally valid question....

Where to put your head?

Where to put your head?

Last weekend at Loveland Lake to Lake my mother in law Marla watched me swim. She is a great swimmer, as is Troy (taught by her) and I’m always curious how good swimmers think...

To Wiggins and Back

To Wiggins and Back

Being a part of the 17hourtrainingday.com team this year has been the best stroke of luck I have ever encountered. When Steve asked “Do you want to do an Ironman” and I said “Definitely”...

A Little Then And Now

A Little Then And Now

I am in the middle of my third triathlon season and I’ve loved most every minute of it. It’s pretty cool how much this sport can change your life. I feel like I have...

Loveland Lake to Lake Triathlon

Loveland Lake to Lake Triathlon

Oooh goodie goodie, my first Olympic distance triathlon of the year. I love Oly races, they are hard, but oh so fun. You just have to take yourself to that place of real pain...

This weekend is the final installment in the “three big races in three big weekends”. I am racing the Loveland Lake to Lake triathlon this weekend. It’s one of my favorite hometown races, only...

Kansas 70.3

Kansas 70.3

While I have completed two half-iron distance races this year last weekend was my first foray into the official 70.3 arena. I heard from others that these races are super intense, hard core, lots...

And Here We Go Again!

And Here We Go Again!

The car is at TDC Car Summer Camp (the mechanic) and we have a minivan rental car. The minivan is packed with camping gear. The TT bike is nestled amongst tents, sleeping bags, and...

Rev3 Long Course Part 2

Rev3 Long Course Part 2

I arrived at the race site too early, as usual, I’m punctual to a fault. The perk was that my parking spot was ten steps from transition. I mentioned how cool transition was in...

Rev3 Long Course Part 1

Rev3 Long Course Part 1

My plane pulled into the Hartford airport and it was raining cats and dogs. My bike and luggage made it safe and sound and before I knew it I was in my rental car...

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