Monthly Archive: October 2010

A Huge Win for me Today

A Huge Win for me Today

Generally I don’t think it’s a good idea to race an A race just three weeks after Kona. But you don’t always have a choice. When I was looking at my race schedule this...

The Most Right

The Most Right

I’ve been watching a few videos that have been posted on Kona. I get a smile on my face every time and my heart rate rises. What is it about this race? Going into...

Sticker Chart

Sticker Chart

Changing bad habits is HARD! I’m still learning, every day. When I was training for IMCDA under Chuckie it was my first IM with him. Chuckie has a lot of “advice” and I would...

The Arizona Decision

The Arizona Decision

One year ago could I have predicted this? No! In November of 2009 I signed up for IM Arizona. I knew it would sell out within 1 hour and registration for all Ironman events...

Hilo Side

Hilo Side

I am still very upset that I had to come back from Hawaii. It’s been a rough transition back to warm clothes, cold pool water, and zero humidity. My heart is still in Kona....

It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village

Getting to the starting line of the Ironman World Championships is no small feat and it wouldn’t have been possible without the help of many people. When I look back on the experience my...

Kona – The Run

Kona – The Run

Heading in off the bike they have you run all the way around transition to the back side of the pier, in a way reversing your steps from T1. It’s quite a run so...

Kona – The Bike

Kona – The Bike

So I get out of transition and it is a zoo out there! I don’t know which was more crowded, the race course or the sidelines. Both were jam packed. We had an out-and-back...

Kona – The Swim

Kona – The Swim

The morning of October 9th finally arrived! We were up and out of the house at 3:45am. Michelle was volunteering at the body marking area. Troy and my dad wanted good spots on the...

The Big Dance – Day 2/3

The Big Dance – Day 2/3

The Big Dance – Day Two Well, today went much better, but still with it’s share of eventful happenings. It started off with a swimmy swim in the OCEAN. Oh yes, you would think...

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