Swimming has produced some of the best and worst moments of my life. Take the time in Indianapolis when I was 6 years old, for example. We were on a family vacation and I ventured off into the deep end
About a month ago, I wrote this Rolling Stone-esque piece on how Mark was leaving the Ironman Wisconsin Band because of a torn bicep. The Fab 5 would move forward as the Fab 4. But a few weeks later, after
Edit: I’m now being assured there WILL be a mass start at Wisconsin. Let’s hope this holds true. ————————— I’ve heard a couple rumors that Ironman Wisconsin is changing to a rolling swim start this year and have mixed emotions.
I’ve made a lot of bad training decisions and said a lot of stupid things on this blog, but as some rich guy once said on his death bed, “If I had a chance to live another life I would
This was my first Half Ironman and my strategy played out almost perfectly. Coach has a mantra, swim to your ability, bike smart, and run like hell. That . . . is almost exactly what happened. I spent quite a
Coach just jumped my ass for not posting about Muncie, so here’s a quick summary. I’ll post my full race report later tonight.
Saturday will mark another milestone in my unknown and unfathomable triathlon career. Just 50 short weeks after my first Sprint Triathlon, I will be driving into Muncie, Indiana with Racer K, Jim, Mark, Coach, +1, and +2 to race my
I know it’s not accurate (technically it’s 60 days) but my “countdown clock” for Ironman Wisconsin just flipped to “1 month” and there is something about the number one that is very small and lonely. Muncie 70.3 is this weekend,
They call it free speed, and as long as you don’t count money as money, they’re right. I have officially spent more on stuff for my bike than on my bike. I’m not sure how I feel about that, but
I’m not going to beat around the bush with this one: Very important. Being on a bike has historically been one of my go-to Zen experiences. I used to LOVE cycling. But for the last few months, I have hated