Just a quick little story about my swim at Rev3 Knoxville on Sunday. Well, this actually isn’t about the swim as much as the transition. After you are lugged out of the water onto the dock, you head up a
The Man Who Saved My Race Saturday night after dinner, I was exhausted and shuffled back to the Knoxville Holiday Inn a little after 8:00. As I circled through the revolving door, I remembered something very important . . . I had nothing
LAND SHARKS I was nibbling on a Fig Newton and contemplating arm warmers when a blaze of fire erupted from the Tennessee River and raced into the Rev3 transition. The first group of men, ejected from a hurricane . .
I have a ton of thoughts about this weekend at the Rev3 Race in Knoxville, but have been a little tired. Until I hunt and gather my opinions on Knoxville, the Pros, the Holiday Inn, and the race, here are
The moment that Ironman bracelet clamps shut on your wrist, you known it is real. The door is closed and you are locked outside with the beast. The day before Ironman Wisconsin, I walked around Madison fighting to suppress the rumble in my gut. It’s hard
Well, the girls are heading to Knoxville . . . Me, Corey, Jim, and Wasky will soon hit I-40 East to tangle with Rocky Top. For most of the ride, I reckon I’ll be trying to figure out the “Rocky
The only thing better than running six miles on a beautiful day is . . . knowing that you can. I was just back in my hometown for a few days and woke up to mid-70’s with a partly sunny sky.
[follow_me] A friend sent this list of Zen ways for triathlon training and has given me permission to re-post it on Crushing Iron. 14 ways to keep your Triathlon Season a “Zen out of Ten.” 1. Simplicity leads to happiness
1. I didn’t get enough sleep again – Waking up at 5 am would be more like Christmas morning if I could fall asleep before 1:00. I mean, I am a terrible sleeper, unless I’m not supposed to be sleeping,
[follow_me] “You paid $650 to do a race? What do you get for that?” I heard those questions a hundred times when I was training for Ironman and always responded meekly with something like, “Well, a t-shirt, a medal, and