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redefining taper madness

While everyone else is watching the bizarre sequel to the cultural phenomenon known as Sharknado I’m finally sitting down to write a long overdue post. The last one was such a cliffhanger I feel I owe my 3 followers an update… no really, I just have so much going on in my head and am tapering for my big half iron distance triathlon that I have to get it out or I may never sleep again. 679 more words


"I have way more life ahead of me!" Triathlete Sarah Kaehny won't let cancer stop her!

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — If laughter could kill tumors, Sarah Kaehny wouldn’t need chemotherapy.

For the last two years, she’s made the serious business of fighting for her life, almost into a party.  509 more words


Cutting Newbie Ties

Yesterday I attempted to cut my newbie ties by practicing clip-in shoes. Yes, everyone knows when they see your tacky tennis shoes on a road bike that happens to be built for racing that you are newbie status.   212 more words


Workout Wednesday 7/30/14 - BRICK

Welcome to another edition of Workout Wednesday. Every Wednesday I will post a new Triathlon specific workout. If you like the workout, fit it into your training plan for the week. 316 more words


Sometimes, it's what you don't see that matters...

My son Lucas, 10, competed in his first triathlon this past Saturday.  The 33rd annual Donner Lake Triathlon and since last year featured a kid’s competition.   426 more words


Improving Your Run and Finding Your Running Cadence

Okay so I really have been focusing on cycling and swimming. I have always been active in running, and can sprint up to 10 mph. Average steady running pace however is not great and might be verging on pretty slow! 260 more words


The More Difficult the Victory, the Greater the Happiness in Winning

To put things simply-this weekend was everything I wanted it to be and so much more!

Katie finished her Ironman!!!!!

I won the Aquabike!

And two of my lava teammates also shared the podium with me, Chrissy and Carolyn! 351 more words