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This is not a wasted effort

During my half Ironman in Coeur d’Alene last year there was a seemingly unremarkable woman cheering us on on the run. She was standing alone, in the sun, wearing a hat, and occasionally clapping. 389 more words


Chattanooga 70.3 - Return to 70.3 Racing

This past weekend was my first 70.3 distance race since Worlds in 2017. After several years of really focusing on that distance, and racing a lot, I was ready for a mental and physical break from the training. 920 more words


Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga- and I Didn’t Drown!!

This is a much longer post than normal, but I wanted to record my thoughts. I also spent a lot of time reading blogs about other people’s experiences leading up to this race, so I hope this might motivate someone or help them feel less nervou… 2,476 more words


I am an Outlaw

It feels like it was only a few weeks ago that I took the bold decision to push my newly found sport to, what I would consider, my extreme. 1,358 more words

Mental Health

Ironman, the beginning of the idea

Ironman, the beginning of the idea.

The thought of doing an Ironman occurred to me in my late twenties. I was on a trip to New Zealand and in the middle of the trip I randomly thought to myself; if I were to ever do an ironman it would be here. 3,537 more words


Race Report: 2019 Oconee Man Half

It had been about a year since I raced a half Ironman and the last time wasn’t so pretty because it was so close to my car accident. 2,653 more words


Brain over brawn

I’ve been racing now for over 15 years. After a health scare in my late 30s due to “lifestyle” issues,  I successfully managed to lose over 20kg and buff up by following a gym regime. 290 more words