On July 16, 2011 I woke up at 4:30 in the morning to a peaceful chirping of my cell phone alarm. It was the day of the ChelanMan Half Ironman and over the night I didn't get much sleep... This was partly due to pre-race jitters and partly due to a fellow racer/friend having car problems, getting … [Read more...] about Finally The ChelanMan Half Ironman Story…
I wrote my last blog as I was rolling into Lake Chelan and I'm writing this one as I'm rolling out of Lake Chelan. Don't worry I'm not driving. This was a fantastic weekend of Ironman training that seems like it ended too soon. As we're driving away there's a smoky glaze hovering over the lake … [Read more...] about Bringing the Chelan Ironman Training Weekend to an End
On this Memorial Day kick off to summer what would be better than heading over to beautiful Lake Chelan? Thanks to my good friend Kristina Coleman for the reminder! I have my bike on the back of the car, my wetsuit in my bag, and my running shoes on my feet! There's a great Half Ironman race … [Read more...] about Driving to Lake Chelan for Some Ironman Training Fun!
After only a few days of Total Immersion swimming in the Arizona sun my swimming efficiency has improved dramatically! I was basically a splashing rock before this week, and the only reason that I didn't drown was because of my high level of fitness that I've built through CrossFit and other sports … [Read more...] about Total Immersion Swimming & Speed Pulling Straps in the Arizona Desert