Kona in My Heart

Nineteen years ago, I did my very first triathlon. I had no clue what I was doing, other than I would be swimming, biking and running for 1/4 mile, 9 miles and 5k, respectively. I was 23 years old, it was 1998 and my training consisted of nothing more scientific than swimming, biking and running. […]

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Reflecting on Injury…

“It’s a stress fracture of your calcaneous and you’ve got to wear a boot for 6 week. No running. No cycling except on a stationary bike with the boot on. No swimming because you’d have to push off the wall and that could be risky. But you can do upper body strength training.” That was […]

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Out for the Count

I even got the winning number. Can you top A1111? In corral 1. But I wasn’t be there. My disappointment goes beyond words. There’s a part of me that was still thinking somehow I’ll be there this morning to toe the line at the 2017 LA Marathon, a race I’ve run before, a race which was my first […]

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Now What? Three Weeks After Kona…

Hard to believe it’s already been almost three weeks since Kona – still reflecting… Time flies. Downtime is always in order immediately following any big evert, in order to let the body rest, recover and rejuvenate. But how about the mind? One of the main reasons I ever got into Ironman in the first place […]

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