In talking about the future of my relationship with First Endurance, I thought it appropriate to start with the past and how it all started. This is, at least in part, because I want to talk about things that have nothing to do with the products that First Endurance makes, and everything to do with something that rarely gets talked about – the business side of being a professional triathlete.
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Tempe, AZ ✮ 2013.11.17
Do you ever get the feeling that there's something... Powerful pressing down on you? - H.I.
If a frog had wings, it wouldn't bump its ass a- hoppin'. - Nathan Arizona, Sr.
Besides borrowing a couple of apropos quotations from the movie and the reference to America's 48th state, there isn't really a whole lot of relevance
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Ironman World Championships
Kona, HI ✮ 2013.10.12
Learn from the past. Prepare for the future. Perform in the present. - Gary Mack.
Confidence is knowing what to do when you don't know what to do. - Alan Brunacini
I struggled quite a bit trying to figure out what I, if anything, I wanted to write about my race in Kona. I'd already promised the crew at LAVA
Crashing waves are better than crashing bikes...
Yesterday, I got hit by a car. It was something that I was always aware might happen again, but not in that day-to-day visceral fear that I dealt with for a while after my first accident. I'm mostly thankful that I'm the one writing this, rather than having someone else write it about me. I'm generally okay. No trip in an ambulance. No
1.5km + 40km + 10km = 51.5km = a world of hurt with no room for mistakes
Giant Eagle 5i50
Columbus, OH ✮ 2012.07.28
There are a lot of things to like about short course racing. From a purely physiological standpoint, there's a tremendous benefit to working at the sorts of higher intensities required to do well at Olympic distance races. It's especially beneficial, I think, to