December 2016 USAT National Challenge Competition Recap

As the month of December has now closed, I thought I would take the time to write about the event so far. First, I would like to think the Black Triathlete Association for inviting me and allowing me to compete on their team in the USA Triathlon’s National Challenge Competition. I greatly appreciate it and… Continue reading December 2016 USAT National Challenge Competition Recap

Alistair Brownlee: Double Olympic triathlon champion to focus on Ironman bid

Originally posted  by http://www.bbc.com/sport/triathlon/38292958 Double Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee is to take two years out from the sport to train for the World Ironman Championships in Hawaii. Brownlee, 28, won Olympic gold at London and Rio, and has not ruled out bidding for a third win at Tokyo 2020. “I’m going to pursue things… Continue reading Alistair Brownlee: Double Olympic triathlon champion to focus on Ironman bid

How much do I have to swim?

How much do I have to swim? Why isn’t my swim getting faster? What kind of swim workouts should I be doing? These are some of the questions that age group triathletes seem to ask, time and time again. I see them repeatedly on social media sites. Most triathletes do not come from a swimming… Continue reading How much do I have to swim?

Some Self-Confidence Quotes

Some self-confidence quotes because having good self-confidence can go a long way in endurance sports.   “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan   “Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” ―… Continue reading Some Self-Confidence Quotes

Duffy, Ruzafa win ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship

Written by Timothy Carlson Flora Duffy of Bermuda and Ruben Ruzafa of Spain won the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship elite titles Saturday in Snowy Mountains. Women Slideshow Duffy combined a women’s-best swim, a by-far women’s-fastest mountain bike segment and women’s 2nd-best trail run to finish in 2:54:11 with a 3:54 margin of victory over… Continue reading Duffy, Ruzafa win ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship

Montana’s Erika Ackerlund Crowned Champion at Women’s Collegiate Nationals

By Elizabeth Grimsley | Nov. 05, 2016, 5:09 p.m. (ET) NEW ORLEANS, La. — Erika Ackerlund of the University of Montana topped the podium at the 2016 Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championship at the New Orleans Lakefront on Saturday. Nearly 60 women toed the line for the 400-meter swim, 20-kilometer bike, 5-kilometer run race. The… Continue reading Montana’s Erika Ackerlund Crowned Champion at Women’s Collegiate Nationals