Worlds: Julius Johansen wins junior men’s road race

Julius Johansen (Denmark) soloed in for an easy win in the Junior Men’s race at the World Championships. The young Dane was followed over the finish line 51 seconds later by two Italians, Luca Rastelli, who took silver, and Michele Gazzoli, who placed third for bronze. Johansen had joined a lead group on the penultimate… Continue reading Worlds: Julius Johansen wins junior men’s road race

2017 Ohio State Road Race Championship Post Race Report

After Logan and I competed in the time trials on Saturday, we left the park and headed over to Yellow Springs, Ohio, to preview the road race course. On the way, we stopped at a fast food restaurant to grab some lunch. Logan got to choose where to eat, since he had a better day… Continue reading 2017 Ohio State Road Race Championship Post Race Report

You Are An Athlete

athlete noun ath·lete \ˈath-ˌlēt, ÷ˈa-thə-ˌlēt\ Popularity: Top 30% of words Simple Definition of athlete : a person who is trained in or good at sports, games, or exercises that require physical skill and strength   I have seen questions like this on different social media posts, Am I an athlete? Or How do you define… Continue reading You Are An Athlete

15 – 21 August Training Summary

This was a recover/taper week for yet another Olympic distance triathlon. This was to be my last triathlon of the season, I have the bike leg of Cedar Point full distance triathlon in three weeks and my season will be completed. I was scheduled to the Toughman National Championship the Toughman New York do to… Continue reading 15 – 21 August Training Summary

Slow Is Smooth, Smooth Is Fast

I had something happen to me today that has never happened to me before, I had a flat tire during a race. I have completed over 30 triathlons and 15 bike races and events, and never had a flat during the race or event. I have had flats during training, before the race or event,… Continue reading Slow Is Smooth, Smooth Is Fast

7 – 14 August Training Summary

Some good mileage this week, it feels good to be getting some good runs and rides in again. What I thought was stomach cramps from the Olympic distance triathlon that I dropped out of after the swim last Sunday, turned out to be sometime of flu or sinus infection. I have been fighting it all… Continue reading 7 – 14 August Training Summary

1 – 7 August Training Summary

A crap training week followed by a DNF at an Olympic Triathlon this morning. First time ever for not finishing an Olympic distance triathlon, stomach cramping before the race and even worse after the swim. Activity                             Sessions                           Time                                 Distance                           Swim                                3                                        1 hour 6 minutes              2.06 miles Bike                                   1                                        1 hour… Continue reading 1 – 7 August Training Summary

25 – 31 July Weekly Training Summary With End Of July Training Summary

Some good mileage this week, it feels good to be getting some good runs and rides in again. I still need to get in the pool more, at least I did get one swim in this week. Total miles for the week was 184.59, for the month 819.62 miles. Below will be the breakdown of… Continue reading 25 – 31 July Weekly Training Summary With End Of July Training Summary

Ohio State Cycling Time Trial Post Race Report

Saturday the 16th of July was spent traveling to my in-laws, just south of Cleveland, for a couple of reasons. The most important reason was to spend the weekend there for my son’s 14th birthday, which was on Sunday and the other reason was that their house is only 45 minutes from the Ohio State… Continue reading Ohio State Cycling Time Trial Post Race Report