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

19 – 25 September Training Summary

Yesterday, I realized that I had not ridden my bike all week. I logged zero miles this week. I went back in my training log to see when this had happened last, and it hadn’t happened since the middle of February, and it was because I was sick. This week and last week were low… Continue reading 19 – 25 September Training Summary

Cedar Point Full Triathlon Relay (Bike Leg) – 11 Sept 2016

On Saturday, September 10th, I rode up to Cedar Point with Kevin Petty, after we watched my son run in the largest cross country meet in the country (a different blog on that later). It was an uneventful ride up to the race expo. The skies were getting dark as we approached Sandusky, and the… Continue reading Cedar Point Full Triathlon Relay (Bike Leg) – 11 Sept 2016

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

Some Thoughts and Quotes

“To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.” Quote by Steve Prefontaine Have you ever wondered what the hardest, or most physically taxing thing you could do with the gifts you were given? I have often wondered if I have done my best as far as speed, distance, or difficulty of… Continue reading Some Thoughts and Quotes

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