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On 21 April 2013 By

This has been an interesting and very surprising recent few weeks. I have raced three times over four weeks to kick off my 2013 race season (proudly wearing my Team BSR colors!) and there were many question marks going into this season (primarily around my Achilles).

First up was the XTERRA Camp Eagle where I […]

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XTERRA World Championships 2011

On 30 October 2011 By

A few days after returning from competing in the XTERRA USA Championships, I was working away late one afternoon, when I got an email that said ‘congratulations on your qualification to the 2011 XTERRA World Championships, to be held on 23 October 2011 in Kauplua, Maui.  Holy shit!  I was totally caught off guard as […]

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Colorado Training Camp ’06

On 15 February 2011 By

As planning for the upcoming training camps progresses, I thought I would revisit a great training camp from a few years ago.  The basic idea for the camp was to start and end the camp with a race.  I was coming from SF and meeting my training partners in Boulder, so I planned to stop […]

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Readjusting to injury

On 7 February 2011 By

So, it has been 9 months since I injured my femur and I am still unable to run with no signs of running until this summer.  How did what seemed to be a simple case of ITB syndrome become something that has caused me to redefine my athletic goals in the near and long term? […]

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Blocking & Drafting!

On 15 April 2010 By

I am not talking about the race itself, but rather swimming at my local pool and riding on my training rides. Why do people walk into the pool and see three lanes clearly marked, slow, medium and fast and proceed to get into the fast lane only to do a lazy breathstroke that takes nearly […]

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