2014 Season Recap & Thank You!


My 2014 triathlon season is over. After a week of refreshing my mind and body with family time, road trips, desserts and happy hours I am finally ready to review the year with you all and share my thoughts. This year was full of change. Coaching I started working with Dave Scott and the training was so different than anything … Read More

Hy-Vee 5150 Championship Race Report


This was my second year racing in the famous Hy-Vee triathlon. I was really looking forward to returning to Des Moines and seeing what I could put together on race day and also to see some close friends who were doing the Age Group Championship. The days leading up to the race were pretty easy. My new Scicon triathlon bag … Read More

What are you drinking?


I choose to train and race with First Endurance EFS (firstendurance.com). Why? Two weeks ago I was out watching the Boulder Ironman racers out on the run course. It was very hot, but regardless of heat, too many athletes looked like they were doing a death march along the Boulder Creek Path. I am sure that everyone toed the start … Read More

Boulder Peak 5150 & Kansas 5150


The past two weekends I competed in two events- the Boulder Peak 5150 (3rd) and the Kansas 5150 (2nd). The Boulder Peak race was only 3 miles away from my house and I felt very prepared for it. I was coming off one of my best races in Syracuse and training was going well. Unfortunately, I ended up having one … Read More

Very memorable win at IM 70.3 Syracuse


The race this past weekend at IM 70.3 Syracuse will be a very memorable one for a while. I am very pleased to come home with the win, but more importantly I am happy to finally execute a race plan from start to finish without any hiccups. So far this season I raced two longer distance races; Ironman 70.3 Florida … Read More

A win on the challenging terrain of Mont Tremblant


Mont Tremblant now offers three races on the Ironman circuit- a 5150 (Olympic), a 70.3 (Half) and a full Ironman. If you have not competed in one of these events, I highly recommend doing so. The race was extremely well organized and professionally run. Mont Tremblant is a beautiful place with challenging terrain and full of locals who support the … Read More