St. Anthony’s Tri, Wildflower, & Challenges

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leading out of the water at Wildflower This year has started off with a lot of challenges. After racing Panama on January 31st I came back to Boulder and I was sick for an entire month. It was frustrating because all I wanted to do was prepare for the season but my body did not want to function properly. The entire … Read More

Challenge Florida Win and Pro Career Reflections

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The 2015 race season is over. It is ironic because I cannot tell you how ready I was to be finished racing. Now that I just finished Challenge Florida I am a bit sad and ready to start preparing again for another race. I guess it is true- we always want what we don’t have. Challenge Florida was my last … Read More

IRONMAN 70.3 Silverman – Fifth Win of the Season

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I’m not sure where to start on this one! I landed back in Denver from Beijing 12 days before IRONMAN 70.3 Silverman. I had a really hard time getting over the jet lag. Traveling east is much harder than traveling west and my body just wasn’t coming around. The Saturday before Silverman I told Simon and Darren I wasn’t racing…no way … Read More

Victory at the Beijing International Triathlon

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On August 19th I received an invitation to the Beijing International Triathlon. It is an invitational-only race for the professionals. I have been applying to this race for four years now so there was no question I would accept the slot! IMG along with the Chinese government sponsored the race. They flew the professionals over to Beijing and set us up in a … Read More

NYC Tri, Trek World, IRONMAN 70.3 Ecuador

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The past month has been pretty filled with traveling, racing, and a little bit of training. I first raced NYC triathlon on July 19th, a race I have always wanted to do but one that never fit my schedule. I first have to thank Katherine Kelly Lang for helping me with accommodations in the Big Apple. Whole Foods, Starbucks, and … Read More

Escape from Alcatraz and Challenge San Gil

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The month of June has been a very fun few weeks of racing. I was fortunate enough to be invited to compete in the 35th annual Escape from Alcatraz triathlon. This was my second time competing in the race and I was excited to use things I learned from my first attempt. The field was small with only 10 women but had a … Read More