3 Races, 3 Weekends, 3 Countries

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Summer is here! I just got back from doing 3 races in 3 weekends in 3 countries with a return to Boulder each time in between. I knew this would be a challenge when I signed up for it. My coaches voiced their concerns, but I felt strongly I wanted to try. I have never raced three weekends in a row or even two … Read More

Season Opening Win at St. Anthony’s Triathlon

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After a long base season, 2017 race season is officially underway. Typically, I like racing an early season event sometime between the end of January and early March just to get things rolling and see where I am at fitness wise. However, this year, my coaches basically told me I had to have 16 weeks of consistent training without illness … Read More

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