Fitness & Workouts Results of the Toyota U.S. Open

Results of the Toyota U.S. Open

Last weekend, I competed at the Toyota U.S. Open Triathlon in Texas. It was cold and hilly. I thought Dallas was supposed to be hot and flat. Somebody lied to me. I won’t keep you in suspense: I didn’t win. She did. That’s Sarah Haskins, a 3-time Olympian. Yes, 3! She has also won the …

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Fitness & Workouts Ridiculous Results at the Nations Triathlon

Ridiculous Results at the Nations Triathlon

“The future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades.” Timbuk 3 On September 11, I competed in the Nations Triathlon, an exciting race packed with elite triathletes. To say you did well at Nations meant that you were a great athlete. I had done this race three times before but had never done well. For me, …

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Fitness & Workouts Race Report: Austin, TX and White Lies

Race Report: Austin, TX and White Lies

I lied to you. Remember when I told you that I was going to do my best in Austin? That wasn’t true. I didn’t do my best and never intended to. Before you get all hot and bothered, let me explain. Popular triathlons always sell out. To get in, you have to be in a …

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Fitness & Workouts My Race Results at Iron Girl Columbia

My Race Results at Iron Girl Columbia

The Iron Girl Columbia, a .62 mile swim, 17.5 mile bike, and 3.3 mile run, is one of my favorite triathlons. It is an all-women’s race which means plenty of pleasantries and two-piece bikinis. The race also has great swag: v-neck race shirts, post-race quiona, and glass trophies. The participants range from professional triathletes, to …

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Fitness & Workouts My Disaster at the World Championships

My Disaster at the World Championships

On September 26th, 2009, I competed in the Duathlon World Championships, a race that tested my strength and my character. Here is my account of the events that transpired on that unforgettable day. It’s the morning of the Duathlon World Championships. I wake up and head downstairs for breakfast with Don, a 60 year old …

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