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ITU World Championships Long Distance Triathlon, Pontevedra Spain, 2019

Pontevedra is a nice small city in the north western province of Spain (Galicia). It is the home base of triathlon champion Javier Gomez Nova. April Critelli and I arrived to Lisbon and drove to Pontevedra three days prior to the race…

Ironman 70.3 World Championship, Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa, 2018

After two months of vacation traveling all over Europe without a bike, here I am in the ‘Friendly City’ of Port Elizabeth ready to race IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship. My summers are always busy with traveling around the world and I can’t properly train…

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Miami Man 2018 Multisport National Championships Festival (70.3 & Internatitional)

MiamiMan 70.3 is the USAT Long Course National Championship and the only qualifier for Team USA Long Distance Triathlon 2018. And I really, really want to race on Team USA at the ITU Long Distance World Championship in Pontevedra, Spain…

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Ironman 70.3 World Championship, Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa, 2018

After two months of vacation traveling all over Europe without a bike, here I am in the ‘Friendly City’ of Port Elizabeth ready to race IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship. My summers are always busy with traveling around the world and I can’t properly…

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Ironman 70.3 Campeche, Mexico 2019

Campeche is a marvelous medium-small city on the western coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. It sprawls out from a central walled city, which was constructed after the city decided enough was enough following 150 years of pirate assaults They are a patient people, apparently. Pirate culture is everywhere in Campeche…

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IRONMAN 70.3 Gulfcoast Race Report - South Africa World Championship 2018 Qualification

Overall I came close to the top and I’m happy with that. I qualified for South Africa World Championship 2018 with the roll down. I nailed the swim, I nailed the bike beside that penalty, I nailed nutrition, but I didn’t nail the run....

Ironman - Chattanooga - 70.3 2016

I decided to race Chattanooga 70.3 because I will race the full Ironman in September. Also, my dear friend and client decided to complete this 70.3 as her first Ironman. We rented a beautiful house just a few blocks from the Tennessee river. Chattanooga is a really interesting southern town...

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Ironman - Chattanooga - 144.6 - 2016

Everyone comes up with a brilliant race plan for Ironman, but then everyone has to deal with the reality of planning for something as intense as an Ironman. How will changes in your plans dictate your day? Don't waste energy worrying about things — just do what you have to when you have to, and keep moving...

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Ironman - St. Croix - 70.3 - 2015

I heard of the Ironman St. Croix 70.3 many years ago, when I started into endurance triathlon. It was always on my bucket list of races to do because all the reviews boasted about it being the most challenging Ironman 70.3, AND the most beautiful! St. Croix is  a race that every triathlete...

Ironman World Championship - Austria - 70.3 - 2015

"Racing through a postcard" was how the organizers put it at the race briefing. Every athlete to finish would agree with the validity of that statement. The 113km they'd just pushed themselves through were some of the prettiest you could hope to swim, cycle or run. Yes, it was challenging...