Category Archives: Competitions

Putting Ironman in Perspective


I want to be an Ironman. Over the past three years, I transformed myself from a cubicle dwelling office potato to a sprint triathlete.  After finishing my first practice triathlon three weeks before my first real competitive event, I knew … Continue reading

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My 2010 Carpinteria Triathlon Sprint Race Report


Below is the text that I wrote a few days after the 2010 Carpinteria Triathlon discussing my experience with this year’s event.  I decided that it was quite emotional for me and I put a lot those emotions into the … Continue reading

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Video Post: Thoughts on 2010 & Carpinteria Triathlon


This is a related post to my previous post, The 2010 Carpinteria Triathlon and Beyond.     Video includes a tour of the transition area, thoughts on 2010, and what this event means to me. Cheers!

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The 2010 Carpinteria Triathlon and Beyond…


The 2010 Carpinteria Triathlon Sprint starts tomorrow morning at 8:13am.  This is my 8th triathlon and my last planned triathlon of the 2010 season.  It seems like a sudden and unexpected end to my 2010 triathlon season journey. Expect the … Continue reading

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2010 Santa Barbara Triathlon Results Plotted!


As an Analyst, I love data and I love understanding patterns.  So, after finishing my 7th triathlon, the Santa Barbara Triathlon sprint, recently, I decided to do some analysis.  Check out the scatter plot below: (results here) If you participated … Continue reading

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Expect the Unexpected: 2010 Santa Barbara Triathlon Sprint


Let me start this post by saying that I awoke in the wee hours of Saturday, August 28th with a severe case of food poisoning.  I was so sick, I wasn’t able to join friends at East Beach for the … Continue reading

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Triathlon #7: Santa Barbara Triathlon


Just under one week away on August 29th, I will embark on my seventh triathlon journey.  This journey is going to be short, fast, and sweet. I completed the 2009 Santa Barbara Triathlon Sprint in just over an hour and … Continue reading

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