Category Archives: inspiration

A New Beginning


A commentary on my search to restart my triathlon journey as major life change comes to Aric’s life again. Continue reading

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A Daily Runner’s Question


“Running is a big question mark that’s there each and every day. It asks you, “Are you going to be a wimp or are you going to be strong today.” –Peter Maher So, are you going to be a wimp … Continue reading

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2012 Goleta Beach Triathlon – Initial Result Analysis


Being a Data Analyst and Triathlete mean race results are super exciting for me.  The results are almost as exciting as the real event… almost!  I find it interesting to see which Age Groups were fastest and how they compared … Continue reading

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Keeping the Flame Alive


Fire.  It is inside every triathlete. It is what makes us jump into freezing water.  It is what makes us ride 112 miles and then run a marathon! As strong as the Fire can be, it is also quite delicate.  … Continue reading

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On Becoming a Race Director…


Giving back to the community can take many forms.  From donations to local charities to adopting a highway, there is more than one way to give back.  How one gives back often depends on their beliefs and passions. Being a … Continue reading

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Reflecting: What an Awesome Year 2011 Was!


On this New Year’s Eve, I can’t help but reflect on how much I’ve grown in 2011 and how awesome the year was.   While 2009 was the year of firsts and 2010 was the year of obsessive burnout, 2011 … Continue reading

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Going Simple


Triathlons can be thought of as a complex sport.  Anytime you take more than one of anything and put them together, things tend to get a little complicated.   This is why triathlon is a heavily respected sport with only a … Continue reading

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