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Strawberry Fields Triathlon: Hell, Heaven & Fun


Don’t let the title fool you, the Strawberry Fields Triathlon is one of the best run events I’ve had the honor of participating in in my triathlon career.  Race maps were accurate, volunteers were extremely helpful, transition area was marked … Continue reading

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Post Triathlon Rituals


After you finish a triathlon, you are usually pretty exhausted, very sweaty, and maybe a little loopy.  So, you just finished a triathlon, what do you do NOW? Hhmmmmm…. Usually the first things you do is hand over your chip, … Continue reading

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2010 Ventura Triathlon Sprint… Done!


After an early start this morning and pushing my body to new limits, I completed the 12th Annual Ventura Breathe of Life Triathlon sprint in 1:37:47.   I placed 270 (of 363) overall and 20 of 24 in my age group … Continue reading

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My Fifth Triathlon Is A Week Away!


I set the goal of finishing my first triathlon for two reasons:  1) to prove to myself that I can do something that I never thought I could do, and 2) to get myself to lose weight and get in … Continue reading

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Swimming From the Hip


I think there is a myth out there about swimming and where the power comes from.  I see so many people at the gym and at the beach doing circles with their arms using upper body power strokes to push … Continue reading

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My Race Report: UCSB Triathlon


The UCSB Triathlon has been one of those important races that every triathlete, athlete, and runner must encounter at one point in their racing careers.  Setting the goal to compete in it last November, I knew I had a lot … Continue reading

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UCSB Triathlon is Done!


Yesterday, I finished the 2010 UCSB Triathlon.  It wasn’t easy, it was lonely, it was a learning experience, and yet somehow I disappeared off the results!  However, I met my first big goal of Q1 and finished my fourth triathlon … Continue reading

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