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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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The Rising Sun

It is amazing when certain things pop into your brain.  The scene painted below is inspiration for our new day, every 24-hours. “The sun rises on a new day.  The light sparkles oranges, yellows, pinks, and whites across the rippling, … Continue reading

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One Picture, Seven Months of Training

For those of you who have been watching my journey from office potato to triathlete, the following picture shouldn’t surprise you.  You already know how far I’ve come.  In fact, the picture below really, really inspires to make 2010 the … Continue reading

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Tale of Two 5K Competitions

2009 has been an exciting year.  It was my year of firsts: First year of competition. First triathlon. First duathlon. First did not finish (dnf). First year living fit with routine exercise and healthy diet. I also started off the … Continue reading

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Two Early Pics of Carpinteria Triathlon

Tomorrow at 8:13am, my wave leaves Carpinteria State Beach for a 500 meter swim, then a 9 mile bike and then a 5k run.  The Carpinteria Triathlon short course will be my third triathlon since I began the journey from … Continue reading

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Santa Barbara Triathlon 2009 Results

Well, not only was the 2009 Santa Barbara Triathlon a ton of fun, but I actually did pretty good too.  I placed 269th in the Co-Ed Sprint course, finishing in just over one hour (01:04:04).   My goal was to finish … Continue reading

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