Monthly Archives: March 2011

I am Triathlete

Have you ever felt like you don’t belong?  Or that you’re not good enough?  Like maybe you’ve chosen the wrong profession or activity?  Maybe you walk into an orientation, see how well prepared everyone else is and think “Oh…haha…I’m sorry, … Continue reading

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Convenience

A large draw for many runners is convenience.  What do you need to run as far as equipment?  Shoes and….done!  Step outside and get going.  You can literally run anywhere; on the street, in the woods, inside on a treadmill … Continue reading

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Injury Prone

About a week and a half ago, I had a 2 hour endurance run to complete on Saturday.  I did the run, got home, passed out and decided to see how far/fast I’d run.  Well, I averaged a 7:35 min/mile … Continue reading

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Swimming Etiquette

  Hi, welcome to your friendly neighborhood Bally’s, where personal privacy is unheard of and social niceties are uncalled for.  Want to walk around nude for half an hour then blow dry your genitals with dozens of members of the … Continue reading

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Share the &*%#ing Road

“What the hell?? That them there guy’s ridin’ on two wheels!  *HONK!*  Get outta here boy” *To be read in your best ‘Deliverance’ voice*  For those who don’t know Deliverance, stop reading, you’re banned from this blog. Training for an … Continue reading

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For The Good of the Team

We know the why, now let’s move on to the second most popular question I receive…How do you train/complete an Ironman?  Well, I can’t speak to the latter since I technically haven’t completed one, but you know what I mean. … Continue reading

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Rookie

“Oh, really?  That’s…uh….super.  Ummm…why?”  “Wow?  Seriously?  Holy crap!  Awesome!”  “Yeah, super…who cares?  What’s the point.  You get a t-shirt?  A medal?”  Those are the most common reactions I receive from those who hear that I (along with my brother.  Yes, … Continue reading

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