...it was the type of intense head-to-head racing that I live for: When all seems physically equal, keep your cards close, read the signs, figure out a way to maximize your chances of winning, and when the opportunity comes, go all in.
I’m again focused on the Xterra America Tour Series this year. Even more focused, actually. The 2014 tour (and my season) again kicked off at Xterra Western Championships in Lake Las Vegas, on April 13th. Read on for a play-by-play of my first "hit out" of the season, and to learn about my (irrational?) fear of miniature cannons.
It’s been quite a while since my last blog post or race report. In my last post I discussed the importance of doing the hard things. For 2014 it was clear that I needed to do some hard things in order to improve significantly. There is much going on, on so many fronts. It’s been hectic to say the least. It’s all part of the process. All part of being…
For three years in a row I have started my triathlon season with a Half Iron distance event. And for three years in a row, I have said to myself the night before the event: “Why didn’t I start my season with an Olympic distance or a sprint and then build up to the Half distance?” This is the story of the 2014 Black Bear Half Iron Distance Triathlon.