IRONMAN Chattanooga

Following IRONMAN Wisconsin my legs were completely trashed. I returned to work the day after the race, and my energy levels were actually great! But walking felt terrible and I was waddling everywhere for days. This is exactly what happens when your legs are unprepared to run a marathon and you force them to anyways. … More IRONMAN Chattanooga

IRONMAN Wisconsin

As per usual, I will kick off this post where the last one left off. Shortly after my failed attempt at racing IRONMAN Lake Placid, I was debating on what to do next. Originally I had not intended to race IRONMAN Wisconsin, but a few things put it back on my radar. I really liked … More IRONMAN Wisconsin

IRONMAN Lake Placid

We’ll start this story with the lead up to the race following IRONMAN Cork. It’s no secret that Ireland took it’s toll on me both physically and mentally. Just about the entire trip was filled with stress between the travel and the race. I went in more physically fit than ever, and because of some … More IRONMAN Lake Placid

IRONMAN Ireland

I’m not going to sugarcoat things, this trip did not go how I had hoped it would. From travel to the race, there seemed to almost constantly be stress or something going awry. Rebekah, Charleigh, and I are now back in Colorado after an exhausting venture, but at least made some memories on the way. … More IRONMAN Ireland

Eagleman 70.3

Last weekend was Eagleman 70.3 in Cambridge, Maryland which was to be a tune up race for IRONMAN Cork in Ireland 2 weeks later. I had raced at Eagleman 2 years ago in a string of 70.3’s that pretty much all resulted in me falling apart in the second half of the run. This was … More Eagleman 70.3

SAFE Lexington

I want to start by saying a huge THANK YOU to all the organizers and participants of SAFE Lexington and their recent 24/7 Run + Walk. SAFE Lexington is a community group located in my hometown of Lexington, SC whose goal is to promote safety among drivers, cyclists, runners, and pedestrians in the area. This … More SAFE Lexington

Physiological Testing of a Professional Triathlete

Last week I decided to get some physiological testing done to learn more about myself as an athlete and my body’s responses to exercise. I found that Colorado Mesa University here in Grand Junction has a well run lab and hosts a number of different kinds of tests. While a number of different tests could … More Physiological Testing of a Professional Triathlete