Hello everybody! As you may or may not already know, today marks both my 25th birthday and the very exciting “Eclipse Day”. This post is about neither of those. Rather, this post is about some exciting news I got the other day. While I was at the beginning of my shift at work on Friday, … More It’s My BIRTHday!
So this title actually has two meanings. I’ll start by saying that I have recently hired a coach. During my time out in Arizona, I met and raced with another Pro named Jesse Vondracek. Jesse has been in the sport a good bit longer than I have and has a ton of experience training and … More Top Step at Greenville Sprint Triathlon
It has been just over 3 weeks since my adventure in Alaska, and although I bounced back pretty quickly after that race, I still felt in kind of a funk when it came time to race. Lake Logan is always one of my favorite races of the year as the entire area is beautiful and … More Lake Logan International
8 months ago I signed up for the Alaskaman Extreme Triathlon. At the time, the race was more of an abstraction than a reality. While I had most of the details of the race, I didn’t know what it would really entail. I had chosen this race as my first Ironman distance race because I … More Alaskaman (part 1)
The first part can be found here The volunteers brought me my prepared transition bag while I racked my bike, and I quickly handed them the containers that I needed to be filled with water. After I finished getting ready and was waiting for them to finish with my water pack, Andrew came into transition … More Alaskaman (part 2)
This morning was the Tri the Midlands Sprint Triathlon as part of the SC Triathlon Series. This race is pretty close to home for me in the Lake Carolina neighborhood of Northeast Columbia. After so many weekends of races, I’ll be honest, I wasn’t excited about the prospect of pushing myself hard for a sprint … More Tri the Midlands Sprint
Eagleman 70.3 was the last in a series of 3 Half Ironman distance races in 4 weeks coming exactly 1 week after Raleigh 70.3. While my recovery after Raleigh went very well, I knew that having only a week between could be rough regardless of how good I felt. Rebekah and I decided to break … More Eagleman 70.3