Ironman 70.3 Lubbock

Feels pretty cool to be in the one and only Scott Flathouse's backyard! Seven weeks after Ironman St. George, I toed the line at Ironman 70.3 Lubbock. I picked that race because I could drive there, minimizing the amount of time I'd be away from the summer swim team I was coaching, and because it … Continue reading Ironman 70.3 Lubbock

Ironman St. George 2022

Photo by Justin Luau Ironman St. George was not my first choice of race. I had signed up for Ironman Santa Rosa 2020, shortly after signing up for Santa Rosa 70.3. Both of those registrations came on the heels of an extremely frustrating and disappointing crash during a local olympic triathlon, in which I failed … Continue reading Ironman St. George 2022

Ironman 70.3 St. George 2021

Where do you really start when something you planned to conquer 18 months prior got pushed out and pushed out...and then finally happened? If you allow me to rewind a few years, I pulled out my first triathlon "goal" sheet from 2016. This was my first experience with setting goals for something I wasn't good … Continue reading Ironman 70.3 St. George 2021

Same-same but different – Monte Rio Sprint Tri 2019

I love the Monte Rio Triathlon. It will always hold a special place in my heart as my first-ever tri, and I hope to return to race every year. The Russian River region was hit especially hard with storm and water damage this year, and unfortunately this impacted the race – but I’m hopeful that … Continue reading Same-same but different – Monte Rio Sprint Tri 2019