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The Big Miles

I’m about five weeks out from ITU Long Course Worlds. For those who speak the race-geek lingo, this is my super A-race, big deal goal of the season. It’s the one that matters to me most.


Brutal Trail Weekend

My big event in November is looming closer, so some of my training has become more specific. Oddly, this specificity for a completely on-road triathlon took me off-pavement this weekend.


2010 Season in Review, 2011 Season Ahead

It’s that time of year again. The focused triathlon training, tapering, peaking, and racing are behind me. No one will see me at the pool for months and my running / riding paces drop to levels that many people don’t actually believe even when I tell them. It’s also the natural time for reviewing the […]

Petr Vabrousek’s Silverman Race Report

Petr won the men’s race and broke the course record by over 20 minutes. You can read his race report on xtri.com. At the awards ceremony, he mentioned that he had a fantastic day, so his 9:48, which is far off his 8-something iron distance PR, really speaks to the difficulty of the course.


Pics And Thoughts

I’m still waiting for that moment that I become ravenous, full bodily exhausted, and nearly crippled from soreness. It hasn’t happened yet. I’m sore, sure, and bending over to pick stuff up off the floor is none too easy, but nothing like I thought it would be. I guess I will see how it goes. […]