Here are some characteristics often used to describe an athlete: Drive. Discipline. Competitiveness. Self-confidence. Focus. Commitment. Raw talent. One characteristic I've found myself in need of as an athlete is vulnerability. I started back in the pool this week working with my coach. Swimming is a finely tuned sport that if you don't use… Continue reading Quality characteristics
In our lives we go through seasons. Some are months long and some are years long; some are mini seasons within a larger season...
New Race Report! I hope you enjoy!
Current #mugmood: I'm 10 days from Ironman Santa Rosa. Ahhh I'm looking forward to race day and a weekend in wine country. My thoughts are all over the place and the race day dreams and "nightmares" have begun. Last night I dreamt that I was late to packet pick up as they were closing down.… Continue reading Thoughts with 10 days left
Check out a short gear review for Eagle Bicycles 60/88 Wheel set
This morning I missed my swim. Actually, I've missed many of my swims. My bike was cut short, due to weather. Due to weather... due to weather or due to me? I keep asking myself: are my shortcomings something outside of my control or am I controlling my shortcomings? I contemplated my shortcomings and then… Continue reading I falter
St. George Race report All week I'd been getting reports from friends, about the weather. I'd tried not to think about it. I was too excited for a race-cation in a new city to be concerned with what ifs. This was a new adventure for me because I was heading out to this race with… Continue reading The hardest race so far