Big Lights Big City, NYC Race Report

It's always a surreal feeling when you wake up for a race and make your way through a quiet city to the start line. When a city as loud as New York is asleep, it feels like you're the only one in the world. I headed to my race to meet Santiago. This was an… Continue reading Big Lights Big City, NYC Race Report


Adjust your focus

When life gets blurry adjust your focus. Itโ€™s been almost a year since my last IRONMAN. I took this year to focus on shorter distances and faster paces in hopes to ward off nagging injuries. I cut my training in half and managed to curb those injuries through a strength program. Yet other things popped… Continue reading Adjust your focus


Quality characteristics

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