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
New Race Report! I hope you enjoy!
It's a quiet morning. Brisk enough to wear a couple layers soon to be shed. There is enough moonlight and streetlight that I don't need my headlight, but have it anyways. I'm apprehensive to start this run. It is my first one post Ironman...on my own. I start my watch as my foot hits the… Continue reading Reflection
The anticipated race report from the Lifetime Tempe Tri this weekend! The morning started out with nerves. It had been since June 11th that I had last raced in a Tri. I was most anxious about the swim since I'd only done one open water swim since the race, and I wouldn't be allowed to… Continue reading Race report
Have you ever finished something you only ever dreamed of. Set goals and actually reached them? Other than being a student I don't think I can confidently say that I did. This was one of those goals that I've worked hard for over the past 6 months. I finished a half Ironman and it was… Continue reading IM 70.3 Boulder Race Report
Here is a quick review of what I've been up to the last month! I didn't take the time each week to share with you the friendships in cultivating, but that's because I'm so busy with them! I want to inspire and help people to grow in whatever outdoor activity it is that they love… Continue reading Get Inspired, Get Outdoors
Today's theme was trust. I guess in a way every Wednesday morning starts out with trust. First, I must trust myself that when I hit that first snooze button that I will actually get up a few minutes later to go for my work out. Then I must trust that I spend a few mintutes… Continue reading Trust