Category Archives: Triathlons

Restarting Triathlon: What Will It Take?

The Resurrection of Triathlon  Will Need All of Us With all triathlons in the United States cancelled for the foreseeable future, it’s going to take more than a lifting of bans on public events to reboot our sport. It’s going … Continue reading

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Ironman Santa Rosa 2019 Race Report

I was lucky this year to have some wonderful race support — usually I’m on my own. It was a real joy to see my cousins Jen and Mac (on my right) and their friends, along with my friend Bud … Continue reading

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Ironman Texas 2018 Race Report Part 1

What’s that, you say? Ironman Texas isn’t for three weeks and you’re already writing a race report? I’ve spent the last couple of weeks shuttling between an emotion salad of ‘excited’ and ‘sheer panic’ thinking about this race. But this … Continue reading

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In Transition

I’ve been thinking about the season wrap-up I wanted to write. I’d planned to talk about my gains in cycling, my transition to using more data and power, and late-season improvements in my running, all trying to get back to … Continue reading

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Race Report: La Habana Triathlon 2017

Remember the Rio Olympics? How the whole two years leading up to it was a total shit show? The arenas weren’t ready, the athlete housing didn’t have running water, crime was rampant, human sewage polluted the open-water swimming and rowing … Continue reading

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Eagleman 2015 Race Report, by Ernest Hemingway (with contributions from Joseph Conrad)

Months before, the sleeping dragon, Eagleman 70.3 appeared not as the majestic bird of prey, but rather a placid feathered sparrow, calmly beckoning our siren trio to the lush marshes of Maryland. But as our good and true party of … Continue reading

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Can I Be “F40-44” Forever?

I’m a little afraid to say how great 2013 turned out to be. I often kept thinking “is this my peak year?” and “what happens next year?” Well, that’s malarkey. I know that 2014 will be whatever I make of … Continue reading

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