Whistler Winds of Change – Ironman 70.3 Canada

Whistler Winds of Change – Ironman 70.3 Canada

“Leave the beaten track behind occasionally and dive into the woods. Every time you do, you will be certain to find something you have never seen before.” Alexander Graham Bell, who spent part of his life living in Canada, is credited with this quote. It aptly suits...
Another Racecation on the Big Island – Hawaii 70.3

Another Racecation on the Big Island – Hawaii 70.3

The Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle is known as “Honu.” It is also the name often used to identify Ironman Hawaii 70.3, which takes place on the Big Island the first Saturday of June each year. Honu are said to symbolize endurance, good luck, and longevity. I did the race...
Santa Rosa 70.3 – A Jaunt Through Wine Country

Santa Rosa 70.3 – A Jaunt Through Wine Country

The inaugural Ironman Santa Rosa 70.3 (replacing the old Vineman course after it was sold to the Ironman brand) was declared the largest Ironman 70.3 race in North America. Any race staged in one of northern California’s premier wine regions is going to become a...

My Lucky Break

No one wants to get injured. Yet it’s something we all experience at some point, whether it be something minor or some significant and serious injury. Last September, thankfully after my race season had ended, I had the unfortunate experience of breaking my elbow. It...

Surf’s Up! Ironman Santa Cruz 70.3

Santa Cruz is a surfing city. They even have the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, which resides at the base of a lighthouse that sits on the IM Santa Cruz 70.3 bike and run courses. I typically try to avoid races that have really cold water, as I tend to get ridiculously...

The Ups and Downs of Ironman Canada

“We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes.” I read this quote from Pico Iyer before my trip to Whistler for Ironman Canada. The trip would be my third to Canada in thirteen months, each time...