Yearly Archives: 2011

Am I Having Fun Yet?

Yesterday a friend and fellow business owner emailed me and asked me for the job description for my Chief Operating Officer (COO).  I emailed him the following: A very simple one. Protect my family/life from the business. Run everything The … Continue reading

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Ironman Louisville Race Report

This was supposed to be my “off” year of Ironman as I prepared for my big push in 2012 to a new age group (45-49).  After Wisconsin, I decided that if I really wanted 2012 to be my best effort, … Continue reading

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A Letter to the Athletes I am Coaching…

as their A races approach: I thought this was a very good article on dealing with race highs and lows: Chrissie Wellington on Race Highs and Lows I was fortunate this weekend to have mostly highs at Ironman Louisville. There … Continue reading

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I am what I eat…or don’t eat

I received an email pointing out that I don’t write much about my nutrition on my blog.   The email asked me for my thoughts on my improved body composition. How improved? Here is my response to the email: My … Continue reading

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Automatic Reply

I will be in the office but out of my mind until August 14th. If you need assistance before then, please feel free to ask me. Preferably in writing. This way we will both have proof that training fatigue made … Continue reading

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IM Louisville Training Weekend

“Crying is okay, cracking is unacceptable.”  Joanna Zeiger   Since Louisville is a mere two hours away, I decided that a couple of training weekends on the course would be helpful.  Through the magic of the “internets” I was able … Continue reading

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Muncie Ironman 70.3

Muncie Ironman 70.3 is not a new race for me but it now has a new owner.  I was hoping that both of us would be a bit transformed.  The results: The Good: 8 minute PR over last year. Perceived … Continue reading

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Boulder Highlights

We arrived in Boulder Saturday. It is amazing the number of bags I needed to pack and haul to be prepared for this camp. I still don’t know if I have enough stuff! Highlights so far: -Unbelievable number of cyclists … Continue reading

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Finding Depth

Each summer for the last six years we have taken our daughter and our three nephews on a week long adventure.  Most of them involve water and according to the kids (now 18-13 years of age) some type of near … Continue reading

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Going Fallow

I have received quite a few concerns about how little I am racing this year (Muncie 70.3 and IM Louisville). It has been eight months between triathlons. Nine months would have made for a great metaphor. Like the farmers surrounding … Continue reading

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