Racing on the Road: Weeks 3 – 5

November 9, 2011


As I stated in my last blog post, the next couple weeks on the road were a two-week training block in Colorado Springs, CO. The goal here was to get a solid block of altitude training in before racing the Guatape, Colombia World Cup (altitude: 6,600 ft). I got out to the Springs on Wednesday, […]

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Racing on the Road: Weeks 1 & 2

October 31, 2011


The second week of October marked the beginning of my “crazy year-end racing extravaganza”. This involves four races on four different continents AND a two-week altitude camp in the span of just six weeks. On October 9th I raced the USAT Elite Series Finale in Myrtle Beach, SC, then the following week I flew across […]

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Elite Nationals Race Report

October 4, 2011


Two weeks ago I drove out to Buffalo to participate in my fifth USA Elite Nationals race. This was not a key focus event for me, and I had a heavy training load going into race week. Nevertheless, I was still confident that I could perform well as I had finished in a strong sixth […]

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Racing Tri-Cal Style

September 18, 2011


Racing Tri-Cal Style My past two races have been the San Francisco Triathlon at Alcatraz on August 21st and the Triathlon at Pacific Grove, CA on September 10th. Both races were put on by the veteran race company Tri-California. I love doing these races. I always say that Tri-Cal is a big-time race company with […]

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Three-peat at Gloucester & Base Training

August 8, 2011


Coming off of a pair of successful Pan-American Cups, which I tapered for, it was time for me to go “back to base”. I’ve spent the past four weeks doing lower intensity aerobic training mixed in with a few strength/core sessions per week. For the most part, it has been a boring training block, absent […]

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Racing Videos

July 18, 2011


Here are a couple youtube vids from the past two ITU races I did: Coteau-du-Lac San Francisco

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Continued Success!! San Fran Pan-Am Cup

July 13, 2011


This past Saturday I competed in the San Francisco Continental Cup held on Treasure Island. It was the third time in my career that I have done this race. The first two tries were disasters resulting in flat tires, but the third time proved to be the charm for me. I went into the race […]

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