Archive for August, 2011

Topless Triathlete Video

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OK, it's just a quick video of Terry Moore winning his 3rd consecutive NYRR Sprint Tri, but I need to get the site traffic up so I went with the NY Post-worthy headline. 

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Staten Island Tri Race Results

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Bardo rideBelated but hearty congratulations to Jeannine Bardo for her 2nd place finish at the 3rd Annual Staten Island Triathlon. And thanks to Green Light for being the staff photographer for the day.  

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Battle of Brooklyn Race Report

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Photo (14)The second annual JackRabbit Battle of Brooklyn was held Sunday in Prospect Park. It was a fun and productive day all around, with strong performances from the City Coach team as well as our JackRabbit Beginner Running class and the Run for the Rabbit crew.

For the team, Bonnie Averbuch finished 2nd overall among the women, and Jean Cassandra was 9th. ...

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USA Triathlon Age Group Nationals Results

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Congratulations to Lexi Abel for her performance at  USA Triathlon Age Group Nationals. Lexi finished 26th out of 76 women in the 25-29 AG, and 125th out of 664 women overall in a time of 2:23:45.

Lexi has only been training with us for a few weeks, so I suppose I can't take all of the credit for her success, but we're very happy for her nonetheless. Great work Lexi.

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Dear Coach – Meteorological Edition

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image from www.universallifetools.com Loyal readers will remember that our Dear Coach entries are actual correspondences that I've received from our athletes. Names are changed to protect the innocent, but the text is unchanged. Here's today's exchange between one of my new athletes and me regarding the upcoming track workout.

Athlete: What happens if it rains?

Me: We get wet. 

 

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Sylvania Sprint Triathlon Race Report

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Can-of-whoop-assCongratulations to Lauri Young for opening up a major can of whoop ass on the 50-54 AG at the Sylvania Sprint Triathlon in scenic Sylvania, OH yesterday. Lauri won the AG by over seven minutes

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Damn the Media

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Earlier this week I scolded Luke McCambley for being out of uniform during his win over the weekend. After all, just because Luke has all the talent and does all the hard work, doesn't mean that I shouldn't get all the glory. Now the truth has been revealed. The Daily Westport Photoshopped the shot of Luke on his way to victory. The un-retouched photo is displayed below.

Our friends at TriEssential have even made Luke's photo their Essential Pic ...

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Westport Road Runners Summer Series Race Report

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image from www.thedailywestport.comOur boy Like McCambley has been knocking on the door at the Westport Road Runners Summer Series, and now he has a victory to show for it. Check out the nice write up of his victory at The Daily Westport. Normally we scold team members who obscure the team logo with their hand or by turning away from ...

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NYC Tri Results

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Results for today's race are in.
Fabian Gallardo         2:19:57
Sheila Monaghan       2:32:48
Robert Dweck           2:37:34
Marc Delese             2:38:12
Jessica Purcell          2:40:21
Ioan Kulcsar             2:43:20
Nate Land                2:55:54
Nannette Veith         3:06:02
Alison Maiore            3:07:39
Iris Shalam ...
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NYC Tri Tips

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Cold feetIt looks like the water conditions are safe, and all systems are go for Sunday's race. Here are a few tips for those of you who are racing.

* you must go to the official pre-race briefing. 
* you must leave your bike in transition on Saturday. Partially deflate your tires then or you risk having them explode from sitting in the ...

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