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My First 70.3…Turned 69.1

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My First 70.3…Turned 69.1

I’m fresh off my first half ironman race! I competed in IRONMAN 70.3 Austin last last Sunday, October 30th. After a week off after Age Group Nationals in mid-August, I put in a brief 10-week training cycle for the race. Cecilia put the idea in my head, and training for it followed suit – more on that here.

The Day Before the Race

I flew down on Friday afternoon so I had ample time to do pre-race scouting ...

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From 66th to 17th Place at Nationals

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From 66th to 17th Place at Nationals

I’m currently in the air, the only mode of the classic ways of travel – by sea, by land, or by air – not demonstrated in triathlon. Instead, we propel ourselves through water, pick up our trusty machines and traverse 40 kilometers on two wheels, then abandon our equipment as hurriedly as we swim to it. Finally, we run off on our own two legs, determined to demonstrate machinery-free self-reliance.

I’m on my way back from my second appearance at the annual ...

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