Sufferfest 2012

Ok, maybe a little dramatic but that’s sorta what it felt like in my most recent race… more on that in a bit. Let’s start with a little background. This race was the HITS Napa Valley Olympic distance on 14 April 2012. I was REALLY looking forward to this race; the location looked incredible and […]

Why Are You Walking Like That?

This was the question my wife asked today… “why are you walking like that?!”  She was watching me walk up the stairs and I guess I looked like some stiff, hobbled-over old man.  I just grunted and stammered that I was sorta sore I have been trying to do strength training on the legs during this winter […]


It was the warmest day we’ve had here in a while and a friend sent me a txt around noon asking if I wanted to go riding today.  It was about 50 degrees and a ride sounded great!  Too much time on the bike indoors gets really boring and getting out on the roads would […]

My First Triathlon a Long Time Ago…

It seems my first blog post should probably be about my first triathlon.  It was August 16, 1986 (yes, I know that makes me sorta “old”) and it was the Heber Valley Triathlon.  The distances were, if I remember correctly, a 1.2 mi. swim, 42 mi bike, and a 10 mi run.  I need to […]