Victory at Garmin Israman 113

[caption id="attachment_3226" align="aligncenter" width="651"] Crossing the finish line of the 20th Garmin Israman 113 and setting a new course record.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3241" align="aligncenter" width="476"] All of these amazing photographs are courtesy of Larry Rosa[/caption] Friday I won my second race of 2016, the Garmin Israman 113 Triathlon, with a time…

Lifetime Fitness Triathlon Minneapolis

Saturday I won the Lifetime Fitness Triathlon in Minneapolis. When I started racing professionally, Lifetime was the most prestigious race in Olympic Distance non-drafting, and it has been a dream of mine to be able to put a victory from that race on my resume. The fact that it still…

5150 Mont Tremblant Race Report

Sunday was the 5150 Mont Tremblant Triathlon - the first of four professional triathlon races held in Mont Tremblant, Quebec this summer, which culminate in the Ironman 70.3 World Championships on September 7th. I won the race decisively, posting the fastest split for each of the three disciplines and finishing…

Monterrey Ironman 70.3

I wrote a race recap a week ago on my flight home from Mexico, but at the time I was still really confused about my race and I didn’t know how to describe the race without sounding like I was making up excuses. Now that I’m pretty sure I’ve figured…

Getting Started

Here we are at the end of December. I have been taking some serious time off from training, but it’s time to start up again. This post is going to read a little scattered, which is a reflection of my mental status after a week of enthusiastic winter training. I…

Rev3 Wisconsin Dells

This past week has been pretty awful, but I finished it on a high note, finishing 2nd place at the Rev3 Wisconsin Dells. That makes for three podium finishes in three weeks, and even though this wasn’t a third win, it was my best performance of the three races. Wednesday…

Independence Day

My favorite Holiday is July 4th. I love BBQs, I love open water swims, I love spending time with family in the middle of the summer. It was an awesome day this year too. My parents were visiting and I was able to get in a solid day of training,…