Ironman Coeur d’Alene – A Scorcher in the PNW

I’m baking like a toasted cheeser! It’s so hot here! Ham Porter, Sandlot Racing is back, baby! 2020 was a rollercoaster year for staying encouraged to train. All the virtual ...

Let Elliot Cook – My 100 Mile Run Week

The three P’s: Always Persevere, always have a great Perspective, and always have great Purpose in your life. -Russell Wilson Due to most triathlons being cancelled or postponed in 2020, ...

Kona 2019 – Unfinished Business

I got history there and we’ve got unfinished business. -Beast Mode Professional runner Ben True has always been someone I admire and can relate to.  He claims his relationship with ...

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CoronaMan 140.6 – Stay-At-Home Edition

My mama says that stupid is as stupid does. – Forrest Gump ...

Victoria 70.3 – Courage

He who is not courageous to take risks accomplish nothing in life. ...

Mount Rainier Duathlon – Sun’s Out Guns Out

Our inaugural PNW multisport race of the year and first multisport race ...

Ironman Coeur d’Alene – A Scorcher in the PNW

I’m baking like a toasted cheeser! It’s so hot here! Ham Porter, Sandlot Racing is back, baby! 2020 was a rollercoaster year for staying encouraged to train. All the virtual racing, Zwifting, mock racing scenarios, and training mostly at home was beginning to get mundane. While I stayed fit and achieved some fun personal feats, […]

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Let Elliot Cook – My 100 Mile Run Week

The three P’s: Always Persevere, always have a great Perspective, and always have great Purpose in your life. -Russell Wilson Due to most triathlons being cancelled or postponed in 2020, I had to step up my brainstorming skills to come up with endeavors that would motivate and challenge me. Treadmill marathon: Check. Zwift Everesting (single […]

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CoronaMan 140.6 – Stay-At-Home Edition

My mama says that stupid is as stupid does. – Forrest Gump With the race season up-in-the-air, motivation to train with purpose has been dwindling.  I’ve unlocked every Zwift cycling and running level, re-watched the entire Breaking Bad series, playing lots of FIFA and GTA, and have viewed countless Seahawks and Mariners re-runs on YouTube. […]

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Kona 2019 – Unfinished Business

I got history there and we’ve got unfinished business. -Beast Mode Professional runner Ben True has always been someone I admire and can relate to.  He claims his relationship with running is “complicated.”  Many highs and lows, ups and downs.  All through high school and college he split his time with cross-country skiing and running.  […]

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Making Triathlon Great Again. #RaceLocal

Always bring the disc. – Cam Hill, Local Arizona triathlete legend Early in the season, my good friend Brian Folts rolled up to the start line at Victoria 70.3 on his aluminum training wheels, Gatorskin tires, road helmet, and cables dangling from bike.  I told him three words… Clean it up. Two months later, he […]

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Ironman Canada – Smile

When the pain comes, you know what I do? I smile. – Chris McCormack I love sport comeback stories. Jonny Brownlee’s recent victory came at the perfect time. It was inspiring to watch before my Ironman because it was his first World Triathlon Series victory in two years. Jonny had many doubters.  “People have very short […]

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Coeur d’Alene 70.3 – Can’t Lose

Being perfect is not about that scoreboard out there, it’s not about winning.  It’s about you, and your relationship to your family, yourself, and your friends.  Being perfect is about being able to look your friends in the eye, and know that you didn’t let them down because you told them the truth.  And that […]

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Victoria 70.3 – Courage

He who is not courageous to take risks accomplish nothing in life. – Muhammed Ali Nothing in life gives me more butterflies than the days leading up to a big endurance event– especially the first triathlon of the year.   It seemed like it took this long for the first triathlon of the year to arrive: […]

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Mount Rainier Duathlon – Sun’s Out Guns Out

Our inaugural PNW multisport race of the year and first multisport race as Washingtonians took place this past weekend.  We signed up last minute to avoid racing in the rain.  Sun was out and the guns were out on race day. The South King County junkyard dogs: Racing in a different community and on brand […]

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Mercer Island Half Marathon – Humble and Kind

“I know you got mountains to climb, but always stay humble and kind.” – Tim McGraw When you are pursuing a big goal, it is easy to get lost in the mountain that is ahead of you.  One thing I constantly remind myself is not to get distracted by the small, mundane problems that can […]

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