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Breaking Barriers Paincation in Tucson

  The crew at PBM Coaching (including my coach, Kurt Perham) hosted a “Breaking Barriers” training camp in Tucson, AZ this March.  It was full of pain, sweat, laughter, sunburn, Whole Foods trips, pizza eating, Peeps, Skittles, broken chairs, new friendships, super negative TSB values, and a whole lot of bitching from Joe. The rules of tri camp were […]

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Ellie Wins Fittest Durapulse Athlete

I participated in the Durapulse “Functional Fitness Challenge” this past week.  My coach created this competition to determine the fittest all around athlete in six grueling days of strength and endurance events.  There were nine total events.  Though it was a “friendly” challenge, it brought the competitive nature out of all of us.  There was […]

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Kona 2013: Celebrating with Ohana

After going beast mode in Canada and earning a coveted slot to the Ironman World Championship, I took all the pressure off myself.  All the hard work had been done. My goal was to enjoy every single moment during my first trip to the Big Island.  Kona was icing on the cake, my reward, for […]

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A Miracle in McNary

I had many great dates with my P3.  We danced up Mt. Lemmon and went on many memorable rides together.  I rode her to the 70.3 Ironman World Championships, three Ironmans, and several podium finishes.  We shared many laughs, pain, sweat, hardships, and saddle sores together.  I will miss you Tekka Maki. Me love you […]

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2013 Racing and ONE Elite Team

2012 was a breakthrough year – Boston Marathon, Ironman 70.3 World Championship, placing at a WTC 70.3 Ironman, and a sub 3 hour marathon. I couldn’t be happier with my improvements across the board.  I’m going back to Ironman distance in 2013.  I’m all in at Ironman Canada with one goal on my mind — Kona.   Gonna […]

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Ironman AZ 2012 – ‘C’ Stands for Champion

With Ironman AZ fast approaching I needed to do something epic to help Linsey Corbin get a win on my home turf.  I could cheer as loud as possible , but something extra was needed.  I needed to go above and beyond the call of spectator duties.  My friends Kris, Mindy, and Angi held a […]

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10 Things New About Me

A month and half after Vegas, and I’m back at it. 10 things new about me: 1. I have my “A” races mostly planned for next year: Ironman Canada (Whistler), Ironman Boise (or St. George), and Phoenix Marathon. I’m setting the bar high next year. I want to pull off the trifecta: Boston qualify, Vegas […]

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My Top 10 of 2011

2011 was fun. No injuries. Lots of races. Several Linsey encounters. Here’s my top 10 of 2011: #10- EPIC training workouts. Two rides stick out above the rest. 1) May 28th- 161 mile solo ride training for Ironman Coeur D’alene (Fountain Hills, to Bartlett Lake, to Mesa,  a Usery Loop and back)… almost 8,000 feet […]

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A Dream Come True – Ironman AZ 2011

On Sunday I watched my first Ironman since I began this sport in 2009. Race Week:  I was super excited because 1) I could catch up with all my triathlon buddies, 2) I had tons of friends and teammates racing, 3) the weather was going to be awesome, and 4) my girl, Linsey Corbin, was […]

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The #1 Linsey Corbin Fan

There has been recent speculation on my commitment to being the #1 LC fan.  There have been many doubts lately… and many accusations that I have lost my #1 ranking.  These accusations are bogus. Here is a list I’ve made that proves I am the NUMBER ONE Linsey Corbin fan. Warning. Creeper mode:  ON #10: My […]

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