Ironman Canada 2014: Getcha Popcorn Ready

It was out for the whole world to see.  I had one goal for Ironman Whistler… WIN.  I called my shot. Training for Ironman is tough.  Training to win your age group at an Ironman takes some guts. In the middle of my peak training block I almost quit. I was physically and mentally shattered.  I remember driving […]

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Boise 70.3 – All About That Action, Boss

Boise 70.3… a match up between two of Arizona’s finest looking 25-29 year olds. The Champion- currently ranked #1 (USAT) in the nation as a 25-29 year old with recent podium finishes at Ironman St. George and Oceanside; he vows to “break people” at any cost; weighing in at a bulky 160 lbs with an undefeated streak against Elliot of nearly […]

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Boston Marathon 2014: #ElliotStrong

I had a lot on the line.  Days leading up to the event, the smack talk on Facebook began. The bet was placed: I’d have to evacuate from Arizona and grow a beard if I didn’t break three hours. I had to perform… or I could lose everything. Training: Preparing for the Boston Marathon was […]

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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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2013 Ironman World Championship: Livin’ the Dream

Live the dream.  No matter what the day brought my top priority was to thoroughly enjoy my first trip to the Ironman World Championship. The hype and history behind this race is incredible.  Racing or spectating, it’s the place to be if you’re involved in triathlon.  The amount of excitement and happiness I felt when I […]

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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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Ironman Canada – A Dream Come True

Believe. That was the key piece of the puzzle when accomplishing my dream goal of qualifying for the Ironman World Championship.  Physically, I know I could do it.  I knew I had the capabilities of being on the podium at an Ironman event.  I put in all the work and trained harder than anyone I […]

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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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Ironman St. George 70.3 – Fiddle Sticks

The truth is, fiddle sticks happen us every day. I have found how big of a deal you make your fiddle sticks determines how big a fiddle stick it really is.” – Linsey Corbin This was a tough report for me to write. I trashed it several times. I realized it would be silly to […]

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First Tri of 2013 – Marquee International

Last weekend I got to work out some of the kinks before my big race in three weeks… Ironman St. George. I couldn’t miss out on another Red Rock Company event so I signed up for Marquee International triathlon.  It was a huge triathlon weekend in Tempe, with the USAT Collegiate National Championships going on […]

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