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Deuces Wild 70.3: The Hunted

Rewind to last April at the Bartlett Lake Olympic triathlon-  I gapped my #1 trash talker, Adam Folts, on the bike by six minutes and he almost caught me on the 10k run.  After the near embarrassment, I really focused on my run and lost some of my baby fat. His trash talk began early and often for […]

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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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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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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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Phoenix Marathon: Like a Boss

A little tidbit before I begin: Three years ago, I ran my first marathon barely breaking the 4:30 barrier.  It was a huge accomplishment at the time just to finish and run 26.2 miles.  It still is one of my proudest moments crossing the line at my first marathon.  I’ve trained hard the past three […]

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Skirt Chaser 5k – Shorty Got Swagger

I decided to double down last Saturday– 10k in the morning and Skirt Chaser 5K in the afternoon. I coasted in for the overall win at Susan’s Cancer 10k run at Kiwanis Park. Time for the big event of the day: Red Rock’s Skirt Chaser 5k.  It was a beautiful, sunny day out, I got to […]

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PF Chang’s Half Marathon: Montana Made Mojo

I wasn’t intending to race at all.  My run training has been very minimal the last several weeks. I was bummed seeing all my AZ friends racing.  Then, Linsey tweeted that she’d be running the half too.  Now, I’m really bummed. I drive to Phoenix Saturday afternoon to pick up my bib number, still undecided whether […]

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