Category Archives: Swimming

How to Complete an Ironman Race – Specifically, Ironman Louisville

One more post about Ironman and then I’ll give it a rest, I promise. I’ve started this post a couple of times and what I realize is I don’t have a lot to tell you. I completed Ironman Louisville 2014 … Continue reading

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Ironman Louisville – Old Man River

In my last post I mentioned that I arrived in Louisville on Wednesday evening. The race was the following Sunday. What I didn’t mention was that I tried to never be seen without a water in my hand. I determined … Continue reading

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Stockton Lake Triathlon-Gettin’ Mushy on the Dam

Wow! A lot has happened since I last blogged. Well, a lot relative to my level of activity. Sometimes we bloggers are a little like those 70s singer-song writers. We got to write about every little thing that happens to … Continue reading

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Viva Las Vegas! or, Working Out in Paradise

Last week I was in fabulous Las Vegas. Don’t despair, this isn’t a pretentious travel blog. Lord knows we have enough of those. So I won’t bore you with the details of where I stayed and what I thought of … Continue reading

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Kansas 70.3 – The Last 69.1 Miles

To read about my neurotic thoughts before and during the Kansas 70.3 swim, click here. For an exciting account of how I rode my bike 56 miles and then ran a half marathon, find a good writer to write it and … Continue reading

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Ironman Kansas 70.3 2014 – Redeemed, How I Love to Proclaim It!

After the major fail that was the KC Triathlon last month, meaning getting pulled from the water because of the cold, I felt like I needed to do something that proved I could finish a triathlon swim. Happy to say … Continue reading

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Failure Is an Option (apparently) – Kansas City Triathlon

This blog would not be honest if I didn’t mention the most embarrassing failures of my triathlon efforts. This entry is an attempt to keep this blog honest. If you are going to swim the English Channel you have to … Continue reading

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