• Xterra Beaver Creek

    August 17, 2017 Comments (0) Uncategorized

            This race course has never been my favorite, but I was determined to go into it this year with a positive and relaxed attitude. I want to love this race as much as I love Colorado, but I struggle with the altitude every time. I arrived on Thursday with Branden and …

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  • Xterra Victoria Race Report

    August 17, 2017 Comments (0) Uncategorized

    Victoria, B.C. is such a cool place! Traveling there can be difficult because it’s an island, but once you’re there, you’ll love it. The people are friendly and relaxed, the weather was mild with perfect temperature and humidity and the trails were so much fun. The single track was fun and somewhat challenging

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  • Xterra Oak Mountain

    August 16, 2017 Comments (0) Uncategorized

    Race Equipment Setup Swim- Blue Seventy googles and PZ4TX Swim Skin Tri Kit- Hyperthreads one piece tri suit Bike- Orbea Oiz with Stan’s No Tubes Wheels and Sealant, Maxxis Ikon tires, Rotor Cranks with In Power Meter Sunglasses- Optic Nerve Vapor with clear lenses Run Shoes- Altra Superior Sunglasses- Optic Nerve

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  • Tahoe Rim Trail 55K Race Report

    July 24, 2017 Comments (0) In the News, Race Report, Trail Running

    I signed up for this race in the middle of last year. It is a lottery so you have to register early and hope you are chosen to compete.  Fortunately for me the 55K distance is not too hard to get into.  When I looked at my race season I didn’t really put all my …

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  • Carson Epic Race Report

    July 17, 2017 Comments (0) In the News, Race Report

    Patience.  I think if I came away with anything from this race it was learning to be patient when it comes to gains in fitness. The race, The Carson City Epic was something I was targeting all year.  I signed up for the 35mile race and trained for it.  I hadn’t raced a mountain bike …

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  • May and June race and training review

    July 3, 2017 Comments (0) Spartan Race, Uncategorized

    Hello everyone! I try to do a post every month but training and time gets away from me and it ends up being 2 months…I apologize. A lot of things have happened in the past 2 months (good and bad)! Training in May went very well and I finally went to a race in somewhat …

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  • Silver State 50K 2017 Race Report

    June 14, 2017 Comments (0) In the News, Race Report, Trail Running

    The Silver State 50/50 is one of my favorite races. Not only is it basically in my backyard but I know many of the people from the Silver State Striders who organize the race and they are truly great people who want to put on a great race.  This was the 32nd year of this …

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  • World’s Toughest Half – The 3rd Act

    May 30, 2017 Comments (2) In the News, Race Report

    Looks like it’s going to be a gorgeous Friday, and an even better Memorial Day! I hope you have BBQ plans, pool plans, friend plans, nap plans, and hopefully some exercise plans. I recently wrapped up my 3rd World’s Toughest Half in Auburn, CA, quite realistically named for being one of the most brutal (if

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  • March and April race and training report

    May 7, 2017 Comments (0) Spartan Race, Uncategorized

    Hello all! Sorry it’s been a while but I’ve been so busy with life and haven’t had much time for anything. As of today, my calf injuries have subsided and my training is getting back on track. Over the past 2 months I’ve raced 4 Spartan races and a Half Marathon…. and also became a

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  • Xterra Chile

    April 27, 2017 Comments (0) Uncategorized

    April 2, 2017 After 14 years of competing in triathlon, with 7 of them as a professional trying to make a living, I’ve begun to feel the strain of it a little more than the fun. The sponsorship struggles, the cost/benefit balance, the stress of working other jobs in order to pay for this career/hobby …

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