As important as being successful for me athletically is, it is more important for me to be successful as a person.
I really geek out about running shoes. I tend to get a bit fussy about mine. Because of this flaw, trait, or whatever you would label it, I tend to usually have a pretty good understanding about the current offerings out there for us runners. One part of running shoes I have neglected to research though is the laces. Considering… Read more →
My wife and I were on the bike trainer watching the DVD of the 1995 Hawaii Ironman as Paula Newby Fraser set out on her last Ironman. She had declared this would be her last Ironman. She had won six and on this day she had a ten minute lead on the run on her way to her seventh. But… Read more →
Show me the guy who fears no evil because he’s the baddest dude in the valley of death, and the woman who climbs El Capitan before breakfast. You think they’re fearless? Tougher than a Deca Ironman? I’d have to agree. But I think I did something scarier and tougher than either of them. Little old me. Miss forty-five-year-old can’t-do-no-better-than-a-half-ironman, me.
I risked everything for love.
I work as a Licensed Psychotherapist, I play as an Ironman triathlete. I am also a former Stand-Up Comic. That about sums up my life and my philosophy; do meaningful work, enjoy your body, and laugh, a lot. How would my triathlon coaching differ from other triathlon coaches? Simple. I want to consider your whole mental and emotional… Read more →
My vision started changing gradually and one would think it was just part of the aging process but by 2006, it would be diagnosed as a retina disease. I am fortunate to have found a retina specialist who is also a triathlete so, although I was advised to stop driving, I was never advised to stop triathlon. I continued to do my races in the age group division with some challenges but it was a trip to Hawaii 70.3 in 2010 when I finally found that my vision had changed to a point that I could not safely do a race without assistance.
Click Here to Buy Now By Annapolis Triathlon Club member Michael Ryan I’ll admit it; I’m a junkie, a tech-junkie. I love technology, especially when it comes to sports. I’ve been mountain biking or road cycling for about 15 years and for a good portion of that, I’ve been using a Garmin Edge 500 to track my rides. Last year I jumped… Read more →