Author: McCourt Leadership

Two statements were made at Lake Stevens.  On the men's side, Ironman veteran Aussie Chris Legh made his statement with a race best run to win over Tim O'Donnell by 20 seconds, proving that older doesn't necessarily mean slower. Trevor Wurtele came in exactly 1 minute behind Legh for third. The second...

From the mountains of Switzerland to Wine Country in California, there are many Ironman Champions racing this weekend.  Watch for new mom and multiple Ironman Champion Bella Bayliss to test her post-baby fitness in Ironman Switzerland while hometown favorite Mathias Hecht will be looking to...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9JwVukxKDY]   Rachel Joyce not only wins Challenge Roth but is now crowned the European ETU Champion. (along with a sweet additional prize of 9,200 Euro for the win)  Even though she says that her training has had ups and down, she just keeps getting stronger and I...

The important thing in life is not victory but combat;  it is not to  have vanquished but to have fought well. Pierre de Coubertin - Founder of the modern Olympic Games ...

[caption id="attachment_1115" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo from Ironman.com[/caption] The Rhode Island 70.3 saw Ironman champion Cait Snow (and American hopeful for Kona) take first place in classic speedster style on the run.  The comeback story of the day was that the leader of the race until the...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGLXG7OBxhg] As the leader in KPR points, this is what Caroline Steffen (AKA "Xena") is saying as she heads to Frankfurt this weekend, "Many of the ladies I will face again in Kona this year so this is a great opportunity to see where I am...

Linsey Corbin raced spectacularly against hard charging Erika Csomor of Hungry for a hard fought win at Ironman Austria. Chris McCormack would tell you that's it's so important to race the European circuit to change up your competition. Unfortunately, the race was only between Csomor...

Remember earlier this season I said to watch for Faris Al Sultan in Kona? Well, by spanking the men's field by just over 10 minutes at 8:11:31, one could say that he's a threat to the podium this year and is hungry. Daniel Fontana took...

This meal was inspired by a hankering for the love of the cashew cream sauce I learned about through a fellow blogger as well as some beautiful baby squash I picked up at the Farmer's Market. This pasta would also go great with a meat protein should you...