Author: McCourt Leadership

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n250vY3-4hw&feature=context-cha] Without Chrissie Wellington in the mix, the women's race in Kona is up for grabs with so many strong women looking for the win. Kevin Mackinnon does a great job of outlining the top contenders which includes most women on the list (as does Tim...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnpFfBn70TU] I'm going to have to agree with contender Meredith Kessler here, I consider myself a pretty tough gal, but I get completely creeped out by the water. Don't get me wrong--I absolutely love open water swimming, but I do not like having my feet touch the bottom...

It's hard not to get a little melancholy about the last race of the season not only because it means the end of the summer, but because you're at the peak of fitness and then you have to shut it down. Not really, but things...

Sometimes when you're racing you forget about the view because of the focus it takes to get up enough speed, watch out for road hazards and avoid other bikers. As you read this, I'll be out in Montauk racing the Mighty Man weekend. But last Saturday...

Beans can be such a wonderful and simple savory meal.  They are not only low in fat and cholesterol, but are a great source of protein. This was a meal prepared in less than 30 minutes.  After sauteing an onion and garlic with a little...

Last weekend was the final push for many professional athletes competing in Kona. A 70.3 is a great tune-up test for Kona. It's long enough to be a great workout but it's much faster than a full-Ironman and requires less recovery.  (for those professional athletes...

[caption id="attachment_1392" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Photo from www.teamtbb.com[/caption] Not only is it surprising that Doc came to London, but that he didn't have clearance to watch the race for the Swiss and had to hole up at a betting bar (which sounded like loads of fun actually and...

Chrissie Wellington's former Team TBB coach Brett Sutton is also the coach of Olympic gold medalist Nicola Spirig. I found one of the most interesting parts of Wellington's autobiography was about her relationship with Sutton. With a controversial past as well as a coaching style...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2B661l_bTc]   Team TBB member Caroline Steffen is poised to be at the top of the podium in Kona this year. She turned pro in 2009 after a short career in professional bike racing. With solid performances in all disciplines, could she be the one to beat...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rimk6m1eaFk] Watch winner Sebastian Kienle pass people on the bike like a rocket in the above video where you can actually see him pushing hard. This strategy didn't blow him up and he powered through to a race course record with last years' champion Craig Alexander...