Ironman Athlete

I decided to switch things up this year and I am excited to announce that I have been chosen to be a member of Team Betty 2015 of Betty Designs. It's quite an honor to be a member of a group of bad ass women...

This is one of my favorite weeks of the year, and one year I'm going to be spending it LIVE in Kona either as a racer or volunteer.  I love all the hard work and grit it takes to get to this penultimate event. I'm...

I thank Move Eat Create for this post about Inernational Women's Day and in celebration I'll mention some fabulously inspiring women that have made a difference in Triathlon: 1. Paula Newby- Frasier 2. Chrissie Wellington 3. Natasha Badmann 4. Erin Baker 5. Loretta Harrop 6. Emma Snowstill 7. Mirinda Carfrae 8. Sarah Reinertsen Whether...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYsmOSZzWgA We're just over 2 weeks away from the big dance in Kona! So far, two race favorites are out: Chris McCormack has mono and Mary Beth Ellis has a broken collar bone. Who will rise to the top? I can't wait!...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TjVbd1dVO8] I was really happy to see that Yvonne Van Vlerken, the flying Dutchwoman, finally saw all her hard work culminate into a win at Ironman Florida last weekend. Mirinda Carfrae had said earlier in the week that she wasn't feeling quite up to form, but by finishing...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=il_0auG8y_M] Eimear Mullan is making Irish history with a stellar year, first with the win at the UK 70.3 and now as Ireland's and her first Ironman win. She entered the run with a 13 minute deficit on American Amanda Stevens, but steadily made her way through the...

[caption id="attachment_1161" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo from https://twitter.com/Mirindacarfrae[/caption]   Mirinda Carfrae's motto is a quote from Steve Prefountaine: “To give less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.”  ...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cM-_LV_b5PI] A dominating performance by Andy Potts for the win in Lake Placid with a margin of 31:42 over second place Pete Jacobs who needed to validate his Kona slot. Romain Guillaume came in third. Potts said that he was not only pleased with this performance but...

[caption id="attachment_1129" align="aligncenter" width="333"] Photo by Finisherpix on IronmanLive.com[/caption] Six-time Ironman Switzerland winner Ronnie Schildknecht managed a race best bike with a crash, slipping and sliding in wet conditions and merely described it as something the Tour riders experience every day.  (At least there were no carpet tacks...