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[caption id="attachment_3412" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Pure Joy![/caption] There is nothing like a photo like this, by Nils Nilson, that captures pure joy, that joy that's like Olympian joy of winning a medal. Luke Bell proved today that his first Ironman win in Australia was no fluke. ...

[caption id="attachment_3405" align="aligncenter" width="240"] Dara at EH YMCA - August 2013[/caption] "The Water Doesn't Know How Old You Are!" Dara Torres-Olympian...

[caption id="attachment_3405" align="aligncenter" width="240"] Dara at EH YMCA - August 2013[/caption] "The Water Doesn't Know How Old You Are!" Dara Torres-Olympian...

My thoughts before a big race are usually pretty simple. I tell myself: Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you'll win...

My thoughts before a big race are usually pretty simple. I tell myself: Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you'll win...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZzn2F3_FL0] Mostly I'm a purist and don't use an iPod to run and never on the bike. But sometimes on a long run, I'll treat myself to the iPod for the back 1/2 of the run depending on how I've chosen to loop. (I have...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0W_WTFASVCU] On a hilly course I remind myself: You're light as a feather - Keep it together! Going downhill I remind myself: Push your pace! (I do this in the later part of the run and when I feel like my swim is...

Eagleman was a tremendously fun race and already I'm putting it on my calendar for next year---it's flat and fast, the food choices are fantastic in all price ranges and the drive to get there is pretty darn easy. The weather was really rainy and...