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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...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJNpn7G43vc] With so many strong contenders this weekend, it's hard to pick someone that clearly comes out on top on the men's side. We all know former 3-time champion Crowie never comes to the start line thinking he can lose. After a not so...

[youtube=http://youtu.be/zngfrjxn3N0]   Macca, poised for the win, had an incredibly disappointing Kona that ended in a DNF early on the bike. He says in a great interview on Triathlon Competitor, "I was useless on race day and it just didn’t correlate to where I was in my...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yeW4DaiN5lo] I race with love. That was the mantra that I held on race day … I asked my  friends and families and sponsors to say something about love when they saw me  on the race course, to remind me why I’m out there. To remind me...

[caption id="attachment_1428" align="alignleft" width="640"] Sunset Beach, Oahu - March 2012[/caption] "Go on be my guest, go listen to the take it easy preachers, train smart not hard, but I’ll guarantee you this, you will watch the real men, who like the feel of the burn, who...

As anticipated, the Brownlee brothers hit the podium 1st and 3rd with allstar Javier Gomez taking second. One wonders if younger brother Jonathan might have caught Gomez if he hadn't had to spend 15 seconds in what the Brits call 'the naughty box.' Also, a...

[caption id="attachment_1203" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Photo by Christian Jansky from Austria 70.3 in May 2012[/caption] It's been said that Caroline Steffen is the next heir to the crown of Chrissie Wellington.  At the hot and humid Philippines 70.3, the race for second was more exciting as Steffen...

The outcome of your day does not have to change just because circumstances arise that make you alter your plan. If the outcome does change, but you have dealt with and overcome what race day has thrown at you in the best way you could...