Leanda Cave Tag

[caption id="attachment_3337" align="alignnone" width="640"] Lucy & Me 2013[/caption] This week I'm the featured on trisports.com for my blog post about the importance of sunscreen. Please check out the post and "Like" it for me. Also know you can use my discount code (EMCCOURT) for...

[caption id="attachment_2981" align="aligncenter" width="515"] Photo by Rocky Arroyo [/caption] This past weekend marked the official start of the Ironman season with races in San Francisco, Abu Dhabi and Taupo, New Zealand. After face planting on the sand stairs and thinking she broke her nose, Heather...

I am so honored to be able to announce that this year I am part of the 2013 Trisports.com Team of Champions! Thank you readers for being part of my inspiration and support in this endeavor. I'll be wearing their cool race kit and as...

I am so honored to be able to announce that this year I am part of the 2013 Trisports.com Team of Champions! Thank you readers for being part of my inspiration and support in this endeavor. I'll be wearing their cool race kit and as...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Lkw3SNxN44] In the last miles of the race, when the voice is at the door knocking in my head, you tell yourself, ‘Don’t go there.’ The truth is, we all go there – but the best in the sport find some way to ignore those negative...

[caption id="attachment_2581" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo from slowtwitch.com[/caption] In a race that included the new queen of Kona (Leanda Cave) and multiple Ironman winner Meredith Kessler, the field in Arizona on Sunday was stacked. But Linsey Corbin patiently waited until mile 19 of the run (after a...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtM64f6inEE&feature=related]   I know I have to use my swim and bike—those are my weapons—but I know now that  you win the race in Kona by being the smartest, not by changing any element of  your race. Leanda Cave - Ironman World Champion 2012...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pUtH6IE8JKU]   In spectacular fashion and just a few weeks after winning the 70.3 World Championship in Las Vegas, Leanda Cave stayed strong all day to finish the Ironman World Championship in winning style even with serving a 4 minute penalty on the bike. (Both Caroline Steffen...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8N1UWBCYM0] I have a really ugly green towel that I like to put under my bike in transition--I call it my lucky-towel.  Also, my accupuncturist told me to breathe 9 times in through the nose and out the mouth because 9 is an auspicious number and...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLwzL9Ip5n0] 10 Reasons You're A Triathlete 1. You wear compression socks (hot pink!) and you don't care how ridiculous it looks with your outfit.  You kind of enjoy people scratching their heads at you at the airport. 2. You keep an extra set of running clothes, shoes, swim cap,...