Mirinda Carfrae Tag

With the Ironman World Championship just one month from today, I wanted to post a quirky interview with the current World Champ -  Australian Mirinda 'Rinny' Carfrae, who you can count on for fighting hard to retain her crown. Do you think she'll chick all...

There are so many strong women in the field, it's hard to decide if you root for one or all of them! Wouldn't it be wild if Natasha Badmann used her super smile and super skill to beat them all at 46? I...

[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=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=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=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...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7krRJcn2eo] With the World Championships less than a week away, you can bet that the excitement in Kailua-Kona is building, that Lava Java is packed and that triathletes from all over the world are getting ready for the chance of a lifetime. It's interesting to hear...