A Future Ironman’s Promise

I may be an aspiring author, but writing from a place of pure vulnerability is not something I practice all that often. Tonight, I'm exercising that right to let my walls down. Tonight, I'm taking the time to speak to my shortcomings and my strivings, to be still when hours of training and mental challenges … Continue reading A Future Ironman’s Promise

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Finish Line Report: Hotter ‘N Hell 100 Miles

Many talk about the heat and relentless winds. Most athletes train well enough for the dozens of miles of asphalt and barren country views. But few riders can ever be fully prepared for the Hotter 'N Hell hundred mile bike ride. On August 25th, 2018, I was one of thousands of cyclists taken by surprise … Continue reading Finish Line Report: Hotter ‘N Hell 100 Miles

Buffalo Springs 70.3 Race Report and Lessons to Practice

Hey bloggers and friendly followers! I just wanted to give you all a quick update after my Half-Ironman in Lubbock. This was my second year in a row competing in the Buffalo Springs Lake Ironman 70.3 race, and it was a fantastic personal outing with just the right level of challenging race conditions. I am … Continue reading Buffalo Springs 70.3 Race Report and Lessons to Practice

Full Circle: On the Road to Buffalo Springs 70.3

My first 70.3 is waiting. Hours of training and braving the weather and bonding with new teammates has brought me here to this one day: the Buffalo Springs Half-Ironman on June 26, 2016. This is my new horizon. I'm looking back today, reflecting on the underlying and arcane drive that's help me push myself to this new … Continue reading Full Circle: On the Road to Buffalo Springs 70.3