2013 Reflections – What a year!

2013 has been an incredibly influential year for me.  In my first full season with QT2 I completed roughly 150 miles in the water, 6,000 miles+ on the bike (most of which solo on the trainer in my apartment) and well over 1000 miles on the run (many in the deep frigid snows of Buffalo). …

Life in the Comfort Zone

Throughout my career in the sport of Ironman, and particularly this last year, I’ve found that training can be broken down into two sensations, comfort and discomfort.  Large volume (to the amateur age grouper) has taught me to tolerate sitting in the saddle for up to 7 hours then getting off the bike to run…

Crossroads

Back when I was in school it was always my number one dream to become a collegiate athlete.  I idolized them for the way they looked, how they carried themselves, and most of all what they stood for, walking around in their varsity blues.  So when the opportunity came up I was always in the…

2014 Race Schedule

2013       70.3 Worlds Las Vegas NV Half Iron 8-Sep LA Triathlon Los Angeles CA Olympic 29-Sep Rock and Roll   Half Los Angeles CA Half Marathon 27-Oct         2014       Surf City Half Hungtington Beach CA Half Marathon 2-Feb LA Marathon Los Angeles CA Full Marathon 9-Mar…

Only 2 weeks to go!!!

It was about this time last week I was really starting to get excited about all the cool summer activities I had coming up.  First Boston to see my sister graduate from Law School, then Placid for a mini training trip, Eagleman shortly after, and I had just signed up for QT2 Lake Placid camp…