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Boulder Ironman 70.3 Race (turned to hard training day) Report

It has been 4 months already since Panama 70.3, it feels like an eternity. I was hoping for Ironman Boulder 70.3 to be a good race for me in preparation for the full Boulder Ironman on August 3rd, but it was not to be. If you have been reading this blog you know that I […]

Alpe D’Huez and Les Deux Alpes Climb

The first time I visited Grenoble, was after I met my then girlfriend, now wife, Christelle. It was in 2006 right after I had graduated from the university. I was very young, naïve and dumb. I remember not liking France much; I couldn’t speak one word of French, even though I had taken 2 weeks […]

My first bike race (Time Trial)…that was not to be.

Ok, ok, I know that a Time Trial is not a real bike race, but (USAC) United States Cycling is the governing body that puts together this race and you don’t have to swim or run before or after the race, so in my book that is a bike race. This also means that I […]

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Lily Lake Hike, Colorado. Perfect family trail

Lily Lake Lily Lake Panorama West Side of Lily Lake Getting Started One of the reasons we moved to Colorado was to experience the outdoors. We are very lucky that within an hour or so drive we have excellent hikes that we can enjoy. Christelle has done an excellent job of finding family friendly hikes. […]

My First Ironman (training)

Last post was a little teaser of my experience from my first Ironman. Today I will write about the lessons learned, experiences and how I started training. Going through the training and completing the race is what really got me really hooked in the sport of triathlon. I know it is not easy to get […]

Starting to Blog and starting in Ironman Triathlons

Why I started Blogging I am brand new at blogging, so please be patient as I learn about this new world. The decision to start, didn’t come easy, I thought about it for quite some time and had to justify it somehow. Finally I came up with 4 main reasons: 1. Better way of remembering. […]

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2014 Ironman Panama 70.3 Race Report

Intro This is my first post, I hope you enjoy it, feel free to leave comments also. Before I went to Panama I was most scared of the heat, I kept checking the weather, even twice daily, thinking that maybe it would go down, but even 10 days out it showed 94 degrees every day. […]