An open letter to Lance Armstrong

Dear Lance, How have you been? Oh wait, that's a silly question isn't it. It's silly because not a day goes by that I don't see your name in an article about nothing, where you say you've done nothing. Honestly, I don't care if you did or didn't. Because the out come has no effect … Continue reading An open letter to Lance Armstrong

Still time to race Bigfoot Tri

As of yesterday there were only 130 spots left in RAM Racing's Bigfoot Triathlon in Lake Geneva WI. Bigfoot is a great course with a swim in beautiful Lake Geneva, a ride through rural farm roads and a run through a state park. Sounds pretty great right? Well it is. So pack up your gear … Continue reading Still time to race Bigfoot Tri

What will WTC do with Lance?

It's currently 9:15am in Chicago. The triathlon world is expecting to hear comments in about an hour from World Triathlon Corp, owners of the Ironman brand, regarding Lance Armstrong's newest round of doping allegations. The initial word was that Lance has been banned from competition. But according to a great article on Slowtwitch, banned isn't … Continue reading What will WTC do with Lance?

Ironman Florida 70.3 Race Report

My season FINALLY started on Sunday. I have to admit I wasn't 100% excited about it in the weeks leading up to the race. For about a month I was suffering from training burnout. Just thinking about the workouts wore me out & I did a lot of slacking. On top of traveling for the … Continue reading Ironman Florida 70.3 Race Report

WTC, Doping and Juan Pelota

When it comes to Lance Armstrong's credibility, I flip flop like I'm running for office. Part of me wants to believe that everything he has accomplished as an athlete came from nothing but hard work and dedication to his sport. Then there's the other part of me that thinks there has to be some truth … Continue reading WTC, Doping and Juan Pelota

Amateur athletes and doping, do you care?

I was reading LAVA magazine yesterday and the Editor's Note on page 12 really stood out to me. Editor Brad Clup wrote about Performance Enhancing Drugs in Triathlon. He mentions an article he was trying to write years back about PEDs that he didn't finish. The interesting part to Brad was that of the 12 … Continue reading Amateur athletes and doping, do you care?