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?
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
Yesterday World Triathlon Corp, owners of the Ironman, announced a relay division in some of their 70.3 events. Really? Ironman is the marquee name in the world of triathlon. From the World Championship in Kona Hawaii to the 70.3 or Half Ironman races in places like Muncie, IN it's supposed to be the ultimate tests of endurance. … Continue reading Relays in an Ironman event, will it hurt the brand?
Ironman Mooseman 70.3 - 38 DaysIt's getting closer and I am pumped! It's not surprise to to anyone that reads this blog that since we started training for the 2010 Chicago Marathon that we've been shooting video of all the training and racing we've been doing for a documentary.As Mooseman 70.3 approaches I've been reaching … Continue reading Is triathlon an “extreme” sport? An Open Challenge to Monster Energy
I'm comfortable. Ok, I'm comfortable in my training. I've reached the point where I'm not nervous about being able to finish the race, I'm more curious on how FAST I can finish the race. I remember the same feeling training for the Marathon. When I registered (for both the marathon & Mooseman) my only goal … Continue reading Let’s talk about “Race Weight”