June 23rd, 2012 was an important date on my calendar. Not because I was worried about how much sleep I was going to get the night before the Welland half iron triathlon, but because my sister Gloria was signed up for her first ever triathlon. She was competing in the give-it-a-tri. Over the past year, CONTINUE READING
Have you ever raced more than once in a single weekend? How about twice, maybe 3 times?? How does 4 races in one weekend sound?….sounds pretty ridiculous right? Then, let me introduce you to the American Triple-T weekend in Portsmouth, Ohio. The TTT consists of 4 triathlons in 3 days. The breakdown is as follows. CONTINUE READING
Lake Placid is a small village in the Adirondack Mountains with a population of around 2,700 people. The area is absolutely beautiful with plenty of rivers, lakes, mountains, forests and anything an outdoors person could ask for. It was the site of the 1932 as well as the 1980 winter Olympics and has played host to Ironman for the past 12 years.