21 02, 2017

❤️ Taupo To Taupo ❤️

February 21st, 2017|

TAUPO TO TAUPO: In 2016, it was rewarding and memorable to start the year off in Taupo in March and end the year back there again in December.  In between, there was some ample injury struggle to navigate through, as we ALL do at times, in effort to heal and get back to

7 12, 2016

Ironman Arizona in Review

December 7th, 2016|

2016 IRONMAN ARIZONA: A Quick Video, Race Recap and Post Race Speech 3 MINUTE POST RACE INTERVIEW discussing: *IMAZ *2016 INJURY *Remainder of 2016 *2017 Plans  Summarized Race Recap: Post Race Podcast (A LONGER listen!) with MILE HIGH ENDURANCE:  IRONMAN ARIZONA 2016 Awards Speech: Disclaimer:  I write how I

13 02, 2016

Ironman Taupo 70.3 & the Breathtaking Poronui Lodge

February 13th, 2016|

When my husband, Aaron, and I found out that Ironman Auckland 70.3 in January was being relocated to Taupo, New Zealand in December we were of course sad to see it leave the beautiful iconic city yet also elated that another race was in Taupo, our home away from home! We

4 01, 2016

The Triathlon Roller Coaster

January 4th, 2016|

Another triathlon long distance racing season is coming to a close and, of course - for everyone, there were many ups and several downs. This is why we, as triathletes, enjoy the sport so much; you run through a whole range of emotions each and every training session and race. We are constantly reaching for that

25 11, 2015

The Benefits of a Professional Triathlon Union

November 25th, 2015|

I need to ask one question to professional triathletes: Do you like the current state of affairs in our sport? If you are perfectly content with how the sport is run, your income levels, no problems with officials or start times, like the point system, like the barriers to entry to become a pro, satisfied

15 04, 2015

Home Is Where The Heart Is

April 15th, 2015|

The trip of a lifetime came to fruition as we were preparing the race schedule for 2015; travel to Dubai for a 70.3, Taupo, New Zealand for an Ironman the next week and back to San Francisco. Fly around the world and compete in two events within three weeks. Doable and rewarding, knowing

2 02, 2015

New Year, Fresh Season!

February 2nd, 2015|

  Happy New Year to everyone! We enjoyed a really wonderful holiday season with our families and friends - this is NEVER taken for granted! Our visit to Ohio was wonderful and we very much enjoyed ringing in the New Year with the crew! Job wise, we ended 2014 with Ironman Arizona and

29 01, 2014

Impact Lives: 2014 Annual Challenged Athlete Foundation Cycling Challenge!

January 29th, 2014|

2014 Annual Challenged Athlete Foundation Cycling Challenge – at SHIFT Cycling Studio in San Francisco, CA The spirit and generosity of the Challenged Athletes Foundation is something to value and take pride in being a part of as much as possible. It is so moving to be able to help individuals overcome their

26 07, 2013

The Power of Positivity

July 26th, 2013|

  One of many main things in life that I never underestimate or devalue is - The Power of Positivity.  I really believe this allows you to truly avoid riding the ‘sucky’ bus which - as we know - is never an enriching ride. While I also really believe that the power of

25 05, 2013

Stepping into Spring – St. George 70.3, Columbia 5150, Life – in pics!

May 25th, 2013|

  It's been a fantastic few months filled with lots of family, friends, love, fun and racing. Per usual, will let the pictures tell the story as I seem to capture life through those more than words can truly describe! A quick recap of St. George: Heading into St. George - race week