1504, 2015

Home Is Where The Heart Is

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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 that there […]

202, 2015

New Year, Fresh Season!

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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 Challenge Bahrain and decided […]

2901, 2014

Impact Lives: 2014 Annual Challenged Athlete Foundation Cycling Challenge!

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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 personal hardships to […]

2607, 2013

The Power of Positivity

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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 positivity allows you […]

2505, 2013

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

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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 had already been a winning […]

1903, 2013

Culture, Grace, Gratitude – Taupo: Ironman New Zealand

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Taupo is such an amazing place….a haven full of timeless culture, genuine welcoming people and home of the most historic Ironman race which is surrounded by this priceless -nearly transparent lake – we just LOVE Taupo and we were SO excited to come back again this year.

It was a delight to see that the weather […]

2102, 2013

2013: We are excited for you!

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Happy New Year to all ~ !!

Life has been great to us so far in 2013 – some quick highlights include:

Enjoying the holidays with our family and friends in Ohio – the best.

Finishing our manuals: LIFE OF A TRIATHLETE ( – we are fine-tuning/editing + hope to launch some time in mid-Spring.  Thank you for […]

1012, 2012


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For the past year since our studio moved locations, I have been meticulously staring at these two nails at eye level in front of me at Velo SF while on the trainer. Since we do about 90% of my cycling training in there, it ends up being a lot of […]

3010, 2012

KONA – Keep On Nurturing Aspiration

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To my fantastic sponsors, friends and family:

Thank you so much for all the relentless support and dedication in helping to set me up for success coming into the World Championships and for the entire season – I really am so very grateful.  Everything you all supported me with was absolutely perfect, appreciated, valued…and I could […]

710, 2012

The Vampire Den: Crashes that Bite

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Last update I wrote I was ‘high-fiving angels’ coming off a fun and rewarding Vineman weekend….thrilled to report that while it may be for different reasons, I’m still slapping fives with those angels as I feel lucky to be alive and able to race again.

A couple weeks after Vineman, we were in LA for Matt’s […]