My favorite Holiday is July 4th. I love BBQs, I love open water swims, I love spending time with family in the middle of the summer. It was an awesome day this year too. My parents were visiting and I was able to get in a solid day of training, plus a nice little bonus […]
This has been among the hardest weeks of my life. I’m facing my first injury of the season, but that’s not my source of stress. A week ago I learned that Bob Havrilak passed away. He had been fighting an aggressive form of myeloma and died from complications. Bob and I became very close friends after his son, Adam, passed away in a motorcycle accident two years ago. I wrote the following as a tribute to Bob and what he meant to me. I’m not sure I could have done all of this without him.
Not everything went right today, but the important stuff did. The race started right on time, and Brian Fleischmann and I were lined up right along the far left side of the deep water start. I was hoping we would start early since they had us lined up in 14 degree water over two minutes […]
This is a video we made at the Olympic Training Center to wish our Mom’s a happy mother’s day.