Life Is Good

In the past year I haven’t posted much outside of race reports. It is a combination of reasons, mainly that I have been extremely pressed for time, and that my attitude toward racing was pretty crappy (if you don’t have anything nice to say…). Both of those factors have changed this year, and now I […]

Pietermaritzburg Para-Cycling World Cup

After Ironman 70.3 World Champs I stayed in Germany and spent a solid week riding my bike. I was nervous. After hearing Aaron’s stories from the summer’s world cups in Europe I wasn’t sure how I would handle road racing on a tandem. I was pretty confident in the time trial, but piloting a tandem […]

Training Camp

In August I moved away from the Olympic Training Center. I spent three years there, and took a lot of things for granted. This week I’m heading back for my Spring Break, and I intend to appreciate everything – even if the weather ends up being just as cold as Chicago. Aside from the mountains […]

Chicago Cold

This past week has been brutal. I just don’t think that growing up in Seattle can prepare one for the feeling of frozen eyeballs one gets trying to ride their bike 3 blocks to the pool at 5:30am. I feel like a wimp saying this, but I’m second guessing the intelligence of enrolling in an […]