Category Archives: Events

Team Redeem Rides Again!

There are some things in life that come easy and there are some you have to work for and yearn for and keep after.  I am partially through realizing a dream that has taken quite some time but the icing … Continue reading

Posted in Dreams, Events, Ironman | 2 Comments

The Blog Thing

My but it’s been a while.  Many things have happened and many have not.  My ass, for example, is at least as big as it ever was if not a twee bigger.  I was not diligent about doing my rehab exercises, did … Continue reading

Posted in Events, It's All About Me, say what? | 4 Comments

Rumble Eve

It’s 7:00 PM the night before my big race and I’m ready to rumble.  Like everyone who endeavors  to traverse 140.6 miles all in a row broken up into a 2.4 miles swim, a 112 mile bike ride and a … Continue reading

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Last  weekend when my friend Harold and I rode from Stinson Beach to Marshall and back we encountered a group of people riding with California Bicycling Adventures.   I looked at this one guy’s pannier bedecked bike and noticed he had … Continue reading

Posted in Accolades, Cycling, Events, Inspiration, Pain and Suffering | 14 Comments

Monday Monday – It’s All About the Win/Win

I had such a fantastic weekend that I’m not sure I can convey its greatness.  I had the opportunity to do things that made me feel strong and capable and to see things I’d done make others feel strong and … Continue reading

Posted in Accolades, community, Cycling, Events, Ironman, Monday Monday, Racing, Technology, training, triathlon, Tribute, True Love | 9 Comments

Sharkfest 2009 – aka Suckfest

This year was the 17th annual Sharkfest swim from Alcatraz.  For me it was the 3rd annual.  I signed up for it immediately when registration went on-line last Sept or Oct because I just couldn’t wait to do it again!  … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Lessons Learned, Swimming | 14 Comments

Vineman 2009 – A Little Visit to Hell

Every race is a learning experience and this one was no exception.  On Friday night we went to the pre-race talk with the Pros and heard Joanna Zeiger (among others) speak.  The MC talked about how she had had one … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Monday Monday, Pain and Suffering, Racing, triathlon | 11 Comments