raised the tape

The day started good. I felt hyped up and ready to go.  I was using the Chattanooga race as a tune-up for the Brazil Championship coming up May 31. From the Start The swim started in the Tennessee River.  I managed to make it to the swim start on time,...
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First Trip to Australia

Melbourne, Australia is far from Clermont, Florida.  The flight was about 20 hours, but thankfully, I enjoy flying and traveling.  I flew in a week early and stayed in Melbourne with a friend and that extra time allowed me to become acquainted with the town.  I found that the people...
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race experience, good or bad, improving skills at pro level

Clermont offers a lot of elite training opportunity and terrific training weather.  I moved to the city of Clermont, Florida about a month ago and have enjoyed some really great training while meeting new friends and training groups.  The Clermont training came in handy for competing in this year’s Ironman...
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Ironman Wisconsin, college town course

The Ironman Wisconsin was held in the state’s capital city of Madison, which is a fun college town with great, healthy organic eating, cool city bikes being rode all over town, and lots of energy all around.  Some said it was as good as Kona.  I have to say it...
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Clermont, Florida Bound

I wanted to write a blog post on my move to share my excitement and why I am relocating to Clermont, Florida. Clermont, Florida is located in Central Florida just west of Orlando and north of Disney World.  I am excited about my move to Clermont because it gives me...
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