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14:27:01 Ironman Wisconsin Finish Time

Race report to follow in a few days.  Just to keep you interested...the black eye should heal soon!  Wondering what happened?  Check this out to amuse yourself in the meantime...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3S0wu4Zbfk More

The Authentic Race Plan

I am packed and ready to go...I had no idea how much crap there was to organize for an Ironman!  I wish I could take the minimalist approach and not pack a damn thing but there are too many variables when you could be out exercising for 17 hours.  I can't even imagine the prep required for an Ultra!  At this point my special needs bags have ... More

Lost at Sea

We make it to Madison after the drive from hell (Coach is now Tier Y), where it is gray and gloomy with impending thunderstorms.   I decide that I will get a swim in on the course.  We pull up and as we are walking to the entrance I notice that the lake is WHITECAPPING!  It's a lake in the middle of Wisconsin...not the friggin ocean!&n... More

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Things to do while Tapering!

Use your spare time to make a video of your partner playing with her pet hummingbirds.  I only wish I was kidding...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7bSqf2P6AE More

Race Plan: The Dark Side

Night before have a steak dinner, black beans and rice and a couple of pints.  Go out dancing with drunk college students and get to bed by Midnight.  Wake up at 3am for a couple of bowls of high fiber cereal and six donuts.  A big glass of prune juice just to keep things moving.   A quickie with partner (trying not to wakeup ... More

What Possibly Could Go Wrong

Taper is bad...very bad and I have just begun.  This weeks schedule includes...Monday  Feel like crapTuesday  Am I getting a cold?Wednesday  Panic AttackThursday  Break up with Significant Other...now to be referred as Insignificant OtherFriday  Close my Business and file for unemployment (hell, everyone else does it!??!)Satu... More