Ironman Chattanooga

In the week leading up to Ironman Chattanooga I, like the rest of the 2500 participants who would be toeing the start line, was keeping an eye on the weather. As the day got closer, the forecast was for record heat and humidity in the Chattanooga Region. I knew this was going to throw a … [Read More]

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Ironman Vineman

Coming off of Vineman 70.3 which took place 20 days prior to Ironman Vineman I had a pretty good idea of what to expect course-wise and weather-wise.  What I didn’t know was how my body would respond to Ironman racing.  I had raced 70.3’s in Victoria, Coeur d’Alene, and Vineman since my last full Ironman … [Read More]

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Vineman 70.3

I haven’t written a race recap in quite some time. I am going to get back to it in order to take mental note of where I am and where I want to be. I got down to the race start around 5:00am Sunday morning upon which I was notified that the water temperature was … [Read More]

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We are excited to announce the launch of a NEW endevour for Red Performance Multisport.  THE RED PERFORMANCE MULTISPORT RACE TEAM.  The race team will consist of athletes from around the globe who show dedication, consistency, passion, and excitement for the multisport lifestyle.  The RPM Race Team will be a “Team” in every sense of … [Read More]

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I raced a moderate effort last Saturday.  After a race in New Orleans in which I went too hard on the bike and suffered for it on the run, I was a bit shell shocked and scared to go to that effort level. I stayed within myself on the swim and did not let the … [Read More]

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On the Friday before New Orleans 70.3 two competitors, Frank Guinn and his brother-in-law Andrew Powell, were out pre-riding the bike course, like we all do, when a car sped up from behind them and ran the two cyclists down at full speed.  The impact killed Frank and left Andrew in critical condition.  The two … [Read More]

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Since Ironman Cabo I have been crushing myself keeping with my theme of early season load.  For the most part my body has responded well and I have kept getting stronger.  I have recently started working with WORLD FAMOUS cycling coach Nate Loyal who has given me a few key workouts to complete over the … [Read More]

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I love Mexico! I Love chips and salsa.  I Love Corona.  I Love the Mexican Culture.  I Love All-Inclusive Resorts.  I Love basking in the sun.  And I Love baking in the heat.  Notice I DID NOT say, “I LOVE racing in the heat.”  I have never raced well in the heat. 2014 Ironman Los … [Read More]

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I love the Desert Triathlon as an early season fitness test.  It always has a challenging field of talented athletes, a good crop of local friends, a low key atmosphere, and a course that really helps you guage where you are in your training and what you need to work on in the upcoming months. … [Read More]

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I like to talk about my races on my podcast, “Jim and the Other Guy” but if you haven’t had a chance to listen I will get you some info on what I learned about myself out there last Sunday at the Surf City Marathon.   I was coming into the race curious to see … [Read More]

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