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After a few weeks of solid mountain training in Park City, Utah, I was eager to toe the line at the Xterra Mountain Championship in Avon, Colorado. Despite my Iowan upbringing and flatland existence in North Carolina, I race best … Continue reading
With IMBA epic mountain bike trails weaving through Alabama’s largest state park, Oak Mountain is the perfect venue for the XTERRA Southeast championship, which doubled this year as the USAT off-road triathlon national championship.
The 2014 Xterra off-road triathlon US national championship marked both the end of my season and the beginning of my journey as a professional off-road triathlete. The stunning Ogden, UT area is a worthy venue for the annual event drawing … Continue reading
After spinning like crazy in my 34T single chainring mountain bike and getting smoked by a few fast dudes with TT machines at the UNC Wellness Center Sprint last week, I decided to dust off my road triathlon bike for … Continue reading
Eager to reacquaint myself with the triathlon community as I settle back into North Carolina living, I signed up for a couple of short local races. No pressure, just a fun opportunity to get to know some other locals in … Continue reading
July 19th, 2014 marked the end of a 52-week journey from top performing amateur triathlete, to long-term infirmed parasite sufferer, to unsure professional triathlete, to professional podium finisher.
May 17th marked the second stop on the XTERRA Off-Road Triathlon US pro tour at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, AL. My apprehension swelled with the approaching race date as I tried desperately to build fitness after seven months … Continue reading
This weekend marked the sixth and final Mid-Atlantic XTERRA triathlon of the season at Walnut Creek Park near Charlottesville, VA. This year, for the first time, the XTERRA Charlottesville course was expanded to be a full championship distance off-road triathlon … Continue reading
This past Saturday I headed out to Yellow Creek State Park in Penn Run, PA for XTERRA Appalachia, the fourth and penultimate mid-atlantic race this season. I arrived on Saturday afternoon to scope out the bike and run course. The … Continue reading
The XTERRA Mountain Championship, held on the ski slopes of Beaver Creek Resort in Avon, CO presented the perfect opportunity to finally explore the Rocky Mountains.