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XTERRA USA Champs

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

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Rex Wellness Sprint Triathlon

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

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UNC Super Sprint Triathlon

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

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Race Day Nutrition

Note: This post is cross-posted on the Sport Tracks blog at sporttracks.mobi. In the middle of spring semester of my sophomore year of college, I signed up for a nearby half-iron distance triathlon held the weekend after final exams.  I … Continue reading

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XTERRA Southeast Championship 2014

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

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Gear Review: De Soto Sport – T1 First Wave Wetsuit

After a full season of racing with De Soto triathlon apparel and three first out of the water performances, here are my thoughts on the T1 First Wave wetsuit…

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Race Report: XTERRA Charlottesville 2013

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

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Race Report: XTERRA Appalachia 2013

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

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Race Report: XTERRA Mountain Championship 2013

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.

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Race Report: XTERRA EX2 2013

After a five-week dry spell, my Xterra season resumed at Maryland’s Rocky Gap State Park. The drive from DC follows the Maryland panhandle nestled between West Virginia and Pennsylvania, with views becoming increasingly more scenic as the route heads west. … Continue reading

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