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Race Report: 2015 Xterra USA Championship

The Xterra Tribe gathers annually in Ogden, Utah on the last weekend of summer. The Xterra off-road triathlon USA Championship brings elites from around the world and top age-group athletes from across the United States to celebrate the season together … Continue reading

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Xterra USA Championship – Trail Run Preview

The Xterra USA off-road triathlon championship course is a legitimate test of mental and physical strength. Held each year just outside of Ogden, UT, the race starts off with a mile-long swim in Pineview Reservoir, followed by 18 miles of … Continue reading

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Race Report: 2015 Xterra Mountain Championship

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

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Race Report: 2015 XTERRA Southeast Championship

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.

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Trail Running at Goose Creek State Park

Eager to explore more of North Carolina’s natural wonders, my better half and I headed to Goose Creek State Park for a weekend camping trip. The park boasts a very unique biodiversity with brackish marsh along the Pamlico Sound transitioning … Continue reading

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Race Report: 2015 XTERRA West Championship

The XTERRA West Championship in Las Vegas, NV marked the start of the XTERRA US pro tour. With my season debut at XTERRA Costa Rica derailed by stomach issues, it served as my first real test against the increasingly competitive … Continue reading

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XTERRA West Championship Course Preview

Saturday, April 25th marks the start of the XTERRA US Pro tour with the West Championship in Lake Las Vegas, Nevada. It will be my first time racing the event, and I’ll have my hands full against a stacked field … Continue reading

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Xterra Costa Rica 2015

Costa Rica seemed like as good a place as any for my first international race. After a brutal east coast winter, the chance to trade snow for sunscreen in March made the decision all the easier.

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Iowa Trail Running – Squire Point

Squire Point and Woodpecker trails form a 6-mile network meandering along wooded slopes on the banks of Coralville Lake. A short drive from Coralville, Iowa City, North Liberty and Solon, the trails are a local favorite, serving as a natural … Continue reading

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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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