Tag Archives: Triathlon

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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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 Mountain Championship 2014

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.

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Colorado Altitude Training: Red and White Mountain Ascent

With some flexibility in my schedule for the summer, I decided to make a trip to Colorado to train at altitude for the first time in anticipation of the XTERRA Mountain and National Championships later this year.

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Race Report: XTERRA East Championship 2014

Historic and vibrant, downtown Richmond, VA is the perfect locale for XTERRA racing.  The (James) River City a hub for entrepreneurs, artists, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone seeking authenticity and a unique sense of place and community. The past two years … Continue reading

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Race Preview: XTERRA RVA Pro Relay Team Shoot-Out 6/12/2014

The first ever XTERRA Pro Relay Team Shoot-Out presented by LuckStone is going down this Thursday at noon. In 15 tense and frenetic minutes of action, you’ll get a real sense of the spirit of XTERRA racing.

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