Tag Archives: XTERRA Off-Road Triathlon

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 Preview

On Sunday March 29th a stellar international field of professional off-road triathletes as well as hundreds of adventurous amateurs will test their limits at the Xterra Costa Rica off-road triathlon championship. It will be my first triathlon of the year, … 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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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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XTERRA Beaver Creek: Run Course Preview

The XTERRA Mountain Championships takes place in mid-July each year in Avon, CO and the adjacent Beaver Creek Mountain. It was recognized by Triathlete Magazine as having one of the most breathtaking swims in the sport.  With the swim taking … 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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Gear Review: OPEN O-1.0 Hardtail 29er

I jumped on the Cervelo bandwagon rather early in the game, buying their “Dual” aluminum tri bike in 2004.  It was by far the best value for the coin, with the best adjustability and the most confidence-inspiring geometry on the … Continue reading

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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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