Race Strategy

Toughman Half Ironman (9-8-13) Detailed Race Strategy

3 Sep , 2013  

Swim – the swim will be a wetsuit legal swim in the cove. I am in the third swim wave, starting about 10 minutes after the elite group at 6:55am. The plan is the get in a 5 minute warmup swim on race morning. I did the swim in 30 minutes last year, which I […]

Product Review,Training

WheelBuilder Aero Jacket review

30 Aug , 2013  

As Ironman Florida steadily approaches, investing in an aero wheel would only benefit my aerodynamics on race day. The quickest fix, and the one product that I have been told again and again to buy was the WheelBuilder Aero Jacket. The idea is simple – put a plastic cover on either side of your rear […]

Training

Stillwell Woods Mountain Biking

5 Aug , 2013  

Spending hours and hours on a road or TT bike doesn’t necessarily build bike handling skills. However, if you ever find yourself in the need for some skill building, let me recommend you Cunningham Park and Stillwell Woods. They both feature rocky and rooty terrain, with single one way tracks. These technical trails have tested […]

Race Report

New Jersey State Triathlon (7-21-13) Race Report

28 Jul , 2013  

With the NYC Triathlon, aka the “A” race, out of the way, I really had no pressure going into the New Jersey State Triathlon. I knew that the course was going to be flat & fast. I also knew that the field would be more competitive since this race also served as the State Championship […]

Race Report

New York City Triathlon (7-14-13) Race Report

20 Jul , 2013  

I’ve had some time to reflect upon my performance at my first NYC triathlon, coincidentally also my first Olympic distance race. Going into the race, I have never done a 40km time trial on my bike. Yes, I’ve competed in many stand alone 10 km running races, but I didn’t know how my legs would […]

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