Last weekend, a big group of friends –er, Wattie Ink. teammates, sponsors, professional triathletes, coaches, and associated foolios— met up in Carlsbad, CA for a training camp. There needs to be a better word for such a “camp,” as it evokes images of canoe trips, arts and crafts time, and bonfires. Nope, nothing could be […]Read more "Training cAmped!: Wattie Ink Elite Team and Black Dragon Racing pull off the first annual SoCal training camp."
Typical tri-blogs like thishere generally include, if not focus entirely on, race reports. With few exceptions –notably two of my three Ironmans—I haven’t written much about my races. A sprint or two here, my first swim meet as an adult there, some detail (because I remember minutiae), but lots of general musings about racing. I’m […]Read more "Race Recaps from 2013: Because Blog"
HEY THERE! <insert obligatory “gorsh, I haven’t blogged in a while” list of excuses here> OK, I’ll offer an explanation: I’ve been absent from my little triathlon-oriented blog here because I’ve felt absent from triathlon. TRUE, my emplumpened form is visible in both the Ironman Kona and 70.3 World Championship coverage (and that’s 3 for […]Read more "I’m (almost) BAAAAACK!"
So many Things to report! I love writing, but several weeks ago I lost interest in completing my Boise 57.2 (an unofficial aquabike) race report –I mean I didn’t finish the race, so why bother? I’ll pick it up again here, though, because a few …um …Teachable Moments happened that weekend waybackinJune, and also because […]Read more "REPORT CARD!"
Since shacking up in SoCal beginning in late March, I’ve been concentrating on swimming, partially because it’s GORGEOUS AND I GET TO SWIM OUTDOORS HERE!!! …. and mostly by default: running and biking haven’t happened since unraveling some old injuries. Tis a pity, seeing as I have a sweet new bike setup and brand new fit, […]Read more "Swim/Team"
Happy New Year! Say what? We’re 4 months into the new year? Whatever. MUCH has happened since my last post. New apartment! New job! New neighborhood! New coach! New mug! New schedule! New training logistics! And now, 14 15 weeks later, much of the above is new again. I attempted to make the new job […]Read more "Rebuilding"
I am not a PR person, I do not have an MBA, I know nothing of “marketing” except that it is an often over-and-mis-used word, and it seems to me anyone can “market” these days. I have no idea what companies get out of sponsoring amateur athletes, or how amateur athletes demonstrate their value to […]Read more "Make Some Noise!: Regarding Sponsorship"