Month: June 2009

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Hydrate the New Age ...

Hydrate the New Age ...

30 June 2009

Every athlete knows that nutrition plays a critical role to their performance.  Often the hydration part of it is very neglected until race day.  Just as nutrition in the days and weeks leading up t

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Become Like a Child

Become Like a Child

24 June 2009

For most of us, we began to compete in a sport because it was fun.  For some it made us feel like a kid again.  For others, it was pure stress relief, social connection, a way to lose weight, get ou

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Seattle Came to Visi...

Seattle Came to Visi...

23 June 2009

Here in the 801, June is typically HOT with the occasional summer rain shower a welcome blessing (just so it is not on race day!) This year Mother Nature decided to mix things up a bit. So starting ri

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Believe

Believe

11 June 2009

This is a picture of me last July right after the Downieville bike race in California. So dirty, so tired, so happy and full of life. I miss that strength. I miss that shining light. All I wanted to d

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Coming Back

Coming Back

10 June 2009

Since last July, I have had a difficult time all of the way around. From being debilitated by parasites and injuries through the last half of 2008 to finally realizing I am not invincible in the first