• Hydrate the New Age Way

    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 to your event will effect your performance, hydration is ever just as important.  If you wait until race day to decide […]

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  • Become Like a Child

    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 out of the house, learn something new, and the list goes on an on. When […]

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  • Seattle Came to Visit….and Extended Her Stay….

    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 right around June first, it began to rain. Okay. This is cool. Then it kept raining, and […]

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  • Believe

    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 do was smile. It was my favorite part of me. Now pictures of me show no […]

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  • Coming Back

    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 half of 2009. Wow. What do I have to go on? My immune system and my teeth seem […]

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