11/26/15 Arizona Road R...

2015 was my third time competing in the Arizona Road Racers Thanksgiving Day Classic 10 Miler.  It’s a fun event, with pies for top finishers, and usually gets a good turn out of people because it offers both a 10-mile and a 5k.   After Austin 70.3, I took an entire week off, a week of...

11/8/15 Ironman Austin ...

                        I raced Ironman Austin 70.3 for the second time on November 8, 2015.  In 2014, I finished as the 2nd amateur and 14th overall.  That was my first race longer than Olympic distance, and was surprised how...

9/20/15 Trifecta at Pos...

  Possum Kingdom Lake is a dramatic sight, with huge cliffs forming islands in the middle of the lake. I raced here in 2014 and 2015, and love the course.  Unfortunately, for 2015, I had just suffered a debilitating exertion based heat stroke 2 weeks earlier in the TriRock race in...

9/7/15 TriRock Austin O...

The TriRock Olympic race on Labor Day in Austin was a big win for me, but it came with a big scare and a price. I led from the start and never looked back.  Coach Brent has always told me “Fly or Die” in training and racing, and I executed this pretty well. Conditions were...

6/25/15 TriRock Philade...

In my quest for USAT Elite card, one of the Olympic distance races with a qualifying prize purse was the TriRock Philadelphia event.  One of my high school buddies, and a former basketball teammate as far back as 2nd grade, is Jasper Liu, who goes to school at Penn in Philly.  I knew I...

5/31/15 Trident Benbroo...

This was a short Sprint Tri near Fort Worth that my local team, Relentless Racing Multisport, wanted me to do.  The team’s primary sponsor is Colonial Banking, a local bank in Fort Worth.  Brian Miller, who started the team, Ali Miller his wife, and Justin Grissom all competed.  We...