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Strength Training For T...

As an undergrad in the Kinesiology Department at TCU, I learned a lot about muscle physiology and different training methods lead to different physiological changes.  Importantly, I learned how strength training is important for EVERY type of athlete, no matter the sport, be it...

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...

4/25/15 USAT Collegiate...

The race I had been focusing on for a year had finally arrived, USAT Collegiate Nationals, but with heavy rain.  It was beautiful up to through the day before, and on the day after the race, but race day was pouring rain and cold as heck.  It was so bad my parents, who traveled to...

3/22/15 Mean Green Spri...

The Mean Green Sprint Tri was a South Midwest Conference Collegiate Series event, the last one before collegiate nationals.  It is in Denton, TX, with a 400M pool swim, a 20K bike and a 5K run.  I finished 1st overall with a time of 53:05.  Three other guys were under 54:00.  I was...
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