Why Don’t More Women Tri?

I have been aware of the lack of diversity in triathlon for years. You would have to be racing and spectating with blinders on to miss the shortage of representation of women (and people of color, but that is not the topic of this particular blog). And although I have...

After the Goal

And in a blink of an eye (or after many, many hours), Ironman Wisconsin 2021 is over.  It was a great day for a long distance triathlon. Overcast and cool enough without being cold. Some athletes finished in the daylight hours and were probably able to get a fair...

Why Ironman?

Sunday is the locally long awaited return of the Ironman Wisconsin triathlon after a pandemic forced hiatus in 2020.  A quick recap for readers who aren’t sure of what exactly the Ironman is… it is a race that covers 2.4 miles of swimming, 112 miles of road...

Do You Taper?

I recently had the joy of experiencing one of my favorite weekends of the year. The combination of our team training weekend on the Ironman Wisconsin course, the Oregon Kids’ Triathlon, and the large volleyball tournament fundraiser for cancer research in memory of an...

The Change

It was good to take some time away and it feels even better to be back.  While on my path toward more time focusing on athletes, friends, and family I had a lot of time for reflection. I dealt with a period of overwhelming anxiety. I felt led to take a big leap...

The Path to What Really Matters

Just a little something short and sweet for you to consider this week. What really matters? This is a personal question and one I will not attempt to answer for you. It is one that I am constantly assessing, redirecting, and often reprioritizing in my own life. So...