MSC Gravenhurst Triathlon – Olympic & First EAG Win!

After three crazy weeks of having family visiting from South America, getting married (!!!), honeymooning/cycling in Spain, and then sleeping like crazy for a week and hosting a reception the night before the race, I wasn’t really sure what to expect at my first Olympic distance triathlon in three years. Fortunately, I don’t think any of the athletes could have… Read more →

My Top 5 Moments from 2015

In the past twelve months, I have unknowingly become a different person. I didn’t start out trying to change who I am, but part of the process of becoming an elite endurance athlete involves becoming someone very different from who you thought you were. Along this journey, there have been several moments that shifted my trajectory to who I am… Read more →

Transforming Self Image: Ethan

This post is part of a series of interviews showcasing the real-life experiences of age-group triathletes racing Barrelman triathlon on September 20. Check out my other interviews with Jana, Marc and Harris! Ethan eloquently captures so many of the things that make triathlon special, from the focused energy of triathletes at a race to the challenges of keeping a fridge… Read more →

Keeping his Competitive Edge: Harris Lemon

This post is part of a series of interviews showcasing the real-life experiences of age-group triathletes racing Barrelman triathlon on September 20. Check out my other interviews with Jana, Marc and Ethan! Some of you might recognize yourself in Harris Lemon, an energetic paramedic student who got into triathlon to satisfy his competitive edge after being very active on competitive… Read more →

Back for More: Marc Buklis

This post is part of a series of interviews showcasing the real-life experiences of age-group triathletes racing Barrelman triathlon on September 20. Check out my other interviews with Jana, Harris and Ethan! I first talked with Marc last year as he was preparing to take on his first half-iron distance triathlon at Barrelman 2014. He’s grown a lot as an… Read more →