Update: CAF tri

First and most importantly, the Challenge Athlete Foundation (CAF) is a God-sent to many disabled people, and throughout my life I’ll do my best to support them. During Sunday’s event I was struck by the courage of so many people: There was Cameron, a 24 year old who lost both legs and his right arm Read more about Update: CAF tri[…]

CAF tri … first 1/2 Ironman distance

In La Jolla about to go to bed and feeling a bit anxious. Tomorrow I’ll do my first 1/2 Ironman distance tri. Some competitive pressure is gone because this is not a race, rather it’s a fundraiser to raise money for the Challenged Athlete Foundation. If for any reason you’re not feeling positive about a Read more about CAF tri … first 1/2 Ironman distance[…]

In the beginning there was Bob Babbitt

Last weekend I wrote about being tired of training. In a sense I hit another brick wall after my last brick practice. Running after riding is more difficult than I imagined. Then last Wednesday I met Scout Basset, a physically challenged athlete who experienced the worst of life during her first seven years. After hearing Read more about In the beginning there was Bob Babbitt[…]

Winning the mind game

A few weeks back I mentioned meeting a cyclist who finished the IMAZ three times, and he said the #1 way to finish the race is to successfully play the Mind Game. Since then the mind game has been on my mind, and I can’t help but think about the man who got me into Read more about Winning the mind game[…]

Break through with running

Today I ran for an hour, and at mile two I wanted to stop. Then I thought of Gail Devers, the fastest woman in the world, and how she almost had her feet amputated from Graves Disease. Then I thought — what if I was in her situation, about to loose my feet. What would Read more about Break through with running[…]

The Stages of Change; Understanding Your Motivation

Love, love, love Lance Armstrong. I’m very inspired by his story of battling cancer, winning the Tour de France seven times, and then becoming an international spokesperson for eradicating cancer. After reading an article from LiveStrong featuring The Stages of Change: Understanding Your Motivation, I thought some might want to read it. If you are Read more about The Stages of Change; Understanding Your Motivation[…]