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Live Low, Race High: Ironman Lake Tahoe Race Report

September 24, 2013 IronmanRace ReportsUncategorized  14 comments

(For just the race report open this entire post and scroll down to RACE DAY)

When I found out there was going to be an Ironman race in Lake Tahoe, becoming the first Ironman branded race in California since Ironman California back in 2001 (the year I started in the sport), it had already sold out and there was a lot of speculation about how difficult it would be to race an Ironman triathlon at elevation. With the race sold out and my 2013 season pretty much a bust due to continual injuries and months of physical therapy, I thought little about competing in the race that was “in our back yard” until an opportunity presented itself; more on that in a bit.

At the beginning of 2012, I began to notice little pains in both my right knee and ankle. As the year progressed the pains would

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Welcome to Ironman Faith

September 6, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

You've found a unique website that endeavors to share ideas, lessons and experiences regarding everyday aspects of life as it relates to one of the most difficult races today: The Ironman.

Over the past fourteen years I have had the honor of training and competing in fifteen Ironman races as well as several dozen half Ironman distance races or 70.3 races (an Ironman race travels 140.6 miles so half is 70.3) and another dozen or so Olympic distance races. During this time I have learned many life altering lessons that have helped me as a husband, father and friend.

So, take a look around. Even if you have no intention of getting off the couch there still might be something here that can inspire you, motivate you and hopefully help you across the finish line of this

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