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My Amazing Tri

This past summer I competed in the US Triathlon Olympic Distance National Championships and had one of the most amazing experiences. I had the opportunity to race against the best of the best. Was I intimidated? Definitely. Was it awesome? MOST definitely. Because of…

November 19, 2013
Sandy Sanders - Tips for Open Water Swimming
Swim Triathlon

Tips for Open Water Swimming

As the summer continues to roll on, triathlon season is in full effect. Each new season brings with it a crop of motivated athletes trying their hand at triathlons. For many of these “newbies,” open water swimming can be the tri’s most daunting leg.…

July 26, 2013
Jenna - Perfection vs Play

Perfection vs. Play

I am Jenna and I am a recovering perfectionist. It has been 24 hrs since my last conscious “perfect” thought. How was I able to stave off my draining habit? Well, when all else fails, put yourself in a grueling physical experience to test…

April 12, 2013
My swim angel Featured
Musings & Meditations Swim Triathlon

Swim Angels

Through my Athleta sponsorship, I have had the privilege of coming into contact with some amazing women. These women come from all walks of life and represent the gambit of athleticism. Some just want to live a healthy lifestyle, while others strive for perfection…

December 5, 2012
Harriet Anderson - Kona Ironman 2012

The Miracle Race – Kona 2012

The Kona Ironman is such an exciting race. The beautiful Hawaiian setting, the exciting atmosphere, the incredible professional athletes, the fun pre-race activities, the Expo and the wonderful athletes from all over the world all contribute to making the race so exciting. I debated…

November 30, 2012
Jennifer Turner Featured
Run Triathlon

The Summer of Doing It All

The Swim, Bike, Run-A-Marathon Twice, Produce a Fitness Video, Train a Running Crew, Teach Classes, Hold Down a Full-Time Job, and Try Not to Have a Nervous Breakdown Diaries! This summer was incredibly busy — it has absolutely flown by. I simply can’t believe…

September 5, 2012
Gen Matchette Run

Comeback 2012: Iron Girl Atlanta

Taking the first step is the hardest, especially after overcoming illness, injury, or a significant emotional event. Don’t get me wrong, the subsequent ones can also rock your world, but that first one, well, it’s a doozy. Many of my fellow Athleta athletes including…

July 4, 2012
Harriet Anderson, 2011 Ironman World Championship

2011 Kona Ironman

I think the Kona Ironman is such an exciting race.  I have watched the Kona Ironman ever since the race was shown on Wide World of Sports on TV.   In 1982, everyone who watched the program remembers a Cal Poly student doing her senior…

November 4, 2011

Vineman Triathlon

The Vineman Triathlon is a 70.3 race held in the middle of July. Vineman was a Kona qualifier race until a few years ago. Now it is a qualifier for the 70.3 championships. The swim venue is held in the Russian River at Johnson’s …

September 27, 2011