Tag Archives: Swimming

Getting the short pool

Sometimes you’ve just gotta make due with what you’ve got.  Some people are blessed with size…and others with the ability to use what they have (I’m talking pools here folks, don’t be gettin’ all distracted on me).  Tonight was a … Read More Here

Texas Tuesday

Things are just bigger in Texas. It’s as simple as that. Sometimes it’s good, sometimes it’s bad. Since flying in Sunday night for a week’s worth of work stuffs, I’ve been experiencing all that the four mile radius around my … Read More Here

Photographic Proof – iWon

Per Jeanne’s request, I present you with photograph ‘proof’ of the iWon race.  Well, proof as far as someone taking a few photos of me.  I also have a pre-race group shot, but I don’t feel comfy publishing other people’s … Read More Here


I’m tired. I started off the day with a 22 mile ride down to a river/park south of DC to watch some friends in a rowing (crew?) competition.  It’s a bit of an interesting sport in theory.  Very similar I … Read More Here

Ekk! Tri shorts going invisible!

Rur-roh Scooby!  My tri-shorts are going translucent…and in some scenic places too! I had picked up a pair of Pearl Izumi Tri shorts back earlier this summer.  They seemed to work fairly well, fairly basic – but good.  However, the … Read More Here

Pool Frustration

Grr…I’ve never had this much trouble trying to get in my swim workout.  Normally I swim Wednesday/Friday/Sunday.  This week I’m out in Seattle for work related stuff so I’ve converted to running/biking around Redmond and on the Burke Gilman trail, … Read More Here

My wetsuit makes brown water

After removing my wetsuit in T1 during the Nation’s Tri on Saturday, I left it in the transition area for the rest of the race (dragging it along on the bike or run didn’t seem like it would improve my … Read More Here

How to swim with your Garmin Forerunner GPS

After purchasing the Garmin Forerunner, I was determined to use it as much as possible to get the most out of my money.  On an average day I have two training runs/rides/swims, and I use the GPS for every outdoor … Read More Here