My First Open Water Swim

After learning how to swim right at the end of last summer, I decided to spend as much time as possible swimming laps through the winter.  I began going  3-4 times each week but in January I upped it to 4-5 times per week.  I typically went 18 laps each time but went for more if […]

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Book: Iron War

By Matt Fitzgerald This book has a few chapters that seemed a bit longer than they needed to be but there are some really, really interesting stories that make up for it. This book obviously covers a lot more than just the legendary 1989 Ironman in Kona, Hawaii. It tells the entire history of Dave […]

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Book: The Secret Race

By Tyler Hamilton & Daniel Coyle I know, I know. It is morally wrong for someone to benefit from being a cheater. I can understand if you feel this way however, I checked this out from the library. If your conscience will allow it and you are interested in how the sport of cycling became such a […]

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Book: Born To Run

Title: Born to Run Author: Christopher McDougall Genre: Non-fiction Release Date: 2009-06 Pages: 320 This is an amazing book that will change the way you think about running. It talks about a native American tribe named the Tarahumara that resides in a remote, mountainous region of northwestern Mexico. What is unique about this tribe is that their […]

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