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Triathlon Thu Apr 19 2018 17:50:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- How disconcerting to find that a year has gone by since my last post. Let’s see if I can recap 2017 in a concise way I did in fact successfully swim my way through the year! The Masters program and Coach Mohammad at the YMCA are awesome and
Inspired by.....I woke up this morning (Monday in Australia/Sunday in the US), and the first thing I did was check the results of the overnight racing that happened in the Northern Hemisphere. It took me a while (last summer/fall- I couldn't bring my
Mendez ran down Tim Reed with 5km to go and Kahlefeldt dominated the women's field at IM 70.3 Davao.
I doodle. I doodle a lot. especially when I'm at work waiting or watching TV. Here's a few samples from my iPad Pro doodling while watching TV one night. For these I used an Apple Pencil and the app Procreate.This is just one screen of my doodles. A
My 2017 promise to myself was to find a workout that (a) fits in with my chaotic work schedule and (b) allows me to go hard without further damaging my tibia stress fracture and (c) includes a group of nice and supportive people who would come to exp
The inked version of Plants vs. Zombies "Cone Zombie" and "Football Running Zombie." I know I posted these sketches earlier but I just completed the YouTube video of  how I sketched them so I'm reposting a similar version here.My 4-
Jennifer Ledford is not only a gifted and determined athlete, she is also a Major in the US Marine Corps Reserves and deals with unmanned aircraft systems in her day job.
I may no longer be in the game, but I'll forever be impacted and inspired by the women who taught me the game. One of the things that drew me to pursue triathlon, more than any other sport I've played, was the connection I felt with individual women
As you can see by my previous post I sketched and painted a steelhead salmon. fish are actually harder to paint than I first thought.A steelhead Salmon or rainbow trout. Pen & Ink, Watercolor on Stillman & Birn Beta Series A5 sketchbo
Sam Appleton of Australia and Nina Derron of Switzerland win Ironman 70.3 Geelong.
I've been doing a lot of sketching on my iPad Pro using the app Procreate and an Apple Pencil. I feel sort of guilty about not sketching so much on paper but I feel a little freer using the iPad. I guess because it isn't so permanent if I ma
Aussie Sam Appleton grabbed the win at the 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong and here is a closer look at his new Giant Trinity Advanced Pro.
I guess I just need more to do or something, but I watched my Youtube video on running in Vibram Five Fingers shoes and decided it needed some editing and music.I first posted the video of Karen and I running in Kona in 2012, shortly after purchasing
February is a popular time for unique endurance ski and running events and the ...snes Expedition Amundsen in Norway is apparently often called the hardest ski race.
I just never know where my mind will take me when Im doodling. I started out sketching cars then somehow ended up sketching a "story time" scene.  Maybe because it was close to bedtime for our 4-year-old twins.CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO ON YO
If you are a fast and motivated triathlete who typically qualifies for Kona you could be part of the new Zwift Academy Tri Team - a partnership effort of Specialized and Zwift.
In my latest sketching video on YouTube I mix traditional pen and ink sketch with the newest version of Procreate app on the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil.This is the pen and ink sketch of the Indiana Capitol. The finished drawing is below, which I compl
For pro triathlete Eric Lagerstrom, the off-season was a time to refurbish his Adventure Vehicle.
I've been playing around more with the drawing app Procreate, iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. The biggest drawback so far is the slipperiness of the screen when using the pencil.  You are basically drawing with a piece of hard plastic on a sheet
Henri Schoeman wins his second WTS event and Rachel Klamer wins her first at WTS Abu Dhabi.
Scanning through my sketchbook I noticed I have a lot of unfinished sketches. Mostly because I sketch while watching TV or while I'm waiting on something.I started drawing this from  a photo on Sktchy while watching TVand this is as far as I
Terenzo Bozzone sets race record with sub-8 hours, Laura Siddall tops women at IM New Zealand.
NOTE: This was originally publish onI am by no means an expert on running shoes or running. All I know is what works for me. After competing in numerous triathlons and running events from sprint tris to marathons to two Ironman World Championships (p
The 2017 Isklar Norseman Xtreme Triathlon featured some superb performances in rough weather conditions and here is the official film - a beautiful homage in black and white.
Have you heard of the app Sktchy? You probably have. If not check your mobile device's app store. It's free to download and use. What is Sktchy?It''s an app that you can upload photos, called inspirations, for others to use as a reference fo
Jake Montgomery almost lost his life when a car ran over him while he was training for the 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 Worlds in Mooloolaba. Montgomery recently he spent time with Mat Steinmetz of 51 SPEEDSHOP to get dialed in on his Cervelo P5X.
I watch a lot of YouTube videos. These days it's mostly sketching and drawing vids. A while back I came across Philippe Jarbinet's channel. Philippe is a graphic novel writer and artist who, among his works, includes the Airborne 44 series.
Ellie Salthouse topped Angela Naeth by 2:39 and Igor Amorelli led Franz Loeschke by 2:43 to win Miami 70.3.
I created a flip through tour video of my first sketchbook on Youtube. Click the title or the sketch below to view it on Youtube.My first sketchbookHere's a list of supplies I generally use for sketching that are available on Amazon. (I am a
A severe weather warning for thunderstorms and 60 mph gusts led organizers to cancel Ironman 70.3 New Orleans.
So I took the plunge and posted a video of one of my sketchbooks on Youtube.One of the sketches from my third sketchbook.I started sketching a year ago and have completed three sketchbooks plus a few pages in several others. A few of my sketchbooks h
The Magic 5, a small Danish company co-founded by a triathlete, his engineer uncle, and a national team swimmer, aims to use the availability of these tools to change the way swim goggles are made. They developed a proprietary face-scanning app which
Heres a 2-minute video using Adobe Indesign to create a newspaper front page that I made a couple of years ago for the Capital Press newspaper in Salem, Oregon.I generally will try two or three different arrangements when I build a cover and that is
Laughlin, who devised the Total Immersion system that taught thousands to swim faster and easier, passed away Friday.
My job is one of those, "Hurry up and wait" jobs. A lot of waiting in between mad dashes to meet deadlines.Some of that time I spend doodling images that come across my desk. Here is one of the U.S. Capitol.This is drawn on standard copy paper using