Category Archives: Travel

Alafia River State Park / 3 Dec. 2014

For my first ride of the year, I headed southwest to Alafia River State Park to finally check out what many consider some of the best riding in Central Florida and/or the state, and it was definitely a fun day … Continue reading

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Race Report / Part II – XTERRA Whitewater – Charlotte, NC, 14 July 2013

Prerace Race morning started a bit rocky with the alarm and the wake-up call not coming through (glad I had the back up plan, huh?), but luckily, I get up early anyway, and I didn’t lose much time. After a quick … Continue reading

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Race Report / Part I – XTERRA Whitewater – Charlotte, NC, 14 July 2013

Pre-Race Happenings For the two weeks leading up to my taper week, I was able to get in some solid training. My injuries were still lingering but not as strong, and I did a sort of reverse taper. I started … Continue reading

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Race Report – XTERRA Southeast Championships – Pelham, AL, 18 May 2013

Sandbagging (but true – nonetheless): After doing a pre-swim on Thursday, I knew something was not going right. I could not get enough air. My swim suffered, and I identified what I did not want to admit was a fairly … Continue reading

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Training and Taper Report – May 13-17

As race week arrived, I planned to get in some light training to not accidentally de-train, but I didn’t want to go into the race on tired legs, which definitely slowed me down in Miami – my day before pre-ride … Continue reading

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Training Report – May 5-12

For the upcoming race, I decided to try what I consider to be a bit of a reverse taper. I heard from various sources that I need to build in a week of recovery for about every 4-5 weeks of … Continue reading

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Training Report – April 29-May 4

I planned and designed this to be a low-level training week for recovery before the final push to Oak Mountain for the XTERRA Southeast Championships. Overall, I shaved off a significant portion of training but was still able to keep … Continue reading

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