By Kirsten McCay-Smith
Race Summary for Toughman Utah Half on July 16, 2016
Despite the algae bloom frenzy that engulfed this year’s Toughman, race day went off without a hitch and as far as I could tell, the 220 participants (including me) all ended up with a great race experience…
There’s something about not being able to breathe when ever you want that seems to make swimming that much harder than running or cycling, or maybe most any other sport.
So many people learn to swim as a kid. But, as an adult, wife, mother, accomplished coach and athlete, Cheri Felix is learning to swim. It may be her biggest challenge yet. Read more
2016 Recap: This iconic race was another huge success! From Race Director Lance Panigutti: “”This is the 5 year we’ve produced the Steamboat Lake Sprint and it continues to amaze us the level of beauty that the venue and course hold. I’ve raced all over the world, put on events all over the country, but if I had to rank the top 5 coolest courses and races I’ve seen Steamboat Lake would make the podium every time. “…
How often do you practice your transitions? How much time do you spend in transition on race day?
Coach Dave Sheanin of D3 Multisport has some tips on how to practice your transitions to make them faster as well as how to effectivelly spend your time in transition on race day. Read more
Holly Bennett interviewed Colorado/Bermuda favorite Tyler Butterfield as he heads in to Challenge Roth tomorrow.
“The fact of doing Roth has motivated me; Roth itself has sort of been a sparkplug or kickstart, and I’m thankful for that. It’s a reason to train long and hard and it’s motivating.” Read more