Tag Archives: inspiring stories

Cycling Across Down Under for a Great Cause

The SKIN STRONG team is not only making sure Australian athletes are SLIK’d, SLATHER’d, & DUST’d, they’re supporting a great cause!     SKIN STRONG Australia Team: Nick, Heather, Beatrice, & Georgina In less than 2 months, 3 ordinary but crazy men will be cycling across Australia. From western to eastern most points, crossing 4 […]

Discover Mental Well-Being – The #STRONG2014 Way

For some athletes, training and racing is about so much more than fitness and competition.  For some, the mental and emotional benefits (focused and less stressed), are great motivators for training and racing and those benefits carry over into all aspects of their lives! These #STRONG2014 athletes describe this well! Dan Complete my first 70.3 […]

Geni’s #STRONG2014

How did the #STRONG2014 athletes do working towards their goals? It’s fun to share their stories with you. No doubt they will inspire you! Geni In 2014 I will….. complete my first Ironman! I made this my 2014 goal because… I was sidelined by an accident in 2013. How was your #STRONG2014 Let’s see…the last […]

Giving To The Next Generation of Triathletes and Runners

Giving is our theme for this month.  Triathletes and runners are, without a doubt, some of the most giving people you’ll meet.  Is it because that’s their nature or is it because they know they are blessed with health and ability to do what they do and seek out ways to bless others. We found […]

She is Thankful and Creative!!

CONGRATULATIONS to KAREN SEAL! She is the winner of our Mystery Bag of Schwag! Karen is thankful for her husband: “As a thank you for following me from one coast to the next for runDisney races this past year, I surprised my husband with a weekend trip to Florida to spend time with his best […]

2 Lessons in Gratitude from The New York City Marathon

Last weeks New York City Marathon was the perfect way to kick off our month of gratitude. When is the last time you looked past the long training days or disappointed race and realize how really fortunate we are to be able to swim, bike, and run?  Hopefully these 2 people will inspire gratitude the […]

Fireman Rob at First Ironman Lake Tahoe Race

Most of you already know that the SKIN STRONG team loves Fireman Rob.  We love his passion for triathlon and his drive to make a difference which he is doing through the Fireman Rob Foundation. If you will be at Ironman Lake Tahoe this weekend, be sure to watch for Fireman Rob. On the run, […]

A Pease of IROMAN History: Kyle and Brent Pease

The recent youtube video featuring Kyle and Brent Pease was created to the tune of “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother.” There may not be a tune ever written more fitting to summarize the real-life relationship of athletes, Brent and Kyle Pease. For those who have never heard of the Pease Brothers, Brent and Kyle are brothers […]

OKC Marathon Honors Boston Bombings

  The Boston Marathon bombings shocked the world on Monday. The bombings injured many, and sadly killed several people. The team at Skin Strong sends out our thoughts and prayers to those affected by the tragedy. Officials and participants from the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon have decided to honor the Boston bombing victims at this […]