Tag Archives: triathlon

Ironman Underpants Run Launches New Career

Before Kevin Brooks’  first Ironman in Louisville Kentucky, he started the Louisville Underpants Run to help calm his nerves.  The Run was so successful that he continued it four years in a row. Every year Kevin chose a different charity to donate the proceeds from The Underpants Run to. In 2010, an idea for Kevin’s […]

3 Reasons Why YOU Need Sun SCREEN in Winter

You sill need to wear Sun SCREEN in the winter.   Here are 3 reasons why;   1. The Sun is just as dangerous in the winter; according to www.SkinCancer.org, UVB rays are less intense in winter, however equally damaging (and possibly more dangerous) UVA rays are just as strong as during the summer months. […]

5 Winter Training Tips

Winter is a great time to reflect on your abilities and past performances.  It is also a great time to find weaknesses and try to eliminate them. This will help you have the best 2013 season! What if my weakness is SWIMMING? Work on your technique. If your technique improves and you become more efficient, you […]

Facebook posting while Ironman racing???

                                         Jenni (center) with brother & support team. Photo courtesy of Amy Horton                                 Jenni Horton, like many athletes at Ironman Florida, was not racing for the first time. Although Jenni is an Ironman Veteran, she learned a […]

5 Creative Gift Ideas for the Triathlete, Runner, &/or Cycling Dad

We asked athletes to send us their most creative gift ideas for the triathlete, runner, &/or cyclist for Father’s Day.   Here are the top 5 most creative gift ideas 5) Pay Dad’s entry fee for a race Does the athlete Dad in your life have a dream race? How about a race that he loved […]

Ironman: Behind the Scenes

This last weekend, We were in Oceanside   for the Ironman 70.3 expo.  It was a new experience to be inside the Ironman Merchandise Tent which turned out to be a eye-opening experience.   I am sure you would agree that there is some “behind-the-scenes” work that is involved in putting on the race – before last […]

Tips for Buying a Triathlon Bike

Guest post by Skin Strong sponsored professional triathlete Brad Seng You find yourself bitten by the triathlon bug and see your friends on some sweet looking bikes.  Yours truly rides a Valdora PHX2.  Crowie rides a Specialized.  Chrissie rides a Cannondale.  Rinny rides a Felt.  Skin Strong’s John “Big Man” Owen rides a Cannondale Slice […]