Monthly Archives: February 2014

Waffling

I’m going back and forth trying to decide if I should move from the Olympic Distance Triathlon to the Sprint Distance in July. I’m fine with the biking and running distances but the thought of the swim portion is freaking … Continue reading

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For 37 Minutes I Was A ‘For Real’ Coach

Here’s some speed skating math for you. Bad weather + not so good driving conditions = a coach not being at the rink at the start of class to coach last night. This + me pointing out this little fact … Continue reading

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On Compliments

One of the best compliments I was ever given was by Evelyn Hannon (Erica Ehm’s mother) who, when she met me, smiled and said, “I thought you’d be taller, you write like you’re taller.” Last week at speed skating one … Continue reading

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Mississauga Marathon 2014

So I just signed up to do the Mississauga Marathon 10k. Peeps, it’s on a Saturday night which means (a) you have all day to carb load, (b) beer is involved after you cross the finish line and (c) maybe … Continue reading

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#GilmoreJunioForClosingCeremonyFlagbearer

I kind of had an inkling that Gilmore Junio was a really nice guy long before yesterday when he gave up his spot in the Olympics to his teammate and friend, Denny Morrison. Through the magic that is the internet, … Continue reading

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The Numbers You Should Focus On

I’m halfway through doing the 50 days with no grains and no sugar, and this process has opened my eyes to some things I will never unsee. Hint: Sugar is bad y’all. But the question everyone wants the answer to … Continue reading

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Help Fight Cancer Like A Boss

  I’ll just get straight to the point. I’ve created team “Like A Boss” for the Halton’s Extreme Race and Obstacle Scramble (H.E.R.O.S.). It’s a 5k obstacle course race that takes place on Saturday, July 19th (one week after my … Continue reading

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