Would You Commit an Endurance Racer’s Ultimate Sin?

There is one aspect to racing guaranteed to bring me to an absolute Tazmanian devil fever-pitch full-on boil. Cheating. In particular, course cutting. My husband chuckled over his coffee because I was in full Taz mode, talking aloud to the  New York Times spread before me. (Clearly, he doesn’t mind this early morning behavior or we wouldn’t… Continue reading Would You Commit an Endurance Racer’s Ultimate Sin?

Working to Find Courage for a Friend

This is not the post I had planned for today, but sometimes topics come up at the right time to address them. For me, it’s the difficult subject of a friend’s accident. Life can change in an instant. I was just at a talk given by ESPN’s senior vice president Rob King. King was addressing students… Continue reading Working to Find Courage for a Friend

FOMO (or I have Ironman Disease)

Something happened after I did an Ironman. After all those workouts and the intense focus, every other workout seemed easy.  Oh, I don’t mean that I didn’t work hard or that an individual workout wasn’t tough –I  just mean that suddenly, ONE workout or a workout of “only” a couple of hours didn’t seem intimidating.… Continue reading FOMO (or I have Ironman Disease)