Tag: Travel

Race Report – 2021 Ironman 70.3 Musselman

I have wanted to do the Musselman Triathlon. I love the Finger Lakes region of New York and had heard it was a really cool local, privately-run triathlon to do. I had done other races in the Finger Lakes like the Peasantman and the Keuka Lake Triathlon and then they never disappoint. Of course Ironman …

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I’m Goin’ to Kathmandu – Nepal 2019

Part of our trip to Bhutan this year included bookending a few days in Kathmandu. My wife has been Kathmandu a couple of times before and always had good memories of her time there. Now I will get to see what she was talking about. We flew into Kathmandu via Emirates Airlines from Newark, NJ …

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Trekking the Dolomites – Part I – Tres Cime

The Dolomites has been on our hit list for some time. For some reason it just keeps getting pushed off. Well this year we decided, relatively last-minute, to hit it. My wife did all the booking of Rifugio’s with some help from her friend who had done this trip some time ago. I worked on …

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The Year Ahead – 2019 – No Ironman?

2019 has been fully laid out for me already. The biggest change is that I will NOT being doing a full Ironman distance event this year. It will be the first time in the last 6 years that I have not. However, I will be doing 2 Ironman 70.3 events and a few other smaller …

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Trip Report-Croatia & Slovenia 2017

Architecture, Bled, Castle, Europe, Lake, Military Buildings, Places, Rain, Row, Rowing, Slovenia, Travel, city, meteorology, paddle

Our trip to Croatia and Slovenia was a couple years in the making. We had started planning two years ago to do a bike tour in Croatia and then I would do Ironman 70.3 Pula. That turned into being a little too complex with all the logistics. We finally settled on just renting a car …

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Race Report – 2018 Ironman Lake Placid

Ironman Lake Placid was my “A” races of the 2018 season. It was the perfect climax to my 5th IM finish as I turn 50 at the end of this year. It was also the 20th anniversary for IMLP and 40 years for Ironman as well. There was a lot of significant things that were all coming together. It would also be my last Iron-distance race.

2018 is Off…To A Less Than Stellar Start!

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I was looking forward to a big triathlon year in 2018. I move into a new age group this year and I would be heading back to Ironman Lake Placid for my 3rd time and hopefully my 5th Ironman finish. Unfortunately, things are not starting off well. We recently got a new Mini-Goldendoodle named Bentley …

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IM Boulder Week 22 Wrap-Up – Down the Shore

Week 22 was the 2nd of two solid build weeks. At least it was supposed to be. The middle of the week a good blend of two-a-days mixing up some interval/tempo work with some easier Z2 workouts. I was feeling a little fatigued, but not too bad. Good enough to have some decent workouts with …

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Touring Icelands’ Ring Road

Europe, Iceland, Lake Myvatn., Travel, aurora borealis, northern lights

The following post outlines our recent trip to Iceland where we toured this most beautiful country via the Ring Road. The Ring Road, or Route 1, encircles the outer perimeter of entire island. It makes for the perfect guide to view everything this country has to offer. We branched off here and there, but always …

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My 2016 Year in Review – Topping My Charts

I have just returned from another fabulous Winter weekend in the Adirondacks to celebrate the New Year. While I was there I had gotten in some ample cross-training time skate-skiing, hiking and some photography. This outdoor time gave me a good amount of time to reflect upon the last year. I keep hearing others saying …

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