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Motivation Monday: Running with the Legends

If you’re looking for a little motivation today then Running with the Legends is the book for you. The book tells the stories of 21 great runners. You get the story of their career in the sport and how they … Continue reading

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Over and Under Training

Overtraining is a very popular topic in triathlon for some reason. In the course of my career, I’ve seen two people train enough to hit full blown ‘overtraining syndrome’.  Two. In 2007 my Norwegian buddy Jorgen and I were in … Continue reading

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Things Change

The triathlon landscape has changed a ton since I started in 2006. Back then the Midwest Multisport Series was the hot ticket here in Minnesota. All the best athletes raced those ten events and most of them sold out. Now … Continue reading

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No Money, No Fun

As I write about leaving the illustrious ranks of professional triathlon I want to be clear: there were lots of great things about it and I fully appreciate what a privilege the opportunity was. I just want to relate a … Continue reading

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GOING AMATEUR

I am very excited to announce that for the 2015 triathlon season I will be taking a big step forward and racing as an amateur! This is a huge move and a major decision and something that I am confident … Continue reading

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Gold Guys 2014 Year in Review Lists: Lists are Important!

2014 is coming to a close. That means it is time to create random lists ranking different things. Why? Because this is the internet. Are these scientifically determined, peer-reviewed lists? Come on. This is the internet. Top Three Funniest Male … Continue reading

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Perfect Holiday Gift Sponsortunity

What is a Sponsortunity? An opportunity to get sponsored. What is a gift? In this case a bag of precious, precious beans. Peace Coffee beans. It is that time of year. You are in dire need of something special to … Continue reading

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