Monthly Archives: March 2012

Hello from Eugene!

Yesterday Lauren, Miranda, and I traveled to Eugene, Oregon for World Cup Trials. In the airport they already have banners up advertising the Olympic Trials! In a way this race feels like a dress rehearsal except for the fact that … Continue reading

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Enjoying the journey!

Perhaps my favorite saying is, “Life is a journey, not a destination.” And while training specifically to make the Olympic Team can surely feel like my sites are set on the destination that’s not to say I am not enjoying … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Miranda!

Today was TEAMmate Miranda’s 23rd birthday! Lucky her that her birthday was on a Tuesday which means she got to do a hard workout in the morning and a second shake out workout in the afternoon. However, she was very … Continue reading

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Rain, Wind, and even Hail Can’t Stop Me Now!

Another very successful week of training despite the less than ideal weather. I logged 128k this week with an additional 50min swim on Monday. Wednesday was 10x 1k/500m fartlek that went very well, that was also the last day we … Continue reading

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San Diego Zoo

This morning was another solid day of training the only bummer was my long sleeve drifit shirt got stolen by some bum. The day started off on the cooler side and was overcast but by the time we got back … Continue reading

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Huntington Beach

Maria, TEAMmate Miranda, Joanne 2008 Olympian On saturday fellow TEAMmates and I drove up to Huntington Beach. On Sunday, the weather was perfect, overcast and low 50’s, the course was fair, and the stakes for many were high. The reason … Continue reading

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14 inches faster!

Yes that’s right, I said 14 INCHES faster because that’s how much hair I chopped off. Ahh so crazy I can’t believe my hair is so short again. This afternoon I got my once every 2 year haircut and donated … Continue reading

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TEAM training!

This is the largest group of TEAMmates Tim has had training together in San Diego. The last time I saw this many race walkers on the same path was during a race. The morning was beautiful out, a brisk start … Continue reading

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Hello from sunny San Diego!

I finally made it to San Diego! I flew out on Monday and after lots of delays, changed flight plans, lost luggage I arrived late on Monday night with my bags arriving yesterday afternoon. A great reminder to all athletes … Continue reading

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