Monthly Archives: July 2011

Deer Creek Open Water 5K Swim…Here I Come!

In my continuing quest to expand my horizons in the world of open water swimming, I have registered for the Deer Creek Open Water Marathon Swim – 5k non-wetsuit division. The race will take place on Saturday, August 13, 2011, … Continue reading

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What Was I So Afraid Of?

I have been considering swimming with a USMS Masters swim group at my local YMCA. The group meets most mornings, but on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the swim is in a 50-meter pool. I like the idea of swimming 50 meters … Continue reading

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Update On “Something Totally Different…Norb & The Tour Divide”

On June 2nd, I wrote to let you all about Norb DeKerchove’s CRAZY attempt to ride, self-supported from Banff, Alberta, Canada, to Antelope Wells, New Mexico, USA. Today, I am proud to announce he made it! Yep, 2700+ miles in … Continue reading

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So Long Ironman (For Now)…Hello Swimming Focus!

One week ago, on June 26, 2011, I completed my 3rd and, for now, final, Ironman triathlon. Ironman Coeur d’Alene was an awesome race. I rediscovered what it means to push my body further than I thought possible. My result: … Continue reading

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