Choose Your Own Adventure

  Choose Your Own Adventure story books. I used to love reading these books as a kid. The personal choice and risk I owned over my own destiny was fascinating. Engrossed in the possibilities, when faced with a fork in the road, I could choose to take a comfortable left to go straight to the […]

The Search for a New Coach and The Non-negotiables

  Starting the sport at age 35 in 2011, I burst into the triathlon scene and hit the ground running. Consistent overall age-group wins and course records at local triathlons, 70.3’s, then an ITU world championship title at age 37, I thought, “Now or never RBM!” With a fire in my belly and the genetics […]


Connor running alongside me mile 3

2015 Ironman World Championship Race Report

The 2015 Ironman World Championship race in Kailua-Kona on October 10, 2015 was the greatest personal test. Rolled into one, for different reasons, it was the best and the worst race of my life. Never before have I felt so strong, so ready, so eager, so fit, so mentally prepared for a race I knew […]

2015 Ironman World Championship: Giving Back

Friends, family, and followers: Your endless support has meant the world to me. I often think that successes I’ve been fortunate to own have nothing to do with me at all. Giving back is a not a choice, its a responsibility. Your support for one of my favorite organizations has both personal and professional significance. I truly appreciate […]