Gratitude

© Eric Wynn 2016Ironman CairnsCairns, QLD, Australia ★ 2016.06.12I'll warn you in advance, there's a lot of hokey I-can-be-self-empowered-because-I'm-rich guru-ism in this interview done by "The Genius Network" (certainly are humble, aren't they...) of Peter Diamantis (founder of the XPrize) and Tony Robbins. I certainly do not "love" marketing, even though I will certainly admit that my role as a … Continue reading Gratitude

The 3 P’s

© Scott Flathouse 2016Ironman TexasThe Woodlands, TX ★ 2016.05.14After spending decades studying how people deal with setbacks, psychologist Martin Seligman found that there are three P’s—personalization, pervasiveness, and permanence—that are critical to how we bounce back from hardship. The seeds of resilience are planted in the way we process the negative events in our lives. - Sheryl … Continue reading The 3 P’s

A Family Affair. And Lessons Learned Over 7 Years.

© 2016 Brian ComiskeyIronman 70.3 CaliforniaOceanside, CA ★ 2016.04.02I've struggled for the past two weeks to find anything of substance to say about my season opener in Oceanside. The race unfolded pretty much the way I expected. I swam about where I usually do; the swim in Oceanside has never really suited me as you get a really … Continue reading A Family Affair. And Lessons Learned Over 7 Years.

The Engineer’s Lament

Cyanide & Happiness © Dave McElfatrickIronman World ChampionshipsKailua-Kona, HI ★ 2015.10.10Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway. - John WayneNo hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. - Winston ChurchillBefore you read any further on this, there are two separate articles that serve as a sort of adjunct or prelude. … Continue reading The Engineer’s Lament

Justified

Eight hours of racing, but it's mostly a blur... © Julien Heon 2015Ironman Mont-TremblantMont-Tremblant, QC, Canada ★ 2015.08.16He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.Friedrich NietzscheLife is what happens while you are busy making other plans.John LennonFor five seasons, the TV show "Justified" follow US Marshal Raylan Givens, masterfully played by … Continue reading Justified

Maybe. Might. Perhaps.

My new 2015 kit from Louis GarneauIronman 70.3 Buffalo Springs LakeLubbock, TX ★ 2015.06.28"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self." - Ernest HemingwayThere's a common disclaimer in the financial industry, "Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results." This appends basically … Continue reading Maybe. Might. Perhaps.