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Race Perspectives from the Sidelines Crewing at the Florida Double Anvil Triathlon

Posted on 23 March 2016

Tweet The annual gathering of ultra triathletes to the warm weather and sun of Florida is always a welcome sign that spring is almost here.   This year’s annual Florida Double Anvil Triathlon moved the confines of the triathlon mecca of Clermont, Florida. Clermont has a rich history of the triathlon and the famous Great Floridian [Read the Rest...]

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10,000 hours – not necessary for ultra racing!

Posted on 08 December 2015

Tweet Consider some shorter term race goals and take some big steps and risk failure  

DECA Ironman GRIT – Race reflections of 2015 Leon DECA

Posted on 13 November 2015

Tweet I am not a fan of lengthy race reports outlining every aspect of an individual’s race.  The real value of race reports is to follow a story, learn about the specific race and hopefully some laughs and learning lessons. The DECA (1 Ironman per day x 10 days format this year) as many of [Read the Rest...]

It’s DECA Iron Triathlon Time

Posted on 15 October 2015

Tweet October brings the end to the ultra triathlon season with the final event of the year, the DECA Iron. This year’s event will be held in Leon, MX  beginning Oct. 19th – Oct. 28th, (2nd year being held in Leon) – DECAUltraTri. For those of you interested in following the updates, please check out [Read the Rest...]

DecaManUSA update and Deca training guide

Posted on 31 May 2015

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Deca Ironman Training Guide

Posted on 27 May 2015

Tweet In preparation for future DECA Iron events – (1 Iron per day or continuous formats) I have been working on a resource of “all things” DECA.   For many ultra triathletes this is a major step up in terms of moving from the already difficult Double and Triple Iron’s.   Nothing against the difficulty of the [Read the Rest...]

DecaManUSA Triathlon update

Posted on 04 August 2014

Tweet  If you are interested in additional information and updates, please email me at tricfp@aol.com  

Persistence In Training Equals Persistence In Racing

Posted on 01 May 2014

Tweet We have all faced those memorable workouts when you push through specific barriers and persisted to finish no matter how tough the circumstances. Mental toughness training sessions are the key to performing well on race day. It might be a targeted workout specifically with new threshold barriers that you incorporate into your workouts – [Read the Rest...]

The Triathlon Lifestyle

Posted on 23 March 2014

Tweet We all train and race for so many different reasons in our now mature sport of triathlons. I think most would agree that the greatest memories of a triathlon event beyond personal performance would be the great friends and new acquaintances that last well beyond the race. Yes we might remember the negative split [Read the Rest...]

Triple DECA and Rhodes Marathon 2014

Posted on 05 September 2013

Tweet Best wishes for everyone that’s racing over the next months. I will be participating the Triple Deca Ironman in Italy, representing my country, USA along with other great Americans. You can get more updates about Triple Deca Ironman Race by visiting this website, http://decaironman.com/ or your can check out my Facebook page and Twitter account [Read the Rest...]

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