Coming into 2012, I was one year into being a new dad. Being a parent is the best part of my life, the toll it took on my health, not so much.
This is the story of how I transformed myself from someone who had not run since grade nine, and who could not do the front crawl, to a finisher of multiple half-ironmans, marathons, adventure races, and most recently bikepacking adventures.
Today's post is about the cornerstone of any successful bike training plan, the FTP test. What is it, what purpose does it serve, the methods […]
BOOM! And just like that, the door to 2021 slams shut, and the New Year begins. I want to start by saying that I'm incredibly […]
This is the second of two parts about my three-day adventure on the Durham Destroyer Full Monty. If you haven't already, you can read part […]
My phone rang today, and a fun notification popped up that was both unexpecting and exciting. Why Blog and My Vision for the Blog Hitting […]
After months of training, in September 2019 I posted my fastest half-ironman at 5:47:41, followed shortly thereafter by coming within 2:09 of a Boston Qualifying […]
As I reflect on 2019 and my surprising marathon PB at the 2019 Waterfront Marathon, the part that I've always struggled with is how do […]
As I pulled off the DVP, I felt that familiar feeling, a strange mix of nervous stomach, some race day jitters, and the energy of […]
With the summer of bikepacking coming to an end, and an injury return to running going okay, I've decided to set my sights on a […]
In 2014 I signed up for my first mountain bike race, the Hardwood SingleTrack Classic, where I learned lessons that still hold true today. […]
Although the experience of running my first half marathon in 2012 was amazing, it didn't take long for me to hang up my running shoes […]
Coming into 2020, I was riding an extreme high. I had finished 2019 by running my fastest marathon, finishing with a PB of 3:17 at […]