I love being physically tired, though wrestling was my main sport through college I ran 2 marathons in high school.
I did my first triathlon in 2000, my first Ironman in 2002. I did Ironman Coeur d’Alene 2012 less than 6 months after having my left hip replaced, I had the right hip replaced in Jan of 2021.
I am usually a mid pack athlete, but in 2017 at Ironman Arizona things went my way and I podiumed with 5th in my age group. In 2018 I raced Kona via the legacy program.
This season I hope to joy ride, fun run, pleasure swim to fitness, I’ll do as many local events as I can manage while getting ready for Chuckanut 50K my first Ultra, and my 20th Ironman at Coeur d’Alene,
I work as a Thai Massage Bodyworker I move all in and out of stretches and presses helping my athletes/clients/friends recover and prepare for more fun.
Favorite local place to train
Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish are my favorites places to swim, I enjoy biking on Galibrath Mountain, Any place I can be in the woods, see mountains, bodies of water, while running, walking, hiking works great for me.
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