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April 4, 2012
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“If you hate it, it’s good for you!”   Never short on words, I recently tossed this out to a disgruntled athlete and over the weekend,  it stayed in my head as a refrain.  I watched, proudly, as my 25 proud campers dug so deep in their deliberate suffering and faced their “I hate this”

March 5, 2012
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This week’s training tip  was published on Active.com last week.   I was soooo excited that they accepted this for publication, as Open Water Swimming is largely about mind games. For many of us, it is terrifying and the most dreaded part of any race.   Read more about how you can conquer your fears

October 1, 2011
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Today was a profound day for me, as I coached and yelled and heckled my athletes from the sidelines of the Pinehurst triathlon.  It was  so much fun to volunteer and to be a supporting presence on the race course. My athletes were all stellar.  They all finished shaking, stumbling, empty, and triumphant.  They took

June 16, 2011
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What do you call yourself?   This has been on my mind lately, as some of my athletes are experiencing some epic personal growth and changes in their attitudes.  One recently said to me,  “You know, coach, I don’t just run anymore.  I call myself a runner. Since I received news today of my Level