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The Greatest Race Ever Run

On October 14, 1989 at the Ironman® Triathlon World Championship the universe of sport was changed forever when Dave Scott and Mark Allen ran “The Greatest Race Ever Run” pushing each other to the breaking point, and then pushing harder for more than eight hours, never separated by more than a few feet.

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Want a Challenge? Try the Ironman Virtual Club

May 7th, 2020|

As one of Ironman’s Master Coaches, I’ve been working with Ironman Virtual Club to create a variety of challenges for athletes to continue competing, virtually. It’s free to registerM, and I encourage you to take a look: Thanks Karl Thieme for giving the IMU VR a [...]

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October 2nd, 2019|

On October 14, 1989 at the Ironman® Triathlon World Championship the universe of sport was changed forever when Dave Scott and Mark Allen ran “The Greatest Race Ever Run” pushing each other to the breaking point, and then pushing harder for more than eight hours, never separated by more than a few feet.

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Good Morning, Athletes! Hope you all have had a g Good Morning, Athletes! 
Hope you all have had a great week of continued training! As all of this COVID craziness continues, join me this Wednesday, May 13th at 1pm (MST) for my free webinar! 
Have you heard of Zach Bitter? This world record ultra-athlete will be attempting to break another world record on May 16th as he hops on the treadmill for 100 miles! 
Join me this Wednesday as I discuss how to combine nutrition and optimal training. Why and how can Zach master this improbable feat? 
Click the Link in my Bio to Register!

#davescott @sfuels.sf  #treadmill100WR #zachbitterworldrecord @fightfortheforgotten  #keeptraining #nutrition @bioastin_astaxanthin

Good Morning, Athletes!
Hope you all have had a great week of continued training! As all of this COVID craziness continues, join me this Wednesday, May 13th at 1pm (MST) for my free webinar!
Have you heard of Zach Bitter? This world record ultra-athlete will be attempting to break another world record on May 16th as he hops on the treadmill for 100 miles!
Join me this Wednesday as I discuss how to combine nutrition and optimal training. Why and how can Zach master this improbable feat?
Click the Link in my Bio to Register!

#davescott @sfuels.sf #treadmill100WR #zachbitterworldrecord @fightfortheforgotten #keeptraining #nutrition @bioastin_astaxanthin
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World and American record holder, Zach Bitter, is World and American record holder, Zach Bitter, is hopping on the treadmill for 100 miles to break a new world record on May 16th! Join me and the other hosts: Ian Corless, Jamil Coury, Eric Schranz, and Nicole Bitter. See you there!

@fightfortheforgotten @sfuels @zackbitterorldrecor #keeptrianing #running #worldrecord

World and American record holder, Zach Bitter, is hopping on the treadmill for 100 miles to break a new world record on May 16th! Join me and the other hosts: Ian Corless, Jamil Coury, Eric Schranz, and Nicole Bitter. See you there!

@fightfortheforgotten @sfuels @zackbitterorldrecor #keeptrianing #running #worldrecord
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Great News! I've been selected by FINIS to help sp Great News! I've been selected by FINIS to help spread the joy of swimming. Use my promo code, for an additional 20% off any purchase. Follow the link in my bio!
@finisswim #traiathlon #keeptraining #drylandswimming #covid #davescott #asktheman

Great News! I've been selected by FINIS to help spread the joy of swimming. Use my promo code, for an additional 20% off any purchase. Follow the link in my bio!
@finisswim #traiathlon #keeptraining #drylandswimming #covid #davescott #asktheman
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Good morning, athletes! Don't forget to join me fo Good morning, athletes! Don't forget to join me for my live webinar, today at 1pm (MST). Let's wake up those glutes! 
Follow this link to register: https://event.webinarjam.com/register/22/pqlqztk

Good morning, athletes! Don't forget to join me for my live webinar, today at 1pm (MST). Let's wake up those glutes!
Follow this link to register: https://event.webinarjam.com/register/22/pqlqztk
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Zipping out on the roads during COVID-19. My ARGON Zipping out on the roads during COVID-19. My ARGON E119 TRI is a sweet machine! Anyone wanna race? 
@playtri @huub_usa  #swimbikerun #ironman #playtriracing #davescott

Zipping out on the roads during COVID-19. My ARGON E119 TRI is a sweet machine! Anyone wanna race?
@playtri @huub_usa #swimbikerun #ironman #playtriracing #davescott
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I was recently asked “do you listen to anything I was recently asked “do you listen to anything while you train?”I certainly do; I listen to the earth. 
I challenge you to be outside today: no headphones, no radio. Listen to the earth and let’s celebrate it.

#earthday #nature #keeptraining #triathlon #davescott #optoutside HUUB IRONMAN  Playtri

I was recently asked “do you listen to anything while you train?”I certainly do; I listen to the earth.
I challenge you to be outside today: no headphones, no radio. Listen to the earth and let’s celebrate it.

#earthday #nature #keeptraining #triathlon #davescott #optoutside HUUB IRONMAN Playtri
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Free Live Webinar Today! Looking forward to havin Free Live Webinar Today! 
Looking forward to having you on the session. Follow this link to register!

https://event.webinarjam.com/register/17/q171kt1

Locked in the house and trying to manage this crazy time with Covid 19; I’ve had a big outreach to handle home exercises and also to cover questions and concerns on weight gain, maintaining lean muscle mass, aging and when we get to race once again - proper LCHF nutritional advice.  Come join me Wednesday, 1:00 PM (MST) for a free live webinar. I have a series of stretch cord exercises and during the webinar I’d love to answer your questions live!

Free Live Webinar Today!
Looking forward to having you on the session. Follow this link to register!

https://event.webinarjam.com/register/17/q171kt1

Locked in the house and trying to manage this crazy time with Covid 19; I’ve had a big outreach to handle home exercises and also to cover questions and concerns on weight gain, maintaining lean muscle mass, aging and when we get to race once again - proper LCHF nutritional advice. Come join me Wednesday, 1:00 PM (MST) for a free live webinar. I have a series of stretch cord exercises and during the webinar I’d love to answer your questions live!
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Dreaming of that pool time. COVID-19 has made it Dreaming of that pool time. 
COVID-19 has made it difficult for many of us to continue swim training. 
Check out my youtube channel for dryland swimming substitute exercises. 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC864LdqCcmgssDl67qlEd8A?view_as=subscriber 
@huubdesign @playtri @finisswim 
#drylandswimming #davescott #keepthecourse #weareinthistogether

Dreaming of that pool time.
COVID-19 has made it difficult for many of us to continue swim training.
Check out my youtube channel for dryland swimming substitute exercises.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC864LdqCcmgssDl67qlEd8A?view_as=subscriber
@huubdesign @playtri @finisswim
#drylandswimming #davescott #keepthecourse #weareinthistogether
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Remember when the gun goes off. . . stick to your Remember when the gun goes off. . . stick to your race plan. .
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@shimanoroad @huubdesign @velofix @ironmantri 
#davescott #davescott6x #ironman #imu

Remember when the gun goes off. . . stick to your race plan. .
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@shimanoroad @huubdesign @velofix @ironmantri
#davescott #davescott6x #ironman #imu
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As a number of races have been canceled due to #co As a number of races have been canceled due to #covid_19 and a number of athletes from @ironmanu have asked me how to stay motivated in the midst of uncertainty! Here are my suggestions. Stay well, everyone! 🌺 #triathlontraining #endurance #wellness

As a number of races have been canceled due to #covid_19 and a number of athletes from @ironmanu have asked me how to stay motivated in the midst of uncertainty! Here are my suggestions. Stay well, everyone! 🌺 #triathlontraining #endurance #wellness ...

This photo is a bit of a #throwback, but I sure am This photo is a bit of a #throwback, but I sure am ready for the cold weather to be over here in #bouldercolorado ❄️ Still, any day is a good day for a swim in my book. What’s your favorite workout weather? 🏋️‍♀️ #fitness #training #DSTC @playtri @ironmantri

This photo is a bit of a #throwback, but I sure am ready for the cold weather to be over here in #bouldercolorado ❄️ Still, any day is a good day for a swim in my book. What’s your favorite workout weather? 🏋️‍♀️ #fitness #training #DSTC @playtri @ironmantri ...

My biggest piece of advice that I give to athletes My biggest piece of advice that I give to athletes is to keep a cool head on race day (both as a figure of speech and literally!) 💦 I hand picked these visors from @headsweats for members of my Tri Club; they’re are moisture-wicking and also pretty good looking, check out that logo! 😂👀 #davescotttriclub #ironmanchampion #trainsmarter #swim #bike #run #humansoftriathlon

My biggest piece of advice that I give to athletes is to keep a cool head on race day (both as a figure of speech and literally!) 💦 I hand picked these visors from @headsweats for members of my Tri Club; they’re are moisture-wicking and also pretty good looking, check out that logo! 😂👀 #davescotttriclub #ironmanchampion #trainsmarter #swim #bike #run #humansoftriathlon ...