Here is a prelude to Ian Moore’s epic IRONMAN race! He lives in Norway and has been an active member of DSTC; this was one brutal IRONMAN experience but certainly a testament to his incredible willpower.
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 register, and I encourage you to take a look: Thanks Karl Thieme for giving the IMU VR a shot. See his results and my thoughts below: IM [...]
Here are my tips on how to optimize your nutrition and improve your racing if you have a high sweat rate. https://youtu.be/2X45C7UVj54
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.
During your race do you find yourself hitting the port-a-potty? Athletes often think it’s something they’ve done during the race that results in these issues, however, many times triathletes will unknowingly sabotage their race before it even starts by making these common pre-race fueling mistakes.
Watch these tips to race your best bike split yet. https://youtu.be/TDSuOEi56CA
The bike leg of a triathlon can be overwhelming for many of athletes. You may start out with a plan and are feeling great but a few miles in you'll feel stale setting a negative platform for the rest of the race. Everyone experiences these rough patches. I’ve had several races where I’ve felt like [...]
Watch my thoughts on alcohol and triathlon training and racing: https://vimeo.com/314330830
“This photo was taken in 1983 or ‘84 at what I think was called ‘The President’s Race’ in Dallas, Texas. No, it was not a new fashion statement! The early summer race was a scorcher and surviving the run was the tall order for the day. I rarely ran with my shirt pulled over my [...]
Thirty three seconds was the margin of my victory in the 1983 World Ironman Championships. With 5 miles to go, my friend, Pat, hollered at me, “Dave just over 5 minutes ahead. Tinley looks great; get going!” Two miles to go, I was down to two minutes. I barely hung on and if there were [...]