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Competition and the Belief in Yourself

  This is a photo of me and my contemporaries: Scott Tinley, Mark Allen and Scott Molina. As some of you may know, we had a dominant hold on most of the races in the 80's and early 90's and we were known as “The Big Four”. For me, the significance of this photo is I always knew [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|Articles, Bike, Racing, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles, Vintage Dave|Comments Off on Competition and the Belief in Yourself

My Most Memorable Triathlon

I'm often asked which Hawaii IRONMAN was my favorite and most memorable. My answer often surprises people. Recently my partner HOKA ONE ONE featured me in one of its episodes of Humans of HOKA. In it, I talk about why the 1996 IRONMAN World Championships was my best race ever. I hope you enjoy it.   [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|HOKA, Ironman, Racing, Run, Training Articles, Videos, Vintage Dave|Comments Off on My Most Memorable Triathlon

Ask The Man: Should I Race a Sprint Tri Before a 70.3 Half IRONMAN Goal Race?

Andrea from The Dave Scott Triathlon Club had a great question I wanted to share with everyone about adding a practice race leading up to your goal race this season.   https://youtu.be/SherjVqnU34  

By | September 4th, 2018|Ask The Man, Bike, Racing, Run, Swim, Training, Training Articles|Comments Off on Ask The Man: Should I Race a Sprint Tri Before a 70.3 Half IRONMAN Goal Race?

When Can I Return to Running After a Race?

After a demanding triathlon like a 70.3 or full-distance IRONMAN, we all know the feeling of that post-race hobble. As your body recovers, it's okay to swim and cycle within 2 days after the event, but don't jump back into running too quickly. Athletes who return to running too soon after a race will often feel flat, tired [...]

What Will the Dave Scott Tri Club Do For Me?

I created the Dave Scott Tri Club for one reason: to make athletes like you faster and more efficient.   After winning the IRONMAN World Championships 6 times – and competing as a professional all over the world – I devoted my life to coaching.   For over 30 years I’ve been obsessed with teaching my [...]

By | July 27th, 2018|Dave Scott Tri Club, News, Racing, Training|14 Comments

5 Big Mistakes People Make After Signing Up for an IRONMAN

It's easy to get wrapped up in the excitement of training for a big race. I've seen both pros and amateurs make plenty of errors in their training that have led to detrimental race results or a loss of an entire season due to injury. Here are the 5 biggest mistakes I’ve seen and my [...]

By | April 18th, 2018|Articles, Bike, BioAstin, News, Racing, Run, Swim, Training|2 Comments

Ask The Man: My Running Intervals Are Making Me Slower… What Am I doing Wrong?

Dear Dave, I’m not a very fast runner but I’ve been joining a fast training group once a week for several years. I’m good at keeping up during the intervals, but I have a hard time recovering and then running well the next day. I really haven’t gotten any faster in my races. What am [...]

By | April 11th, 2018|Ask The Man, BioAstin, HOKA, Racing, Run, Training, Training Articles|1 Comment