All too often I’ve seen athletes looking to PR -- or even win their Kona slot – who end up being plagued by nutritional problems that prevent them from reaching their goals. Does this sound like you? If so, then read on to avoid these 4 common hazards and nail your race-day nutrition strategy for a [...]
Throughout your training and racing, it’s important not to forget about the mental side of your game. Well planned race strategies, a strong belief in yourself and an unshakable confidence in your training will all contribute to achieving your goals. This is a photo of me during the 1994 Hawaii Ironman World Championships. [...]
I don't think I was ever as relieved to finish an IRONMAN than in 1983! At that time I was in an intense rivalry with Scott Tinley. "ST" had beaten me in February of '82, then I'd come back and won in October of '82. (BTW, his brother Jeff finished 3rd in both races.) The [...]
What the heck is going on here? This shot -- that captures me in the "pain cage" -- was taken somewhere on the IRONMAN course in February 1982. As IRONMAN historians recall there were two races in 1982: this one in February (made famous by Julie Moss's crawl to the finish line) and a second in [...]
Lately I’ve been getting numerous requests from triathletes who want insights on how to race — and not just complete — the Hawaii IRONMAN. This is a massive topic (and I’ll be presenting very detailed advice as October nears) but, for now, check out this video where I provide 3 fundamental tips that are helpful in [...]
Occasionally racing on a road bike makes good sense. Watch this video I shot on the subject, and learn the story behind this photo.
Want to make the most of your open water training? In this video - shot with my son Drew at the Dave Scott Multisport Institute at Four Seasons Hualalai - I review a few pointers that will make your race in the surf more comfortable and successful
The key is stretching and rolling your feet, achilles, shins, hamstrings, quads, hips and spine.
Make the most of your open water swimming with this workout.
I see so many people laying on their IT bands and foam rolling them thinking they will release tension. You won't and here's why.