Monthly Archive: May, 2012

Nothing says “I love you” like a front headlock

Dear Izzy, Max, and Kate, Last night I had the pleasure of interviewing professional Xterra triathlete Craig Evans and meeting his family. It was my first video interview. I’ll post it here in… Continue reading

Meet Cam Dye; Pro Triathlete, Boulder’s native son, and Dad

Dear Izzy, Max, and Kate, A couple of weeks ago I introduced you to Bree Wee: pro triathlete, surf girl, and mom. I want to continue to introduce you to great people who… Continue reading

Starting over

Dear Izzy, Max, and Kate, We had a great vacation at Sea Grove Beach, FL.  I hope you kids never forget going on vacation with your grand parents. One day you’ll realize how… Continue reading

Desperate, like the last day of vacation

Dear Izzy, Max, and Kate, Yesterday I woke up with a sense of desperation. I dreaded Friday all week. Occasionally throughout our fun filled week at the beach, I would think about it,… Continue reading

Vacation before and after photos

Dear Izzy, Max, and Kate, We’re still on vacation and you kids are having a blast! I wanted to take just a second and show you your daily progression: Before beach, pool, cookies,… Continue reading

Shallow enough for you to touch

Dear Izzy, Max, and Kate, We’re at the beach this week with Nana and Papaw. Right now it’s 9:00pm and you 3 are sound asleep on the couch after a long day at… Continue reading

Starting lines and finish lines: How to be Grateful

Dear Izzy, Max, and Kate, Here’s my confession: I haven’t run a step or biked a mile since Rev3 Knoxville two weeks ago. I’m going a little stir-crazy. I took the normal week… Continue reading

Meet Bree Wee: Pro Triathlete, Surfer girl, and Mom

Dear Izzy, Max, and Kate, I want to introduce you to some awesome Mom’s and Dad’s as I write these letters to you. I’m doing my best to balance being a husband to… Continue reading

The man’s guide to leg shaving: a step-by-step photo tutorial

Dear Izzy, Max, and Kate, I’ve been shaving my legs for years. I resisted the peer pressure in my first year of racing, but gave in in year 2. I won’t list the… Continue reading

Now what? Dealing with post race letdown:

Dear Izzy, Max, and Kate, I swam this morning. It was just an easy 1000 yard “mostly pull” swim, but it was good to wake up early and stretch out a little. I… Continue reading

Rev3 Knoxville review: a family event

Dear Izzy, Max, and Kate, We had a big weekend in Knoxville! For the most part it went exactly as I had hoped it would. While I didn’t quite hit my time goal… Continue reading

How to Follow a Training Plan

Dear Izzy, Max, and Kate, Rev3 Knoxville is two days away! By this hour on Sunday I’ll be two hours into my race – somewhere between 25-30 miles into the bike with the… Continue reading

Right Now

Dear Izzy, Max, and Kate, This morning I slept in a little. For me that means 6:30AM. As I made my way down the hall, I could hear faint noises coming from your… Continue reading