Author Archives: Corey

About Corey

I am a 30-something swim, bike, run addict married to my best friend and in love with my two schnoodle doggies.

And then I tapered.

Since I didn’t start writing about my training until peak week, taper came really quickly Well, at least in the context of blogging about it… Actually, in truth, this training cycle has gone by pretty quickly overall. It might be … Continue reading

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Thinking Out Loud

Just some random and rambling thoughts about a few things that I have come across lately… “You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with”. I had never heard this phrase (or concept) before the last few weeks and now it seems … Continue reading

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Comparing Me to…Me

I have spent a lot of time this training cycle looking back at my training leading up to Beach to Battleship in 2012. Yeah, yeah, I know. Comparison is thief of joy. Never compare yourself to your former self. I get it and … Continue reading

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How was Peak Week?

Since I made #thereturn to the Internet smack dab in the middle of peak week, I thought I would talk a little about what it looked like and how it went. As I mentioned in my race recap, the original … Continue reading

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Rumpass in Bumpass Olympic Triathlon

The Background I think it is important in triathlon to do “tune-up” race before my A-race of the season. It’s a good way to remember how to play triathlon again (how do I set up transition? where is that wetsuit?) and … Continue reading

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Still Alive

Hello? Is anyone still there? Somehow I doubt it, but since I have felt this strange urge to write again lately, I dug through my links and found my way back here. Honestly, I thought I had retired this space. … Continue reading

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ITU World Championships – Race Report

Guess what?! I raced again! And this was a BIG one! Somewhere in the craziness of prepping for Nationals, then moving, going on vacation and trying to catch back up, I managed to forget to share one not-so-tiny bit of … Continue reading

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