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[11 Apr 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Sardinia Surprise

If you read my race report from the Tantauco experience, you will know how much I like getting into adventure and exploring relationships.  You may also remember the Italian team we ran with on the last day.  Cool guys and it added a lot of good to the experience as cool people always do.  There is just something about the combination of these people, some amazing places and an overwhelming challenge that just makes the goal complete for me.
Before I even got …

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[5 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
March – Peaking for Patagonia

After a solid start in January and sorting things out in February, I started to reach a peak in March.  The Endurance Corner camp started at the end of February and Max and I got to spend some quality time on the road out to Scottsdale again to see Trevor and start our fatigue early before we got to Arizona for the camp.

My running was better than ever at this point and the camp was built around cycling so I started to fill in the consistency in riding …

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[4 Apr 2011 | 11 Comments | ]
TER Report: Days 3 & 4 – The Negative Split

After two days the obvious physical fatigue was starting to set in on all the teams.  We were almost at the halfway point but we knew better to think it was going to get any easier.   Mentally, this was the day to break the competitors.  It started a shift in ratio to the muscle and battle between the ears.  The race was staged so that the first two days on foot were slow and strength orientated.  Just the sort of stuff to tire you out.  Most of the time …