Category Archives: 2005 NZ Ironman

Like A Dream

I got back a couple of days ago after three most excellent weeks of traveling around New Zealand.  Fabulous! As a lefty, I miss driving on the other side of the road. Mostly, I miss using the word trundler (for

Like A Dream

I got back a couple of days ago after three most excellent weeks of traveling around New Zealand.  Fabulous! As a lefty, I miss driving on the other side of the road. Mostly, I miss using the word trundler (for

Race Photos

Lots and lots of them available here. I’ll admit it. I am more tired today than yesterday. We just spent 3 hours uploading photos Here was a chance meeting. I was at mile 14 and Julie mile 12.  

Race Photos

Lots and lots of them available here. I’ll admit it. I am more tired today than yesterday. We just spent 3 hours uploading photos Here was a chance meeting. I was at mile 14 and Julie mile 12.  

The Aftermath

[Exhale] It was indeed a long day! I finished in 13:48 and Julie just minutes back in 13:55. I have lots of thoughts on the whole event and Durdam took a ton of photos but it will take some time

The Aftermath

[Exhale] It was indeed a long day! I finished in 13:48 and Julie just minutes back in 13:55. I have lots of thoughts on the whole event and Durdam took a ton of photos but it will take some time

Full Disclosure

OK. We are now 15 hours from the start (Friday at 10AM PST).  Full coverage available at ironmanlive.com. I am race number 810 and Julie is 1108. The weather has done another about face and the forecast for race day

Full Disclosure

OK. We are now 15 hours from the start (Friday at 10AM PST).  Full coverage available at ironmanlive.com. I am race number 810 and Julie is 1108. The weather has done another about face and the forecast for race day

T Minus Two

What was a sunny outlook has been replaced with an angry sea of self-doubt. The weather turned foul overnight and today the lake is whitecapped and the wind is swirling. I currently feel the size of a sow but am

T Minus Two

What was a sunny outlook has been replaced with an angry sea of self-doubt. The weather turned foul overnight and today the lake is whitecapped and the wind is swirling. I currently feel the size of a sow but am

Taupo Central

Absolutely spendid.  We spent 2 days in Auckland before heading down to Lake Taupo (pop. 20,000), home of IMNZ.  The weather has been fabulous (fingers crossed) and the Lake is surprisingly warm (you could swim it without a wetsuit).  We

Taupo Central

Absolutely spendid.  We spent 2 days in Auckland before heading down to Lake Taupo (pop. 20,000), home of IMNZ.  The weather has been fabulous (fingers crossed) and the Lake is surprisingly warm (you could swim it without a wetsuit).  We

$%&@#!!

With any looming deadline, I seem to have an uncanny inability to prioritize and an equal penchant to sign up for added responsibility.  That said, I will be on the plane to Auckland this evening. And toting in no particular

$%&@#!!

With any looming deadline, I seem to have an uncanny inability to prioritize and an equal penchant to sign up for added responsibility.  That said, I will be on the plane to Auckland this evening. And toting in no particular