Be Brave

Be Brave. Take Risks. Nothing can substitute experience. ~ Paulo Coelho I’ve wanted to take a solo trip for some time. A few weeks ago, I had that urge, looked at some random plane tickets, and found that tickets from LAX to Havana Cuba were a great price! Cuba was a trip that I’ve been…

DIRT

Lately we’ve been taking training off road more and more! Two weeks ago Dom, Marjan and I went mountain biking in Blackstar Canyon because the winds were INSANE for being on the road. Yes I am completely aware that we are spoiled here in SoCal. Marjan and I both grew up in tundra like conditions…

Did we officially kick off summer this weekend!?

Happy Earth Day! I hope you were able to get outside and enjoy this fabulous place we call Earth. Seriously… Mother Nature kicks A$$! Today we did 60 miles to San Clemente and back and it felt like we officially kicked off training for Whistler in July. This whole week we have all stepped up…

Behind the Rocks…

The thing I love the most about my triathlon girlfriends is that they are truly the most adventurous bunch of women I’ve ever met. Last weekend was a true testament to that fact as we road tripped to Utah for the Behind the Rocks 30k trail race! We got to spend loads of quality time together…

Never go to a race without DuctTape

So this post is about the other Tri-Belle that did IM Florida. Marjan is definitely the creative one in the group and she is always making the best videos to capture all of our races and other fun adventures. Seriously, her videos make you feel like you are right back on the course, re-living the…

Desert Tri – Race Report

Last weekends race can be pretty much summed up in one picture 🙂 We were warned ahead of time that it was going to be windy on race day. But, It never crossed my mind that the wind would be so bad that they might actually cancel the race! When we woke up on Sunday…

Silver Linings

I think most athletes will agree working up a sweat is so much more than exercise to us. Over the years it has become increasingly more important for my mood and my energy levels. I get the equivalent of hangry when I don’t work out now. And, when life gets challenging my body’s immediate reaction is to…

Picture Perfect Weekend

Ahhhh, the weekend! I can’t believe that I used to not have one! Well, not have them off…you know what I mean. For the first 3 years after graduating from college and having a “proper job” I also continued to bar tend on the weekends. It sucked! Now I enjoy every minute of those 2…