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IRONMAN - It’s a long day for Everybody
Thursday, 8 / 2 / 18
TAGS: Ironman, Race
Two weeks ago, on July 22, 2018 IRONMAN Lake Placid was held for the 20th consecutive year. Four 18 Maple athletes took on this extraordinary feat of physical and mental endurance covering a total of 140.6 miles. I am incredibly proud to say that…
IRONMAN World Championships 2017 - Race Recap
Wednesday, 11 / 22 / 17
TAGS: Inspiration, Motivation, Training, Ironman, Recovery, Endurance, RELOAD, Sport Psychology, Triathlon
Let me begin by stating that I know this blog is long overdue. This weekend marked 5 weeks since I crossed the finish line at the IRONMAN World Championships in Kona. The delay in writing has nothing to do with my trip or the experience that I had.…
Kona Bound: Race Week
Thursday, 10 / 5 / 17
TAGS: Goals, Inspiration, Motivation, Personal Performance, Ironman
This week's blog is a throwback to three years ago as I was gearing up for my first IRONMAN at the IRONMAN World Championships in Hawaii. I thought this would serve as nice reminder of how much can change in 3 years and how much things can stay the…
IRONMAN Mont Tremblant
Tuesday, 8 / 29 / 17
TAGS: Inspiration, Training, Coaching, Ironman, 18 Maple, Endurance
No one takes on an IRONMAN alone. The support from friends and family is pivotal in making across the finish line. You may be the one doing the work and putting one foot in front of the other but the without your crew literally and figuratively…
What's In A Name?
Thursday, 7 / 20 / 17
TAGS: Inspiration, Training, Ironman, 18 Maple, Endurance, Business
Since launching 18 Maple Endurance Training in February of this year, I've received numerous inquiries as to why I chose the name 18 Maple. Just this past weekend, while out in a training ride with the new tri kit, I was asked by fellow riders and…
Life of An Endurance Athlete - Is it Worth it?
Tuesday, 5 / 30 / 17
TAGS: Inspiration, Ironman, 18 Maple, Endurance
Finding a balance between training, work, family, friends, and life’s obligations is a one of the most challenging aspects of being an endurance athlete. Making it all work is often times harder than the actual training. So why do it? Is it worth…
Aspire
Wednesday, 2 / 1 / 17
TAGS: Goals, Training, Ironman, 18 Maple, Aspiration, Fear
SK is back on the blog giving insights into her biggest aspiration and her biggest fear and don’t for one second think you can’t relate.
Ironman World Championships 2014 - "Sarah Kelly, YOU are an IRONMAN!"
Friday, 10 / 17 / 14
TAGS: Goals, Inspiration, Ironman, Race, Game Face
Grab a coffee, a comfy seat, and maybe some tissues if you're the emotional type because this will might take a while. :)