The Choice to Defer

I was scheduled to compete in the Escape The Cape International distance triathlon this weekend. It was going to be my triumphant return after recovering from my ankle tear that I exacerbated by training on for a year before stopping. I was going to jump off a ferry boat into the water and have the…

#WhyITri

This hashtag has been going around one of the Facebook groups Sirrah and Katie belong to. We wanted to share our stories with you. Katie My normal conversations with non-triathletes about the sport go like this: “What are you doing this weekend?” “Not a whole lot, an open water swim on Saturday then a brick…

JKR Tips for the NYC Tri: BIKE

You’ve completed the swim! Wash that Hudson off your face and start focusing on T1. What do you need to do in transition? Hopefully you pictured this ahead of time. Take off the wet suit; put on the helmet; dry off your feet; put on your shoes; put on the rest of your bike gear…

Adventures in Open Water

Over the weekend, Sirrah and Katie took to the waters of Coney Island for their first open water swim of the season. The work out consisted of three out and backs in the water with coaching on the shore in between and then 30 minutes of continuous swim.     Sirrah: I’ve mentioned it before, but…

Sirrah’s Sporadic Training Log: April

April was a challenging training month for me because I started the month with a vacation and ended the month with a vacation (Boohoo poor me). I am terrible at making my self work out while on vacation and both times I managed to get at least a run in, so that’s something to be…