December 2, 2019

Track Cycling on a Velodrome can be a scary experience for anyone. A velodrome is an oval-shaped track that is banked up to 41 degrees on each turn. A track cyclist rides around the track, similar to a runner on a track, but you have to go fast enough not to slip off t...

October 20, 2019

There is one thing in cycling that many of us can agree upon: Hills are hard! They are are uncomfortable and slow. Since the rate of deceleration is greater when cycling uphill due to the additional effects of gravity on your momentum, more effort is needed to maintain...

September 13, 2019

When I returned home from competing in para-cycling at a World Cup in Baie-Comeau, Canada, I thought my season was over.  The race course in Canada was exhausting. It contained a hill that I named the “Hill of Death” (needless to say, the hill was big and with a steep...

July 16, 2019

Sighting drills are useful to triathletes and open water swimmers. They are practice sets that help us to better locate and swim straight toward a buoy in open water.  


Why practice?

Practice makes perfect. When someone is swimming an open water race...

May 13, 2019

(photo from the Times-Call https://www.timescall.com/2018/06/25/longmonts-rebecca-piper-finishes-first-in-womens-para-cycling-championships/)

You’ve trained for a certain race for months. You’ve been dedicated. You’ve sacrificed. You’ve given it all and now you’re ready...

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