80 Year Old Triathlete Represents America In The 2023 World Half-Ironman Championships

As an "English American," I was surprised to be so pleased to have the American flag against my name in these race results, but America has been extremely generous to me. You have to work to enjoy this country, but with a little luck you have a chance to do well. In a way, I feel both American and English. I came in after the 8:30 cutoff, but the race officials insisted on giving me a medal. Maybe this is ... Read more

FitOldDog’s Florida Ironman Race Report

FitOldDog's Florida Ironman Race Report

"It's easier to want what you get, than to get what you want." Title of Zen Meditation book I lost ages ago. Florida Ironman Race Report (a brief one, as my race was brief). It was a tough swim that threw hundreds of athletes out of the race. The one-hour wait in a cold wind in our wetsuits probably took it's toll. The water, at 67F, felt like a warm bath after that. My slowest Ironman time, yet. Apparently ... Read more

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