Posts in the "Ironman" Category

  • New shop / new me

    Wow – it has been a while hey? And it’s not like I haven’t been busy – just not the kind of busy you would likely be interested in hearing detailed blog posts about. No ocean crossing expeditions, no ultra marathons, no new world record attempts. I’ve listed WiTHiN for sale, but I am seriously […]

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  • 2007 Ironman Canada race report

    My finishing time was 10:54 and I came in 33rd out of 296 in my division. The last Ironman World Championships qualifying slot went to 10:38, so I was about 16 minutes too slow. This was Ironman Canada’s 25th anniversary and to celebrate, they invited just over 2700 athletes to join in the fun this […]

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  • 3 weeks until Ironman Canada!!

    photo from my favorite training ride – the top of the highest paved road in Canada – the Highwood pass Well, I have survived another Ironman training epoch and I have now entered the taper phase. This is the time where my priority is to allow my body to FULLY recover from the stresses and […]

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  • Flat tire deflates Greg’s hopes for Ironman

    Flat tire deflates Greg’s hopes for Ironman Arizona 2007 In 10 Ironman distance triathlons, I have yet to experience a flat tire on the bike course, so I was not all that surprised when I heard the terrifying “psssssstt” sound coming from below me as I was half way through a sub five hour bike […]

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  • 2007 Ironman Arizona race report

    Flat tire deflates Greg’s hopes for Ironman Arizona 2007 In 10 Ironman distance triathlons, I have yet to experience a flat tire on the bike course, so I was not all that surprised when I heard the terrifying “psssssstt” sound coming from below me as I was half way through a sub five hour bike […]

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  • Ironman Hawaii 2006 race report

    October 27, 2006 “You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.” Denis Waitley Greg finishing Ironman World Championships 2006 in Kona, Hawaii I learned a valuable lesson at the Ironman world championships in Kona, Hawaii last week. That bit of wisdom is best summed up by a quote from […]

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  • Feather weight Greg vs heavy weight Greg.

    (left) 1997 – 180 pounds / (middle) 2000 – 200 pounds / (right) 2006 – 148 pounds This is pretty funny. We found an old family video of when I was 200 pounds about 6 years ago, and I thought it would be fun to show it to you and compare how my body type […]

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  • 2006 Ironman World Championships race report

    Ironman Hawaii 2006 race report “You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.” Denis Waitley This is an awesome video Pat made for me featuring some short video clips, photos from the day and U2’s “Beautiful Day”. Greg finishing Ironman World Championships 2006 in Kona, Hawaii I learned a […]

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  • 2006 Ironman Arizona race report

    April 11 April 11, 2006 Guess who’s going to Hawaii in October !!!!!!!!!! I had the race of my dreams at Ironman Arizona 2006 erasing 45 minutes off my best Ironman time by finishing in 10:15 and placing 4th in my age group qualifying me for the World Ironman Championships in Kona, Hawaii!! I can’t […]

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  • Guess who’s going to Hawaii in October !!!!!!!!!!

    April 11 April 11, 2006 Guess who’s going to Hawaii in October !!!!!!!!!! I had the race of my dreams at Ironman Arizona 2006 erasing 45 minutes off my best Ironman time by finishing in 10:15 and placing 4th in my age group qualifying me for the World Ironman Championships in Kona, Hawaii!! I can’t […]

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  • 2005 Ironman Idaho race report

    July 6 July 6, 2005 Ironman Coeur d’ Alene 2005 Race report. Well, my 8th Ironman race was a PR (Personal Record) of 10 hours, 53 minutes, but unfortunately only 2 minutes faster than last years Ironman Coeur d’ Alene. In fact, the race was almost an exact duplicate of last years event. My goals […]

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  • Ironman Coeur d’ Alene 2005 Race report.

    July 6 July 6, 2005 Ironman Coeur d’ Alene 2005 Race report. Well, my 8th Ironman race was a PR (Personal Record) of 10 hours, 53 minutes, but unfortunately only 2 minutes faster than last years Ironman Coeur d’ Alene. In fact, the race was almost an exact duplicate of last years event. My goals […]

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  • June 6 June 6, 2005 A carbon fiber spare tire and tools holder for the triathon bike Excuse the dirty bike – I just finished a 100 km time trial in the rain. It isn’t completely finished yet – I still need to fill some rough edges with epoxy/micro and sand, but you’ll get the […]

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  • June 5 June 5, 2005 A carbon fiber Hammer Gel flask holder Here’s a step by step how-to for something a bit different that I’ve been meaning to build for quite some time now – a carbon fiber Hammer Gel flask holder. On my triathlon bike I have been using a fabric and Velcro “Bento […]

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  • Ironman Canada 2004 Race Report Well, about all I can say regarding this years Ironman Canada is I had a FANtastic bike split – 5:13 and FIFTH out of 303 in my Age Group!! My swim was also a personal best placing me in the 40th percentile rather than the 50th which I have been […]

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  • July 7 2004 July 7, 2004 Ironman Coeur d’Alene 2004 Race Report This time, I started the swim near the front, thinking I could perhaps avoid the thrashing if I was with a thinner grouping. Didn’t exactly work as planned. I say this after every Ironman swim, but I really mean it this time – […]

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  • July 7 2004 July 7, 2004 Ironman Coeur d’Alene 2004 Race Report This time, I started the swim near the front, thinking I could perhaps avoid the thrashing if I was with a thinner grouping. Didn’t exactly work as planned. I say this after every Ironman swim, but I really mean it this time – […]

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  • Dec 23 Dec 23, 2003 The Inaugural JustGreg winter olympic distance triathlon results are in and hey – I won! This post really belongs in the Ironman Idaho 2004 section, but I don’t have a button up yet for that so I’m sticking it here – mostly because I need to have some record of […]

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  • Dec 15 Dec 15, 2003 Progress is going well and the HPV is ready for some serious miles and testing. But, it really sucks here in the winter. It was slightly above zero today, but where there isn’t ice on the road, there is plenty of slippery gravel. I have taken the HPV out for […]

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  • Ironman Canada 2003 Race report: “I need to dispel the rumors” Graham Frasier announced to 2000 Ironman triathletes at a special pre-race athletes meeting on Thursday evening. “The race is NOT cancelled due to the Kelowna fire. It will go through”. As I sat on the grass in Gyro Park breathing in smoke from the […]

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