Posts in the "The Triathlon Tour" Category

  • June 8, 2002 Ironman Utah! Bike Run Swim Total Today 0 0 0 0 Total to Date 956 117 13.5 1086.5 distances in km. It was insane. How many times in your life have you actually feared for your life? On Saturday morning, shortly after the cannon blew at 6:55 AM, I was not so […]

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  • June 7, 2002 late edition Bike Run Swim Total Today 0 0 0 0 Total to Date 956 117 13.5 1086.5 distances in km. June 7 late edition Let me share a couple of inspirational stories from the carb load dinner last night. Mark Davis weighed 368 pounds 2 years ago. His dying father gave […]

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  • June 7, 2002 Bike Run Swim Total Today 0 0 0 0 Total to Date 956 117 13.5 1086.5 distances in km. June 7, 2002 It’s Friday afternoon and in about 19 hours I will throw myself into muddy Lake Utah with 1999 swim buddies. You know the feeling in your stomach when you are […]

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  • June 3, 2002 Bike Run Swim Total Today 0 0 0 0 Total to Date 956 117 13.5 1086.5 distances in km. June 3, 2002 Back in Calgary! I had to buy a flight home on Friday night due to an unavoidable situation at home. Not to worry though, everything looks like it’s going to […]

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  • May 30, 2002 Bike Run Swim Total Today 0 0 4.5 4.5 Total to Date 956 117 13.5 1086.5 distances in km. May 30, 2002 Salt Lake City! What a pretty, pretty town! Ultra clean and sparkly with the mountains towering up all around the city. The people I’ve met are extremely friendly as well […]

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  • May 29, 2002 Bike Run Swim Total Today 97 0 0 97 Total to Date 956 117 9 1082 distances in km. May 29, 2002 I’m frazzled! What a day! The Great Salt Lake Bike touring is a microcosm of life itself. A microcosm on hyperdrive. If you have a problem in life, and you […]

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  • May 28, 2002 Bike Run Swim Total Today 76 10 0 86 Total to Date 859 117 9 985 distances in km. Utah! I’m so close I can smell it. I really can – I smelled the ocean today in the light breeze from the south. It was the Great Salt Lake which is now […]

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  • May 27, 2002 Bike Run Swim Total Today 57 25 0 82 Total to Date 783 107 9 899 distances in km. “Why are you running across America? Is it for cancer? World peace?” “No – I just felt like running” Forest Gump It was a great day. I spent 3 hours running today in […]

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  • May 26, 2002 Bike Run Swim Total Today 67 17 0 84 Total to Date 726 82 9 817 distances in km. May 26, 2002 I am sure this is going to sound worse than it actually was – but my PERCEPTION of it at the time was pretty scary. I was on the road […]

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  • May 25, 2002 Bike Run Swim Total Today 0 0 6 6 Total to Date 659 65 9 733 distances in km. May 25, 2002 Ouch my elbows! I hit a personal record today – I swam 6000 meters, 2 hours, straight out, no stopping (except to pee once). And hey – someone at the […]

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  • May 24, 2002 Bike Run Swim Total Today 80 0 0 80 Total to Date 659 65 3 727 distances in km. May 24, 2002 Yesterday I remarked at how dramatic it was when I rounded the corner coming down from the mountains of southern Montana into the vast plains of Idaho. That the sudden […]

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  • May 23, 2002 Bike Run Swim Total Today 150 0 0 150 Total to Date 579 65 3 647 distances in km. May 23, 2002 Idaho! I’m happy to report that Montana has been triathled! Whew! Another long one – my second near century (100 mile bike ride) in a four days. 151 km today […]

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  • May 22, 2002 Bike Run Swim Total Today 78 20 0 98 Total to Date 429 65 3 497 distances in km. May 22 I experienced a deep and meaningful moment today. I peed on the continental divide while listening to Enya. Half of it will end up in the Pacific and the other half […]

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  • May 21 Bike Run Swim Total Today 42 15 0 57 Total to Date 351 45 3 399 distances in km. May 21 Ah, the yin and yang of life on the trike – it’s a continual give and take. You get something and you give something back. On the i90 the pretty is gone, […]

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  • Daily Interlake Article Bike Run Swim Total Today 151 0 0 151 Total to Date 309 30 3 342 distances in km. Triathlete learns training disciplines online By Dave Reese The Daily Inter Lake Greg Kolodziejcyk sits on the recumbent tricycle that he’ll use to pedal from Big Mountain to Provo, Utah, for an Ironman […]

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  • May 20, 2002 Bike Run Swim Total Today 151 0 0 151 Total to Date 309 30 3 342 distances in km. May 20 Oh my heck! I got started at 8:00 am and rode 15 Miles south from my home for the night in Shelley Lake to the hwy 200 junction. I had two […]

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  • May 19, 2002 Bike Run Swim Total Today 75 20 0 95 Total to Date 158 30 3 191 distances in km. May 19 Zen and the art of triathlon touring. Gorgeous day, and a HOT one – in the 80’s! The Swan River valley is amazingly pretty – snow covered mountains on both sides […]

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  • May 18, 2002 Bike Run Swim Total Today 83 10 3 96 Total to Date 83 10 3 93 distances in km. May 18 Ah, the sweet smell of summer! You forget what spring smells like when you are suffering an endless winter like us Calgarians. Great day. Sunshine, and temps into the 80’s today. […]

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  • May 17, 2002 Bike Run Swim Total Today 0 0 0 0 Total to Date 0 0 0 0 distances in km. May 17 on the road (all most) I’m at my cabin in Whitefish. They have these thin, paper-like things hanging from the branches of trees here in Montana. They’re green and they smell […]

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  • May 15, 2002 (pre trip) These last few days have been spent either training or packing. I drive to Whitefish on Friday and make the official departure on Saturday morning. It looks like I will NOT be swimming in Whitefish Lake after all. I had a friend check the water temperature for me and it […]

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