Opinion: Thoughts on IRONMAN, race events and the PTO in the wake of COVID-19

COVID-19 has caused us all to pause. Not just as triathletes, but as humans. We are likely to emerge a far softer, kinder society, who isn’t ready to race each other to the finish line, but lift each other up from this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Are There Risks (or Benefits) to Energy Drinks?

I use to consume two, 16oz cans of Rockstar Organic Energy Drink, every day.  I’m active.  I train for running and triathlon races.  My diet is plant-based.  I look for healthy, organic food and beverage choices. I had no idea what was in store for me, until I changed my behavior.

Race Review: Best in the West Triathlon Festival

This late-summer triathlon features a fresh mountain-fed lake, open water swim, with a hearty and scenic ride through rural countryside, wrapped up with a road run along the densely wooded Foster Lake and Hughes Creek. All of this is brought together with great event organization and execution, delivering one of Oregon’s best triathlon festivals.