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When the Ironman meets strong women

My wife set a PR in the Ironman Louisville race. It wasn’t a perfect or “complete” race given cancellation of the swim due to toxic algae. But she’s a strong swimmer that has raced well in that component of triathlons … Continue reading

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Observations on “new normal” from a spirit-filled man

I’m reblogging this post from Bruce Wilder, a former classmate at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. I think you’ll enjoy this piece. Christopher Cudworth

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All about women and men

I’ve been watching the cartoon Bigmouth on Netflix with my daughter the last few days. It’s a ribald look at life between childhood and becoming a teenager. That means its full of what many would consider profane references to sex … Continue reading

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It’s a SAG thing

Out west in Tucson we had a SAG van trekking around the mountain roads with us to support our rides. Knowing the SAG truck is there can be quite comforting at times. It’s easy to get too hot or too … Continue reading

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The cold that stings

Originally posted on We Run and Ride:
Some training trips are best communicated in pictures. I have lots of words in my head of course but will let these images most of the talking right now. This is a video…

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It’s a Flat Earth and Fast Food world so go for it, you’re going to die anyway

A Los Angeles Times story recorded that the Clemson football team will be served fast food during their ceremonial visit to the White House. “Clemson’s national championship football team went to the White House to be honored for winning the … Continue reading

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10 Years with Chuck the Dog

During his senior year in college, my son Evan was coming home from the bars with a buddy late one night when they noticed a small dog peeking out from underneath a car. He was covered in white paint and … Continue reading

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Rocket Bicycle Studio offers a welcome twist on the bike shop experience

Back in June, 2015 I wrote about the remarkable team talent of Jessica Laufenberg and Peter Oyen, owners of Rocket Bicycle Studio in Verona, Wisconsin. Since that last article, they moved the company a couple blocks east into a wonderfully … Continue reading

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Sweet Season: Bringing it all home

Volume one •  Volume two •  Volume three • Volume Four • Volume five  Volume six   Volume seven Going into the last meet of the 1978 season, we felt as if we were still capable of doing big things at nationals. Our highest team … Continue reading

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A real gorilla in the pool

Last week I speculated on what a swim lesson on Saturday would produce in terms of guidance and advice. Knowing how ineffectual my freestyle swim kick could be, I expected to be told to kick harder. Well, it turned out … Continue reading

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