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Posts tagged "Triathlon"

Ashley Horner is More Impressive Than You

Ashley Horner plans to complete 50 Ironman-distance triathlons (a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike, and a 26.2-mile run) in the 48 contiguous United States (and Haiti) … in 50 days. Her story is detailed in this piece for ESPNw by Kelaine Conochan. She’s a “fitness celebrity” but has never completed an Ironman-distance triathlon in her life. Excuse me? Ma’am? […]

The Anatomy of an Athlete

If you haven’t read Sarah Condon’s “Coming to Terms with the American Hero Fix” in the premier issue of The Mockingbird magazine, PLEASE do yourself a favor and partake.  It stopped me in my tracks.  I had considered writing about “Boston Strong” this week – the Boston Marathon had resumed last week one year after […]