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Second most painful swim of 2013

Today I did the second most painful swim of the year and also set a new distance record. It was definitely a learning experience to say the least and I’m proud of what I accomplished. Saturdays are my least favorite … Continue reading

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2014 Goals

I’ve been a bit lost on 2014 goals and decided kind of randomly on this: Semana Nautica (6 miles) Donner Lake Crossing (2.7 miles) Slam The Dam’s Super Lame (2.4 miles + 1.2 miles) PacMasters Longcourse Champions (duh…whichever events including … Continue reading

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Freestyle/Backstroke Clinic the Tom Reudy Way

I returned back to San Francisco this past weekend to attend Tom’s freestyle & backstroke clinic. I’ve been looking forward to this clinic ever since I saw it on the PacMasters schedule this past summer! Yipee! Even cooler was that … Continue reading

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Redefining My Purpose

With the biggest race of my swimming career cancelled and open water season over, I’m at a bit of a loss of what to do with my swimming.  Yes, I am trying to swim 500 miles by the end of … Continue reading

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The 10.1 km — longest swim ever

With Slam The Dam canceled last Saturday and me having nothing better to do, I decided to try for the 10 km that had eluded me for quite some time. The longest I’ve ever swam in a pool or open … Continue reading

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Slam the Dam Cancelled

On Tuesday we found out that Slam The Dam was cancelled due to the government shutdown. While I’m a little irked that the biggest race that I insanely signed up for and have been training for for the last 2 … Continue reading

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2013 Pacific Masters Longcourse Championships!

Just competed in the 2013 Pacific Masters Longcourse Championships this past weekend. This was a big deal for me for several reasons: first swim meet in 19 years, first Masters meet ever, I hated meets in high school (aside from … Continue reading

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