April 30, 2019

This is Part III of Off Season. The first two were Pacing and Adaptability.

Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn. Some people call it failure. I call it opportunity. Opportunity to learn and grow. The people we lead are counting on our ability to turn failure into res...

April 3, 2019

This is the second blog of a series called Off-Season. The first one was on Pacing. Still to come is Sometimes You Win and Sometimes You Learn, The Big Picture should Keep Getting Bigger, Live Today but Think about Tomorrow, Move Forward Courageously in the Midst of Un...

March 15, 2019

I was camping recently and talking with my wife about this blog. She asked me the title and I told her I was thinking of calling it off-season. She said that's great, I'm glad you're taking the season off. I became confused and puzzled. Her interpretation of off-season...

February 1, 2019

Recently my son (Cooper) had to do a school paper on his life and some of the important events that have made an impression on him. If you do not think you can be taught lessons then read below.  I asked him if I could share his paper on my blog and he agreed to it, so...

January 4, 2019

Just the other day, I was taking my boys to see a movie, Creed II. Very good movie, by the way. Anyway, we were listening to the radio and talking about our New Year's resolutions. On the radio, was Tom Petty's 'I Won't Back Down.' How fitting was that!

Cooper's resolut...

December 10, 2018

It has been 1 month since I finished my 3rd Ironman.  I want to tell you a little about my race and what I learned.  Each race I seem to learn something new about my self.  I actually feel as each week has passed a new lesson has been taught to me from the race and lif...

July 30, 2018

I have already written similar blogs on this topic (Support Crew, Thanksgiving Leadership, and Water the Flowers). This topic is so important to me. I will admit, I am not always the best at doing it. I guess that is why I keep coming back to it. 

Kindness can transform...

July 5, 2018

I write this blog with a mix of emotions. I was enjoying my time with family in Gulf Shores this past Saturday. It was a needed break before my training kicks back up for the next Ironman, which is Ironman Florida in November.

While on the beach, or vacation in general,...

June 19, 2018

I did it!! Ironman Boulder was the hardest race and feat I have ever done. Previously, I discussed how every day you have to prepare for your opportunity and be ready, otherwise it can just pass you by.

I went into this race feeling confident with my preparation, b...

June 4, 2018

My most recent journey is coming to an end. Ironman Boulder is next Sunday, June 10th. I have been preparing for this going on 4 months now. I am either Ready or Not!

Over this time, I have logged 124,545 yards of swimming (31 miles), 1,198 miles of biking, and 327.5 mi...

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