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I don’t like uncertainty. My career, my company, my brand are all dependent on the premise of certainty. Athletes who pay me money to coach or counsel them, trust that I have the tools to help them succeed – to take them from ‘A’ to ‘B’. From...

I’m at capacity for coached multisport athletes for 2019. It feels good to say that. That’s due in large part to the fact that I scaled that capacity from north of 30 in 2018 to just 20 this year. This was my double-down on quality...

I’m registered to race a 10k in four days, and I have a chest cold. I could be a case study for an immunologist. I’ve been too sick to race my last three races – Toronto Triathlon Festival in July, Chase the Coyote in September, and...

The race choice decision paralysis is real! The Ironman website lists 41 full distance and 158 70.3 events. The World’s Marathons website lists 4265 marathons. How are you - the savvy and informed runner or triathlete – to plan your season? If you’re going to put in...

I fought the test and the test won. It always does. It’s supposed to. I had the opportunity to perform a full battery of on-bike performance testing at Toronto’s The Cycling Gym this morning. I fasted, I drank my americano, I fed the kids and took...

I’ve been writing this thing in my head for weeks. That quote…it crystallized the way I want to feel about the first half of this year. And the way I’m coming around to feeling about it. Hearing it on one of my go-to sport podcasts...

There’s a lot happening in the world of wheels. Disk breaks are disrupting the status quo, cheap, open-mold models from Asian manufactures are ever easier to access, and brands like Zipp and US start up Princeton CarbonWorks are experimenting with non-traditional inner circumference profiles. All...

Is aero everything? The new Specialized Shiv is making its debut at Kona this weekend. To say that the design is polarizing is an understatement. I remember when Cervelo revealed its P5X and Diamondback came out with Andean. Those bikes had their aesthetic critics. The new Shiv...