Swimming is an intellectual pursuit, and of all the disciplines ocean swimming rewards those who can take a vast amount of knowledge, an intimate awareness of every moment and apply both to moving across the waves. Winter pool time is spent mastering lane etiquette, stroke mechanics and interval protocols beside turbulence decreasing lane lines, but […]Read more "Ocean Wise Series – Building Safer, Stronger, Wiser and Faster Ocean Athletes and a Legion of Ocean Heroes"
I have been quiet for a while writing for some other projects rather than myself. I hate to start back negative, but I feel life on a vacation island along with a political climate that only sees the oceans as potential oil fields has struck a nerve. I challenge you to stand outside a grocery […]Read more "Pack It Out or Please Get Out"
How can changing behaviors and regulations positively and negatively impact the health and wellbeing of our oceans and communities even far from shore? “President Trump on Thursday signed legislation ending a key Obama administration coal mining rule. The bill quashes the Office of Surface Mining’s Stream Protection Rule, a regulation to protect waterways from coal […]Read more "Streams to Sea and Sky"
Mastering the Water from Above: Prone Paddleboarding for Triathletes & Open Water Swimmers The groundwork for swimming stronger in the open water may be laid in the pool, but the breakthrough is always going to come when you learn how to read the water and understand how changing waves, wind and currents affect how you […]Read more "Mastering the Water from Above"
KEEN Ambassador Guest BlogRead more "Life Starts at the Finish Line – KEEN Blog Guest Spot"
“Action is important. I make people aware of events and opportunities, but no one reaches any finish line without taking action.”Read more "Blue Mind 5: Urban Blue – Creating & Exploring Ocean Connections & Calls to Action – WATCH THE PRESENTATION"
The most important choice is the one that requires you to accept that the transition from student to master is going to be both physically and emotionally uncomfortable. At some point you are going to have to stand at the end of a lane wondering what you got yourself into…Read more "Recognize the Choices – Let Go of the Emotions"