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"
Developing the ability to consciously choose our response to uncomfortable situations can help us whether we are having an experience for the first time or the hundredth.Read more "Meet Your Endurance Mind – More Stillness, More Breakthroughs"
As athletes we usually focus our time and attention on training ourselves physiologically to overcome the challenges presented by cold, heat, distance and time. The unrecognized training opportunity is our ability to train how we feel about the challenges that arise. Years of cold water racing from Alcatraz on New Year’s Day to island swims […]Read more "Something to Like & Love in Each Uncomfortable Moment"
I spoke to a group of Rotarians last week and talked about how questions of “Enough” evolve with our age. I remember jumping into my first marathon at age 16 blissfully ignorant of any need to fear that I had not trained enough. Six weeks ago at age 48 I found myself on a beach […]Read more "Enough is Enough – Race Like a Kid Again"
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 move through the water. The challenge for most of us is finding safe […]Read more "On Not In To Become a Stronger Open Water Swimmer"
RUNNING TO THE START – Just finished an interview about the Coolangatta Gold for the local paper and had an epiphany moment. “What did you feel like at the end of the race?” Many times in the past I felt melancholy and depressed when I finally crossed the finish line of a goal that had driven […]Read more "Starting at the Finish Line"