USAT Nationals, Lake Meridian Triathlon, an epic Mountain Ride, and a 50/50.
While most Advantage Multisport athletes have been busy putting the finishing touches on their fitness before tapering for their last races of the season, we have seen some standout performances the last couple weeks. Lora Olinger had a fantastic race at Nationals in Omaha. Her bike and run combination has her right in the mix for a worlds slot, a little work on the swim to get her out of the water towards the front will see her qualifying for team USA…
Marti Riemer continues her undefeated streak.
Marti Riemer continued her undefeated season with a win at the Whidbey Island Triathlon. She had a fantastic a swim, strong bike, then ran away from the field to take the title by over 3 minutes.
Ali the Ultrarunner
Congratulations to Ali Rieke on an amazing first 50mile ultra finish at the Siskiyou Out and Back last Saturday. Blown away by her performance.
Brent Hartwig rocks Calgary 70.3
Brent made another huge jump in performance over the 4 weeks to go sub4:30 at Calgary. PR’s in every leg. What a day! You have made me a super proud coach Brent.
Myrna Moren, You are an Ironman!
Wow, what a year it has been building for this race. For someone who had never done a triathlon before going to this in half a year, you are amazing. Finished with a smile!
Roxie Millsap at Ironman Whistler
These pictures of the finish say it all. What a journey it has been Roxie getting to this race. You did it Roxie! Celebrate big!!!
Congrats to Sean Hackney and Rusty Millsap on their hard earned races yesterday in Whistler. Both had some issues to work through but fought to the end to finish this epic day. It has been an honor working with you this year.
More Standout Performances by AM athletes
Advantage Multisport athletes again showed their stuff this past weekend at local races. 3 athletes battled through the winds at the Clear Lake Triathlon and emerged with great results. Marti Reimer was not only first female, but 4th overall in the race, blasting through the winds to take the lead on the bike and then closing out with the fourth fastest overall run of the day. This is win number two for Marti in as many weeks. Lora Olinger continued her age…
Finding Limits (or why occasionally cracking in training can be a good thing), plus race updates
I had the pleasure of supporting three of my athletes this past weekend through their biggest training ride in preparation for IM Canada. The plan was to perform an Ironman-paced ride from Ferndale to Artist Point, finishing with the epic climb to simulate the bike ride profile in Whistler. What a joy it was to observe Roxie Millsap, Rusty Millsap, and Sean Hackney progress through the day. The early riding on the flats went very well, all riding strong in great aero…
Padden Triathlon And Taylor Mtn 50k
What a weekend for Advantage Multisport athletes! Padden Triathlon Marti Reimer returned to form to dominate the dojo at the Padden Triathlon, 10min ahead of second place. Super exciting to see her back and ready to rock the summer NW triathlon scene. Brent Hartwig took 4th place overall 2 weeks after a fantastic Victoria 70.3. This will set him up strong for his last block working towards Calgary 70.3. Chris Chesson had a fantastic race coming out of the water near the…