The one thing that always draws me in when it comes to Southern California is the Ocean…. Yeah, Disney is great and all but there is nothing as refreshing and more connected to Mother Nature than the fresh ocean water. I’m finding my way in Northern California and I’m starting to find my go to swim spots. But if I get the chance to get … Continue reading Just Keep Swimming…
Day 4 of our Road Trip kicked off our first day in Zion National Park! We were very lucky to know someone whose family had a BEAUTIFUL vacation home in St. George, Utah who offered us a place to stay for a our visit in Utah – an invitation we graciously accepted and continue to be grateful for! I strategically planned this day to be … Continue reading Angels Landing, Zion National Park: Day 4
Longer post to come… but just crushed it tonight and this dude was the man behind the workout and the music! Continue reading You’re Stronger Than You Know!
I’ve got 48 hours left in San Diego for work and I couldn’t be down here and not take advantage of the beautiful coastline and the scenic views! So this morning I set my alarm for 5:55am and was out the door and headed to Blacks Beach by 6:00am! This short and sweet hike feels secluded and tucked away from the busy world just up … Continue reading Wake up and Work Out!
I’m currently on a 24 day work trip with most days lasting 12-15 hours long…. but I still make time for “ME” to get some fresh air, clear my mind and take advantage of the cool places that I have the opportunity to visit while traveling! This morning started at 5:00am and I was wide-awake and at the base of Camelback Mountain in Paradise Valley, … Continue reading Make time to Adventure!
Celebrating Earth Day with Caesar Johnson and Friends today!
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Well in an attempt to keep exploring and adventuring in my new home – I tried something different tonight! While furniture shopping and running to different stores to get the correct pieces for the backyard patio set, I found a rock climbing gym (you can’t miss it – it’s huge)! And I told myself “I’m going to go one day and check it out…,” And … Continue reading The View from the top is great – but you’re gonna have to climb to get there!
Coming off my worst race by the numbers but a huge personal accomplishment I was asked to give advice to a new triathlete. First of all, I’d encourage any new triathletes to NOT read my previous post as I would hate for my anxiety issues to spread like wildfire. But I do have some advice I’d like to share with anyone bored with one sport … Continue reading You never know until you Tri…
These wise words aren’t mine, any sports fan – especially any student athlete from NC State – can tell you this quote came from the epic Jim Valvano (aka Jimmy V) acceptance speach at the 1993 ESPY Awards. This quote has always spoke to me because as an athlete you are often faced with the question “to continue or to quit.” And everytime I ask … Continue reading Don’t give up, Don’t ever give up!