May 29, 2018

I’ve always been defensive of triathletes and their cycling prowess. We are not “faux” cyclists, we are extra tough as we push limits and wow onlookers as we pedal away dripping lake slime, unload questionable substances on our bikes and then charge off to run, often with helmets still stationed on head.  …Okay, maybe these onlookers aren’t wowed by our awesomeness but rather are gaping...

April 11, 2018

Just a slight shift can bring increased speed on your TT bike. Watch to learn how!

February 21, 2018

As a three-sport event, triathlon requires a lot of… junk. Although you want to set up your transition areas to be minimalist and clutter-free, I recommend packing a bag armed to help you take on any possible pre-race disaster. Here is the packing list I run through before every race.

Pre-Race Items

  • Timing Chip

  • Race clothes

    • Tri kit or whatever garments you plan to race in


November 1, 2017

This season I vowed to improve my endurance, try something new- a 70.3, chase a short-course World ​​Championship qualification, and to have fun along the way. In retrospect, this was a lot to take on, and I thank my lucky stars that a secondary goal was to become a better coach by being coached myself. Because my coach and sister, Emma Maaranen with Wenzel Coaching, reined me in and egg...

December 21, 2016

Coach- /kōCH/, noun, An all-knowing pillar of wisdom prepared to guide athletes flawlessly through technique, training, nutrition, energy management, race strategy, credit card fraud,  smart home loan investing, car buying, and more. Brimming with good sense, the coach is inherently prepared to follow the tenants of smart training to their inevitable glorious podium finish.

…or maybe not.


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