"Who Am I?"



By Shyanne McGregor

I thought about just putting up a quote up with this pic but I was inspired my my friend Ginny Cataldi to use my own voice.
So here are my thoughts:
I’ve always thought that my mental toughness was a strength of mine. I still think, in many ways it is but in the week leading into my last race and in those miles of the marathon, I realized that there are parts of my mental game that need improvement.

I had anxiety and lost sleep over the pressure I put on myself to meet my goal. Then I stressed over stressing and losing sleep!

Despite my family, friends and coach Raymond Botelho talking me through this, I couldn’t shake it. Like my friend said, “Nobody cares!” He’s right! It’s just a race! ...

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Cool and Lucrative...



By USA Triathlon

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — U.S. professional triathlete Matt Hanson (Storm Lake, Iowa) placed second Sunday, Dec. 6, at the Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) 2020 Championship, held at the iconic Daytona International Speedway in Florida as part of CHALLENGEDAYTONA race weekend. The event drew more than 100 of the world’s best long- and short-course professional triathletes, all racing for a share of $1.15 million — the largest prize purse in triathlon history.

In addition to the PTO 2020 Championship, CHALLENGEDAYTONA featured various race distances and formats for age-group athletes, juniors and paratriathletes on Saturday and Sunday, as well as a Pro-Am Relay held Friday night under the lights at the NASCAR track....

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The List...





2020 MINNESOTA MULTISPORT HONORS - Here is the complete list of 2020 MMH honorees. Missing is the recipient of the fictional "SEAN COOLEY AWARD," which is bestowed upon athletes who are nominated in multiple categories yet come away empty handed. This fate befell Sean for several seasons before he started winning regularly. This year's non-recipents were JOSH MORK, who was nominated for AOY and POY and was ranked 2nd on Team MInnesota, and ANNA RAINER, who was nominated for AOY and Most Improved and was ranked 3rd on Team MInnesota....

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Body Map...



By Nikki Dostert Sudberry (from Facebook)

Have you ever thought of your body as a map? I have.

I would be lying if I said I didn’t want to be aesthetically pleasing; it’s hard not to.

But that’s being realistic in a world that can change your “map” .....let’s think about that.

The picture on the left shows a proud woman who has just completed 3 marathons and two 70.3 triathlons. I’m feeling fit; I’m happy.

The picture on the right is during a race a few years later. I will take 3rd overall and 1st on the bike....

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