It’s 6:00am in Europe and I am half naked on the rocky pebbled beach of Nice, France, ready to begin the greatest athletic journey I have ever undertaken. Surrounded by 2,500 wetsuit clad Ironman competitors, I am a blob on the crowded beach line with excitement pumping through my veins as I survey the
France feeds my soul in a sense impossible for me to describe. Waking up this morning with the prospect of a flight to France on my agenda for the day is better than waking up on Christmas morning. Traveling enables me to explore my soul, my concept of living and the depth of my understanding
This weekend I was privy to a front row view of possibly the most inspirational athletic event in the world: the Ironman. Ironman Texas, a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run in the humid Texan heat, for a total of 140.6 miles, was a event of a lifetime to watch.