Monthly Archive: October 2009

Oct 14 2009

Ironman World Championships- Kona 2007

Ironman World Championships- Kona 2007 By Andy Pele My body felt really good until about mile fourteen of the run: few stomach issues, little heat stress, mostly supple muscles. The tight lower back I expected after five hours spent in a relatively uninterrupted aero position never materialized.  My feet were squish-squishing in my shoes because …

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Oct 14 2009

Ironman Coeur d’Alene 2007

Ironman Coeur d’Alene 2007 By Andy Pele Coeur d’Alene was chilly (low 50s) and windy race morning. The lake looked a  bit menacing, not at all like it was when we did a practice swim the afternoon before, when the sun was warm, and girls laid out in bikinis. Afterwards, I heard the swells were …

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Oct 14 2009

Triple T 2007

Triple T 2007 By Andy Pele Wow, what a weekend!! For those of you mostly curious about results, everyone from Columbia got 2nd place. Joe and Nate for senior male teams, Jerry Donahue for solo grand master men, and me for solo masters. Jerry deserves high praise for going out there and tackling 4 races …

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