Always Be Ready For A New Market

And just to be clear, I don’t mean younger when I say new.

Let me use my three year journey as a triathlete to illustrate.

Seven years ago, I became acquainted with a couple, both triathletes at the local pool. I could barely swim. In fact, at the time I was a ballet, hip hop, contemporary dancer on the brink of retirement.  I swam at the pool because my dance career had started stressing me out.  The male component of the couple was training for an Ironman.  I nodded with some mild understanding.  My high school running coach had competed in Kona.  And while it sounded exciting and all, I was just trying to keep in shape for my next dance performance.

Then shortly after I retired from dance, I started running.  I completed my first marathon.

Then I started biking again. Continue reading

Better When Wet

Finally got my hands on the swim cap I designed for the Fairbanks Arctic Swim Team  (F.A.S.T) Masters. Sorry, it’s a little wet. I wore it in swim practice today. This design is also being enlarged for a team banner that will travel to team competitions.