Hashtag Road to Riocovery

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It is going to suck to write this. I’m going to shed some tears, struggle to put my emotions into words, and think about all the things that could have been. However, I’m at the point now where I feel it is necessary. Not only because I owe it to myself to begin to find … Continued

Reigning!

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The next hit Beyoncé sings better be about a new queen: our favorite Aussie Heidi See recaptured her Australian National title and WON the Australian Olympic Trials on Saturday!! *cue the happy dance* By now you’ve definitely heard the news, so I know this isn’t a revelation to you. But I wanted to pop by and … Continued

Run Long Recovery Waffles

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“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of equal or greater benefit.” – Napoleon Hill After resting for a couple of races, and then a down week to recover after my indoor season, we launched ourselves into a big week of training. To be honest, I was pretty disappointed with my … Continued

Far From Perfect

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Heading into the Olympic year I am feeling many things. Becoming an Olympian no longer feels like just a ‘dream’, but an attainable goal. When looking back on my base training from the fall, I was able to put in place the best foundation of my life. Usually my trips to altitude result in very … Continued

The Big O

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It’s here– the year we’ve been waiting for since we crossed the finish line at our respective races during the 2012 Olympic Trials. 2016. The next Olympic Year. Another attempt at making the hardest team in the world to make and the next chance to chase our wildest, grandest dreams. Does that sound like a lot … Continued