Professional athlete and 3-time Ironman champion

48 Hours of Lessons from Taiwan


I have been in Taiwan for about 48 hours now, and already, I have learned so much.  I will, of course, have a much longer blog when my experience is over, including a culinary tour of the place, which, to put it mildly…will be exciting.  But in my first 48 hours, I have been fascinated again and

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Black Cats and Ladybugs


I’ve struggled for days to come up with a blog about my race in Mallorca.  What can I say?  It just wasn’t coming to me.  I’ll be honest….I’ve forced this one and it didn’t quite come out the way I wanted, but I wanted to get something out before too long.  My strategy is to post it in

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Where You Done Been At?


“Wow.  Dede?  Are you still racing?  I mean….as a pro?”

This was the honest question posted to me by a woman this past weekend at Timberman 70.3.

Can’t say I blame her. 

So where have I been?

Welp?  Let’s just cut to the chase.


February 24:  Bad News:



All of March?  Therapy That

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New Year, Familiar Sponsors!


Starting to roll out some of my partners for 2014, and the 3 atop the list are some oldies, but some goodies.

It’s coming on several years now, that I’ve been in this sport, and I am proud to say, many of my sponsors have been with me, nearly from the start.

The first of those is Saucony.  The

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Whirlwind Start to 2014


The past 2 months have been like one of Siri’s “super swims”.  My SELTS-mates know the type; the kind where Siri either skips or runs to the pool deck with excitement, recites the main set, which, to us, sounds like the teacher from "The Peanuts" cartoon, “Mwa, mwa, mwa, blah, blah,

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Persistence. Determination. Love. The Journey!

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