Friday, April 24, 2009
End of Year Recap
When thinking about your accomplishments in fitness this season:-What one word describes your 2008 season?Accomplishment - because this year I did everything I wanted to do except race, but I did work on it.-Does it match what you said last December in anticipation of this year?Yes and No! I participated in a Tour, a Metric 100, a 100 and attempted 7 - 100s of those seven three of them were completed two of them in personal record time the best being 5:46. On the last one I also managed a 50 Mile PR of 2:46-What one word comes to mind when you think about your 2009 season?Endurathon - I look forward to working on a randonée for the first time. (FYI-Paris-Roubaix started out as a randonée.-Did you race any new distance this year or try any new type of racing or sport?No, only tried to improve my Century time!-What was your greatest thrill or joy this year from training or racing?PRs of 40 plus minutes and 30 something and also big tours such as the Wildflower.-What was your biggest disappointment this year from training or racing?Not averaging above 18 MPH on any event or training session in its entirety-What was your favorite race in 2008?Favorite event was the Wildflower-How important was the social aspect of your sport in 2008?Extremely! I know I'm a social being and enjoy the social aspect of everything that we do.-If you had to name three people that made a difference in your training this year who would they be? Larry O'Bryan for the wheels that make me fly, Patty Clark for the motivation, and Joe Montagna for being a constant companion!