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Finishing the White Lake Half-Ironman, May 5, 2012.

I am an avid triathlete. I have competed in a variety of distances, my most notable being the White Lake Half-Ironman on May 5, 2012. I have been published on Beginner Triathlete, and have written additional articles for my own benefit.

The Emotional Benefits of Triathlons,” published January 7, 2013
You’ve known it for years. Exercise — we’ve all been told over and over — improves mood, reduces stress, makes us more productive, etc. But have you ever wondered about why these things are true?

Why Triathlon in College?” published May 21, 2012
I feel that out of all types of exercise, triathloning requires far more time and discipline to even complete adequately, much less excel at. So why do it?

Triathlon Training in College,” published December 22, 2011
Let’s face it: no college student likes to get up early. If being a successful triathlete in college meant that I had to get up at 5 AM every single day, then there wouldn’t be a chance in hell that I would have completed four triathlons last season or be training for a half Ironman throughout the coming semester.

Where Novelty and Nostalgia Meet,” published June 28, 2012
I had covered 70.3 miles and did, as many people say, experience every emotion possible. Yet, throughout the whole time, not once did I want to quit triathlons. In fact, when the celebrating was done, all I could think to myself was, “I can’t wait to do that again.”