ArchiveAugust 2015



“Are you buying a hard board?” My husband asked me, as I told him about demo’ing race boards earlier that morning. I had no answer. Because I don’t. What I know is that when I stood on those race boards… that feeling came over me again. You know… that one. The one that seeks adventure. The one that doesn’t run from but towards. The one that has this thing...



It was one of those practices where my forearms hurt, only because that was the last place on my body that wasn’t hurting. While I have been swimming for 38 of my 41 years on this earth, I can honestly say that I have never loved swimming more than I do right this very minute. I can honestly say that I haven’t done this kind of work in years, and 20 years ago when I did this kind of...

Race Report: Tri Dunkirk


From Saturday’s SUP (stand up paddle board) race we headed to Dunkirk, with a stop off at my parents’ so Luc could spend some quality Grandparent time! Unfortunately for me, I felt sicker as the evening went on and found myself in bed most of the evening. Curt knows better then to ask me if I really should be racing. As I said yesterday…. I am not an advocate of racing sick but...

Race Report: Buffalo SUP race!


Saturday was my second ever stand up paddle board race (SUP). It was in Buffalo, and this time it was a 5 miler. And I was sick. It’s been a long week and I am VERY careful to NEVER make excuses for racing and performance. But it’s something that comes up, a bunch of people caught on that I have been sick and well…. sometimes I race when I am sick. Oddly….. I tend to race...

Mary Eggers

Mary Eggers. Mom and wife. 20 Years Racing Triathlon, 9 time Ironman finisher, 3 time Kona qualifier. Co-founder of Valor Triathlon Project. USAT Triathlon Coach and guiding RN students in academia. Cancer crusader. Rocking the mic at Score This! events! Currently based out of Rochester, NY.

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