Two of the biggest lessons from Ironman Wilmington

“Life is either a Daring Adventure or Nothing at all”

I had the opportunity to compete in the Ironman 70.3 Willmington, NC and set a tremendous personal record. I beat my last time by over an hour.

My largest lesson was this – if you put in the work – you will get the result. O, how I wish life was different sometimes.

It is funny. The harder you work – the ‘luckier’ (and faster) you get.

And of course – you need coaches if you are attempting something epicly big. Actually, that was probably lesson number two – why don’t we have coaches for every area of life we want to get better at? In my opinion, we should.

Patty Waldron, I cut 7 minutes off my last swim time. You rock!
Jeremy Walton, let’s just be honest – I have a love/hate relationship with you. 🙂 But seriously, thank you for making me stronger for this race.

I want to shout out to my friend David Berlant for friggin qualifying for the South Africa World Championships – it is well deserved. This guy is a rockstar.

Dan GriebManolo Sandoval (my epic training buddy) , Hector L Torres, Robbie, Manuel McGrinson, and Danny Postell – you are all beasts and inspire me every single day. Keep living big!

And of course, my beautiful and outstanding woman Ms. Rachel who supported me so much the last few weekends – thank you. I asked her the other day, “Rachel, how did I get so lucky in love and in life?!”

My family watched me on the Ironman tracker and cheered me on – I felt the energy. Love you all! Julia SansoneCharity JoanChris WegertAmelia LaVanchyTim WegertAbigail DysonWilliam Wegert. I raced for you all, my students, and team – I want to be an example of what is possible – Ironman says, “anything is possible’.

Much love.

Congratulations to all my other friends who absolutely crushed this race. See you at the next one.

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