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Nov 20: 8 days to go: Road trip to the other side, for a bike ride!

One coughing fit last night, but another solid sleep….. Nice! Darren and I set up and booked out of Kona at 9 this morning to head over to the South point of the island so I could get in a 3 hour ride. i hopped out at the South Point road and drove one of…

Nov 20: Update from the Frozen Crew!!

(ramblings from the Assistant to the Crew Chief) What a unique opportunity it is to be involved with such an amazing event, with equally amazing people. As Scott’s ‘Ultra-Man World Championships’ Race approaches, I cannot begin to relay how excited I am. Not only will I be travelling to one of the most beautiful places…

Nov 19: a Good night’s sleep and S-B-R

One of the best things about yesterday was making sure we knew where our accommodations were at each day’s end.  We found the B&B for the end of Day 1 on the volcano, and the retreat center in Hawi at the end of Day 2. http://www.hawaiiislandretreat.com/  We had reserved a yurt (circular building) to save money,…

Nov 18: Total Course Recon Trip

Well…..the day started with a looong night.  Hilary had some tea late last night, which had caffeine…. which she has done before, no big deal.  But Kaden woke at 12:30 to feed, when normally he doesn’t get up until 3am.  He got a full hit of caffeine and was wide awake until 3am….and so were…

Nov 17: Hot and Sticky!

Today started with an early morning 3km swim in the ocean. I know I have talked about it already, but I just cannot say enough, how amazing it is to swim here.  In Sylvan Lake, I count beer bottles and cans left by the …..well, I better not state my opinion of such people here……..

Nov 16, Volcano Ride #1

Lots more coughing this morning to wake up – hope my lungs are finally clearing the last of this green guck…. After some family time, it was time to prep and head up to the top of the K3 for a ride up the Mamalahoa highway. My crew chief Darren and his Father in Law…

Nov 15: Swim, Bike, Run, Beach

Another amazing day.  Coughing fit again at 3am, to clear out a large green…..well, you know.  Lungs telling me stuff is in, that needs to be out.  Woke Kaden and Hilary…again.  🙁  Got him back to bed, and then he woke up at 5:45am, ready to play!  Thankfully Hilary took him out of our room,…

Nov 14th: finaly feeling good again!

I had woken up at around 3am with a massive cough set, and after trying to cough into my pillow for a bit, I knew I risked waking up Kaden, who sleeps in our room in a play pen here.  So I snuck outside and coughed like crazy, I won’t get into the details, but…

Nov 13: What an amazing day!!!

Wow! Wow! Wow!!! What a day!  ok, I woke up at 6:55am (10am back home) after we got all settled in to the house and in bed at 1:30am Hawaii Time (4:30am).  Felt like I was hit by a bus!!!  Sinuses plugged, throat sore, joints swollen, ouch!!!  Blew my nose a hundred times (not really,…

Nov 13: bikes intact

Looks like the bikes are ok! Assembly, then a ride with Darren….. In KONA!!!!

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