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Stuff About Brooks, Voting, the Party of the Year, Devon's Survey & CY's IM Recollections......

brooks-lwt.gif- MMS Stuff - After scrutinizing his 2014 tri/du resume, comparing it to prior seasons and predicting his highest-ever placement on Team MInnesota, the MMA Selectors have decided to add BROOKS GROSSINGER's name to the list of official "Most Improved" nominees.

Brooks' 2014 Resume: Wins at Lake Minnetonka, Timberman (CR) and Northwoods (CR); 2nd amateur at Gear West Du and Lake Waconia; and 3rd amateur at Heart of the Lakes.

 - TRIATHLETES CHOICE RACE OF THE YEAR voting will conclude at midnight on Sunday. Please vote if you haven't sone so already. VOTE

The Top 10 Vote Getters and the Top 5 Finalists for the TCROY will be revealed on MTN next Tuesday.

- MMA PARTY - Have you gotten your tickets for this year's post season celebration on October 25 at Gear West Bike & Triathlon? Food, wine, craft beer, music and great company. Open to all. Bring family and friends. INFO & TICKETS

- A NOTE FROM DEVON: ...

Hedge is Not Ovulating...

En-Fuego.gifBy Dan Hedgecock (danhedgecock.com)

I am currently “en fuego” — which literally translates to “fire” or “on fire” or “in fire” or something like that. America has appropriated the phrase to mean “something awesome” or “someone who is really hot”. Although potentially appropriate, this is not what I mean when I say I am en fuego. I have appropriated this phrase to mean something a little closer to the literal translation: I am en fuego = I am in heat. In heat like I’m “in heat” with motivation to train, not like “I’m ovulating”....

Do Club Med With Coach Kris & Leanda...

coach-kris.gifFour-time world champion triathlete Leanda Cave launches triathlon camp...

- First tri-camp to take place at Club Med Sandpiper Bay, Florida February 5 through 8, 2015 -

Miami Beach, Florida (Tuesday, September 30, 2014) – One of the most decorated female triathletes in history, Leanda Cave, will share her knowledge of the sport she loves with the launch of her first triathlon camp and give athletes the chance to interact with her on a personal level. 

The four-time world champion, who boasts 32 triathlon victories, will cover numerous topics including mental training, skills and drills for maximum performance, race day nutrition, and essential recovery. ....

Heatherian Tidbits...

dungeon.gifBy Heather Lendway (heatherlendway.com)

Now that most of us are moving into the off season you may have started thinking about what you’d like to work on for next year. Or maybe you’re still enjoying some down time and just getting back into the swing of things. No matter what you’re up to, I thought I’d share some tidbits of swimming workouts to help add some variety to your routine.

1. Quick Yardage
Here’s a great set that you can do when you’re low on time but need to get in a decent amount of yardage. It’s called a loco, typically I’ll do this sequence:  ...

2014 POY: "Premier" Trumps "Prestige"...

HL-LTF.gifMinnesota Multisport Awards - In the Performance of the Year category, a single athlete, by rule, can have no more than two nominations. It was especially difficult this year limiting our choices for Dani Fischer and Heather Lendway (photo L), both of whom excelled on the world and national stages and recorded nearly 20 victories between them....

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