Staten Island Triathlon 2022

Staten Island Triathlon 2022
Back to Racing Two years post-Covid I went back to doing the local Staten Island Sprint Triathlon. This is a fantastic race for first timers, since its short, flat and fast. The road is closed during the race , and the swim is short and along the shore with lots of lifeguards This year, my ...

How to begin Windsurfing , everything you need to know, but were afraid to ask. 1

How to begin Windsurfing , everything you need to know, but were afraid to ask.
Why do you want to go windsurfing? Windsurfing – just another day sailing! So if you found this page, you probably already have a passing interest in learning about windsurfing. If you’re like me you probably tried it out a few times during vacations or trips to resorts or beaches, the half-hour lesson with some ...

Staten Island Triathlon/Duoathlon 2019 1

Staten Island Triathlon/Duoathlon 2019
Here’s  my Staten Island Triathlon 2019 video recap. A group of friends and I took part in the 11th annual race, held at Midland Beach in Staten Island NY,. This is a local tri/duoathlon , it’s a near perfect beginners race, because of the closed road to traffic, shallow bay swim and flat run course. ...

2019 Wyckoff Triathlon video recap

2019 Wyckoff Triathlon video recap
Here’s  my Wyckoff/Franklin lakes Triathlon 2019 video recap. Rather than a race report blog here’s another video recap.  In brief, bike course was short 1 mile this year (At the turn around) , my performance was slower, as usual I’m disappointed with my performance on the run.  Check out the video below to see how ...

West Point Triathlon 2018 recap

West Point Triathlon 2018 recap
Here’s  my West Point Triathlon 2018 video recap. Rather than a race report blog posting I decided to do a video edit of the race.  In brief, I’m disappointed with my performance especially on the run.  But there’s always next year. Anyways, see how it unfolded from my perspective.. * westuit legal/worn

Magic5 Swim goggle review 32

Magic5 Swim goggle review
This is a short review of my experience with the Magic5 Swim goggles. Magic5 goggles are custom made , custom-fitted goggles that promise to transform the age old issue of leaky and ill fitting goggles into a perfect leak-free  fit. Leaky goggles are the bane of anyone who spends enough time in the pool or ...

Ultimate spectator guide to Kona Ironman World Championship triathlon 6

Ultimate spectator guide to Kona Ironman World Championship triathlon
So here’s my spectator Guide to watching and enjoying the  Ironman Wold Championships live and in-person .  This guide will focus on the  best spots to watch, when and where to be , recommended camera/video gear to use, and how to enjoy the day and soak in the event.   For such a big race it’s ...

Staten Island Triathlon 2017 – Race Report 1

Staten Island Triathlon 2017 - Race Report
A few weekends ago, a bunch of  friends and I  took part in the 9th annual 2017 Staten Island Triathlon held at the Midland Beach,  Staten Island, New York.  Held in honor or Rocco Laurie , this race raises money for the  Rocco Laurie Foundation.  This is a convenient local sprint race plus this year ...

2017 Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes Triathlon

2017 Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes Triathlon
This weekend I took part in the 2017 edition (35rd Annual)  Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes  triathlon.  This is a “Sprint-Lympic” distance race. Its a  800m swim, 17 mile bike and 5 mile run. Weather conditions were overcast and foggy at start, but overall comfortable. This years event again was less crowded and did not sell out less than 500 ...