Wednesday, November 6, 2013

November 17, 2013 Ford Ironman @ Tempe Towne Lake.

November 23, 2013 El Tour De Tucson sponsored by UMC.

In 11 and 17 days our Foundation athletes and friends will be competing in these major events in the Southwest US.
Last Sunday was the Competitor groups Women's 5K, 10K and Half Marathon from 75th ST and Main St in Scottsdale to the finish line in Tempe Beach Park.
Also on Sunday we had athletes running in the Phoenix 5K and 10 K.

Also coming up is the PF Chang's Rock N Roll Marathon in mid January.

Back to the drawing board as we all do our final preperation for these races.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013


We will miss our team mate and friend Steve Fratus of Oakland Hills Ca.
We dedicated our Pacific Grove Triathlon to his memory.
Great picture of Steve out skiing with his son.
Steve passed away last month.
You will live on in our hearts and minds.
May God Bless and Keep You Steve.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

September 13, 14 & 15, 2013 Pacific Grove Triathlon

Last weekend was our Pacific Grove Triathlon at Lovers Point.
The bike leg was up and back along Pebble Beach what a beautiful area.
Sunday Starting in the Front Row.
 
Sunrise Sunday @ Lovers Point Swim Start.
 
My trained Guard Sea Gull watching my bike.
Not a Magpie like in OZ.
 
Swim start and T 1.
 
Run Finish Line.
 
Dennis T1 on Saturday.
 
Randy Saturday T1 to bike out.
 
Marissa T 1 Saturday.
 
Dennis on T 2 to run out on Saturday.
 
Swim start Sunday Waves of starter groups.
 
Bike in Bill T 2 to Donnie.
 
Donnie to Run Out on Sunday.
 
Bill and Donnie Dennis had left after Podiums Sunday.
 
Jerry T 2 to Bike Out Saturday.
 
Team Two T 1 Marissa, Jerry and Heather Saturday.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Seventeen Days and counting to Pacific Grove Triathlon

 
The Olympic Distance race is Saturday AM, 9/14/13
 
World Transplant Team One.
Ray Velasco Swim
Randy Stafford Bike
Dennis Lee Run
 
World Transplant Team Two.
Marissa Stafford Swim
Jerry Benterou Bike
Heather Bostrum Run
 
The Sprint Distance race is Sunday AM, 9/15/13.
 
World Transplant A
Ray Velasco Swim
Bill Wohl Bike
Don Salamone Run




Monday, August 26, 2013

Less then three weeks to Pacific Grove Triathlon.
We will have two teams entered on Saturday and One Relay Team in Sundays event.
We are all excited as this Pebble Beach, Monterey, CA is breath taking.
We should have our team lineups ready soon.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Up Close and personal Amgen Tour of California 2013

Stage 5 Finish set Up Avila Beach, CA.


 Satellite Up Link Truck and part of TV NBC Sports   Production Equipment.

Working  Security at the Finish Line waiting for the riders.



Here comes the Winner.
Jens Voight Team Radio Shack steals a stage.


41 yr. old Jens uses his experience to split the peloton then jump the leaders for the win.

The fight for second, third, fourth and fifth.

Tyler Farrar Team Garmin Sharp Second.

Thor Hershod Team BMC for third as Peter Sagan in green has trouble on the final uphill to the finish.

After almost 5 tough hours Jens is beat.


Tejay Van Garderen Team BMC race leader at this point and eventual tour winner for GC.



Your Stage 5 winner Jens Voight.


Second Place Stage 5 Tyler Farrar

Third Place 5 Thor Hershod.


On to Stage 6 on Friday the Time Trial in San Jose.

Jens is amazing!

Stragglers, the rest of the field finishes.

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon next Sunday in San Francisco.

I hope next year I will get back to competing in Escape, again. Next Sunday my Foundations World Team has two teams entered. World Team One should come in first place again as defending 2010 Champions.

World Team One will be composed of:

Ray Velasco of Alameda, CA. has been 64th out of the water in the past.
Dr. Randy Stafford of Palo Alto will fill in for me on the Bike.
Chris Domine of San Mateo will run our anchor leg.

World Team Two will be composed of:

Steve Fratus for the swim leg.
Jerry Benterou of Livermore on the Bike
Heather Bostrom of Alameda on the Run.

Give 'em Hell.

Two weeks ago SBS TV was in Scottsdale to film a documentary to air in June.
On Saturday we shot the swimming segment and some interviews at my home and in Ling and Louie's Restauarnt.
Sunday AM we shot the cycling segment and in the PM my Skype visit with the Bradys from their Cape Cod home.
 In June I should receive a DVD copy.

Have a happy healthy Memorial Day.

Fear The Turtle tomorrow as my Maryland Terrapins play for the NCAA Lacrosse Championship against U. V. A. in Baltimore.

Good Luck to my Lady Sun Devils in the upcoming College Softball World Series.
They won the national Championship in 2008.

Also best of Luck to another client team my ASU men's Baseball team as they begin the regional playoffs to earn the right to play in the  Men's College Baseball World Series.