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April 2015

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Brisbane’s Cyclists

One of the first aspects of the city of Brisbane that caught my attention was the amount of bike lanes and people riding bikes around the city. I saw different groups of cyclists training, people commuting, and parents riding with their kids, and it seemed like they were having great and safe rides! I was mesmerized by the amount of people riding around the city, so I thought it would be a good idea to chat with a few cyclists and…

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Lanikai Juice Run Club

A few years ago, Pablo, the founder and owner of Lanikai Juice shared with me his idea of bringing back the popular Niketown Running Club. Of all the millions of projects Pablo has in mind, the running club was the one he was very passionate about. Knowing Pablo I believe the running club represents Lanikai Juice main mission which is to promote a healthy lifestyle to the community of Hawaii.…

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Ballina Richmond River

Ballina is a small town 30 minutes south of Byron Bay which is located in north eastern New South Wales, Australia. That’s were we stayed during the Byron Bay Bluefest (I am a huge fan of  soulful music, specially if is Ben Harper singing ♡). After the first night of the festival, I woke up in Ballina on a cloudy and breezy Sunday morning. I looked out the window and I saw a few cyclists and runners on the road,…

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Brisbane River

I am so impressed with the city of Brisbane! On my second day in the city, my brother took me to run along the Brisbane River, the longest river in southeast Queensland, Australia. He rode his bike, took pictures, and gave me a full tour while I ran. Running this loop was a fantastic way to see the city and to find out how well designed and planned the city of Brisbane is for runners, cyclists, and for the community…

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Lavaman Triathlon 2015

This past Sunday I crossed the finish line for the fifth time in one of my favorite Olympic distance triathlon races, the Lavaman Triathlon, in Waikoloa, on the Big Island. The first time I raced Lavaman was in 2007, and for some crazy reason Tim decided to sign me up as an elite athlete. It was the first time I had such a small number in my arm, and also the first time I racked my little bike next to…

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