Category Archives: 2014

TCSD Conversation: Kyle Hummel – December 2014

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I got to talk triathlon with the TCSD’s most recent World Champion Kyle Hummel. It will blow your mind to hear what Kyle has gone through just to be able to walk around like a … Continue reading

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Lifetime Fitness Triathlon – Oceanside

On October 26th I raced my last triathlon for the year at the Lifetime Fitness Triathlon Oceanside. I was relieved that we had good weather for this year’s race. The inaugural race in 2013 was delayed for an hour by … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: Jay Lewis – September 2014

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I recently had the opportunity to talk triathlon with a guy who has no fear. Jay Lewis is not afraid to try anything. Jay is not afraid to try any sport or change careers and … Continue reading

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San Diego Triathlon Classic

On September 6th I raced the San Diego Triathlon Classic. I had done this race 4x’s in the past and was the 1st loser on all 4 occasions. In other words, I finished in 2nd place in my age group … Continue reading

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USA Triathlon Sprint Distance National Championships

On August 10th I raced the USA Triathlon Sprint Distance National Championships in Milwaukee, WI. I have only raced Sprint Nationals on one other occasion. That was in 1997 at Catalina Island, CA. On that day I beat 26 other … Continue reading

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USA Triathlon Olympic Distance National Championships

On August 9th I raced the USA Triathlon Olympic Distance National Championships in Milwaukee, WI. Nationals was the lone qualifier for the 2015 World Championships in Chicago – this would be the big prize. 25 slots per age group were … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: Andrew Shore – August 2014

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the pleasure recently of chatting triathlon with TCSD Ambassador Andrew Shore. Andrew actually started a triathlon club when he lived on the east coast so he brings a wealth of knowledge to our … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: Kat Gunsur – July 2014

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the very rewarding opportunity recently to talk triathlon with Kat Gunsur. Kat wears a lot of triathlon hats including that as the TCSD’s Social Media Director. She is a huge part of the … Continue reading

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Glen Ellyn Freedom Four Mile Run

On July 4th I ran the Glen Ellyn Freedom Four Mile Run. I grew up in Glen Ellyn, IL so this race was a trip down memory lane. The highlights of the day were running into some old friends. The … Continue reading

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ITU Chicago Triathlon

On June 29th I raced the ITU Chicago Triathlon. For me this was a return to my roots as I grew up 25 miles west of the city in Glen Ellyn. It was also a chance to preview the 2015 … Continue reading

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