Category Archives: Triathlon

TCSD Conversation: June 2017 – Dee Dee Burton

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent Jim McCann was the TCSD President 10 years ago. Many, including me would say Jim built the TCSD. Jim passed away unexpectedly in June 2007 and to honor Jim and Dee Dee, they are the … Continue reading

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Ironman 70.3 Coeur d’Alene

On June 25th I raced the Ironman 70.3 Coeur d’Alene (CDA) in Idaho.  I registered for this race 8 months ago thinking I would need it to qualify for the IM 70.3 World Championships, but with a lot of luck … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: May 2017 – Steve Sutherland

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I recently talked triathlon with long time TCSD member and USA Triathlon Age Group Committee Chairman Steve Sutherland.  Steve gives a ton of his time to our sport and he is absolutely someone you should … Continue reading

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LA Tri Series – Championship

On May 13th I raced the LA Tri Series Olympic Distance Triathlon at Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas.  I had a good race as I placed 2nd out of 14 in the men’s 55-59 age group and 16th out … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: April 2017 – Monica Sberna

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the pleasure recently of getting to know Monica Sberna, the Volunteer Coordinator for the Triathlon Club of San Diego.  Monica has a huge heart as you will see with all the money she … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: March 2017 – Carl Johnson

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I recently got to talk triathlon with TCSD member Carl Johnson.  Carl has always led an active lifestyle and he just wrapped up another stellar performance representing the TCSD in the USA Triathlon National Challenge … Continue reading

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Ironman 70.3 Oceanside

On April 1st I raced Ironman 70.3 Oceanside.  In many ways this was a trip down memory lane for me as 1 of my greatest triathlon accomplishments happened on this course in 2001.  The race was a full Ironman back … Continue reading

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Superseal Triathlon

On March 19th I raced the Superseal Triathlon in Coronado, CA.  We had been having heavy fog every morning for the 5 days prior to the race so I predicted visibility would be an issue, but we actually had perfect … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: February 2017 – James Ismailoglu

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I recently had the chance to talk triathlon with James Ismailoglu.  James does a lot of heavy lifting for the TCSD as he is our Membership Director and one of our beginner coaches.  If you … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: January 2017 – Holly Stroschine

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent Recently I got to talk triathlon with TCSD member and TCSD Track and Kids Coach Holly Stroschine.  Holly has been a real trail blazer in her athletic career so I know you’ll enjoy her story. … Continue reading

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