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TCSD Conversation: September 2019 – John Mitchell

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I recently sat down and talked triathlon with John Mitchell, the TCSD Beginner Bike Coach.  John has a huge heart and he is as good as they come at paying his many blessings forward.  John … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: April 2019 – Danny Arnold

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I recently had the pleasure of talking triathlon with Danny Arnold.  Danny is one of TCSD’s Co-Sponsorship Directors so he is playing an active role in shaping the future of our club.  In addition, Danny … Continue reading

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Ironman 70.3 Oceanside – 2019

On April 6th I raced the Ironman 70.3 Oceanside.  This is just the 3rd time I have done this race, but it has become one of my favorites.  It sure is nice having such an ultra-competitive and high profile race … Continue reading

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Mission Bay Triathlon

On September 30th I raced the Mission Bay Triathlon near Sea World in San Diego.  This was the 13th time I have done this race, but the 1st time in its new location at Ventura Cove.  2 years ago I … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: June 2018 – Keith Benline

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the pleasure recently of talking triathlon with Keith Benline.  Keith is a long time member and sponsor of TCSD as the owner of Robert’s Auto Service.  Keith is passionate about giving back to … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: September 2017 – John Healy

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the great pleasure recently to sit down and talk triathlon with one of the TCSD’s earliest members, John Healy.  John has been racing triathlons since the earth started to cool.  He has seen … 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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Ironman 70.3 World Championships – Mooloolaba, Australia

On September 4th I raced the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Mooloolaba, Australia.  We had a gorgeous day to race – temperatures in the mid to high 70’s, clear skies and a light breeze.  I had a race to be … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: Alexis Barnes – March 2016

  TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I was privileged recently to talk triathlon with TCSD volunteer extraordinaire, Alexis Barnes. Alexis has taken on leadership roles as a TCSD Newsletter Editor and our club’s Coordinator for the USA Triathlon National Challenge … Continue reading

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ITU Triathlon World Championships – Sprint Distance

On September 17th I raced the ITU Sprint Triathlon World Championships in Chicago. Racing Worlds in Chicago was a dream come true for me as I was raised 25 miles west of the city in Glen Ellyn, IL. I qualified … Continue reading

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