Tag Archives: Ironman

TCSD Conversation: October 2019 – Jason Verbracken

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the pleasure recently of talking triathlon with Jason Verbracken.  In just the 2018 and 2019 seasons Jason has done some absolutely amazing races.  These include full Ironman distance races in Alaska, Iceland and … Continue reading

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Ironman 70.3 World Championships – Nice, France

On September 8th I raced the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Nice, France.  This was the 2nd race on our racation.  The 1st race was the ITU Olympic Distance World Championships on 9/1/19 in Lausanne, Switzerland. After Lausanne we shifted … Continue reading

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ITU Olympic Distance Triathlon World Championships – Lausanne, Switzerland

On September 1st I raced the ITU Olympic Distance Triathlon World Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland.  Lausanne was a repeat venue for me as back in 2006 I had raced this event in Lausanne and placed 29th out of 108 men … Continue reading

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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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TCSD Conversation: March 2019 – Chris Holley

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I recently sat down and talked triathlon with TCSD member Chris Holley.  Chris was on my radar because I knew he was a great volunteer, but along the way I learned he has achieved some … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: January 2019 – Marc Sosnowski

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the pleasure of talking triathlon with Marc Sosnowski, one of TCSD’s Sponsorship Co-Directors.  Marc and I grew up about 10 miles from one another in the suburbs of Chicago, but it took TCSD … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: December 2018 – World Championships

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent For this edition of TCSD Conversation I spoke to our members who raced World Championship events in 2018.  My hope is that more of our members will race the qualifying events.  This is a great … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: November 2018 – Rich Sweet

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the privilege this month to talk triathlon with TCSD member, Rich Sweet.  In October Rich won the men’s 55-59 age group at the Ironman World Championships in Kona.  He beat the 2nd place … Continue reading

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