Category: Athletes

Triathlon Training Tips

Triathlon Training Tips

By Wendy Mader, Tailwind Coach Fundamental Training Tips Training is meant to prepare you for race day. Consistency and progression are the fundamental variables every athlete should focus on when training for an event – the gradual progression of frequency,...
Victoria Burgess- A Shining Example

Victoria Burgess- A Shining Example

Victoria Burgess shines like a beacon for female athletes the world over. On June 27th, 2018 she set a world record as she crossed from Cuba to Florida on a standup paddleboard (SUP). After a grueling 27 hours 48 minutes paddling the 115 miles, she not only became the...
Around the World with Grant Maughan

Around the World with Grant Maughan

One of the true rockstars in the ultra world, Grant Maughan is a 54-year-old yacht captain, adventurer, ultra-runner and all-round fun-loving, solid guy from Newcastle, Australia. After starting his ultra running career relatively late in life, at age 47, he’s circled...
Brendan Trimboli – It Runs in the Family

Brendan Trimboli – It Runs in the Family

You could say that ultra-running is in Brendan Trimboli’s DNA. His mom ran the Leadville 100 back in 1989 and 1990, when Brendan was just one and two years old. Back in the late 80’s ultra-running was in its infancy with few participants – especially few women –...
Courtney Dauwalter: Mind of Steel

Courtney Dauwalter: Mind of Steel

Photo: Scott Rokis Your average runner knows that it takes a huge amount of dedication, stamina and physical training to finish a marathon or an ultramarathon race. What Courtney Dauwalter understands and embodies goes much farther than that, and it’s the key to her...
Inspiration in Motion

Inspiration in Motion

When you talk to Joe Grant, you get so inspired that after five minutes you want to drop everything and go climb a 14’er. The sheer amount of adventure he’s packed into his young life is breathtaking. From biking across the USA in 2007 to his Tour de 14’ers last year,...