Have you ever thought it would be fun to swim 5 miles across a lake? Although I have swum across smaller lakes, 5 miles seems a bit much for me. Heck, that's over twice the distance of an Ironman Triathlon swim. My friend thought it would be fun. She signed up for a 5 mile race as part of the Lake Minnetonka Challenge on July 28th. My friend completed the race with pizzazz. Continue Reading
How Do I Cheerlead an Open Water Swim?
You might have noticed I like to encourage people. We are capable of achieving unbelievable things, if only we work hard enough. But sometimes the going gets tough, and our commitment and energy fades. I like to be the positive voice that says, “You can” when your own voice is telling you, “I can’t.” Last fall, I spectated the Twin Cities Marathon. My brother-in-law and his Continue Reading