Dear Coach Pinkel

Dear Coach Pinkel

Updated below Tonight I sit here in South Carolina and look at my wife. She’s wearing a fleece with a tiger on the back. Today,…

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Thank you, Mike Rice

Thank you, Mike Rice

Former Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice is at best a very confused and disturbed human being. He is at worst a psychopath in need of…

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Mastodon Weekend 2012: Evolved

Mastodon Weekend 2012: Evolved

I didn’t think I needed medical attention when the first guy leaned over me and asked, “Are you okay?” I told him I was and…

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The crying Tough Mudder and the wicked art of Someday

The crying Tough Mudder and the wicked art of Someday

It was just after 10am. I was midway up a California mountain and standing in a group of 200 people so pumped up on testosterone…

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Finish line

Finish line

“I am as nervous as I’ve ever been.” That was my son this morning, up before the sun for his first youth triathlon. At eight…

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Mastodon Weekend returning to Greenville?

Mastodon Weekend returning to Greenville?

Details are still to come (you’ll see them right here sometime in the next week or two), but for now, if you ever thought, “Wow,…

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Greenville Mud Run 2012 video

Greenville Mud Run 2012 video

I’ve had a lot of people shake their heads at me. A shoe salesman actually said after looking at my battered body, “Maybe if you…

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GoPro Hero 2: Experiments in fatherhood and beyond

GoPro Hero 2: Experiments in fatherhood and beyond

My dad died the weekend before my 38th birthday. I didn’t learn until a few days later that one of the last things he did…

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13.1 miles for Dad

13.1 miles for Dad

I wanted to tell somebody, but there was nobody to tell. Though I was elbow-to-elbow with some 40,000 people, I was alone. There was no…

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On getting naked

On getting naked

I could not have been more naked. Six months ago, I stood behind an open car door. It was the only thing blocking my man-parts…

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