Over the last few weeks, Nick and I have spent some time talking about London and processing our thoughts about his races. We know that understanding this stuff takes time, and we know we’ve still got a long way to go on the subject. We realize that, whether people say it or not, the number… Continue reading Debrief
Now that our European traveling season has finally commenced, there’s much to update you all with! We departed Ann Arbor one week ago, and after a quick seven-hour flight, arrived sleepy and hungry in Paris. From there we caught the express train into Brussels and another on to Leuven. We had a short two days… Continue reading Off and Running
Wow! It’s been an incredibly hot last few weeks here in the Mid-West. Getting up early to run is the only way to avoid the really high temperatures, but then the humidity levels are much greater in the morning too – so there’s really been no way to avoid it. Europe awaits however, and a ∞
I just wanted to share a few news pieces that have come out in the last few days. As we get ready to leave for Europe, we’ve had a busy few days with different groups coming to film Nick’s preparation for the games. Here’s the first one that aired a few days ago. And here’s the… Continue reading Video Links
We brought the camcorder down to the track to film and analyze Nick’s running form and luckily, we caught his fastest 300m ever on film. With 7 weeks until his first heat in the Olympics, his speed and strength seem to be coming around nicely! I love his reaction at the end as he looks down to his watch! Sorry about my wonky filming!
Bring on the summer racing season! The last few days Nick and I have been immersed in summer travel planning. As London draws nearer, we’ve started moving from thoughts of surreal nervousness to ones of eager anticipation. Instead of looking ahead and saying, “can you believe the Olympics are only three months away?” we’ve started… Continue reading Waiting for the Gun