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September 30, 2018

I was a coward and a quitter.  Some may find that a harsh critique of a young kid still finding his way.  The facts remain, I was yellow.  It seemed when the chips were down, my instinct was to run.  Lies became an easy out, turning tail was a road I traveled far too o...

August 7, 2018

Everyone participates, not everyone competes

Thinking about competing?  The 2018 CrossFit Games has you all fired up and ready to go?  Ready to sign on the dotted line and call yourself a competitor?  Let me save you some pain.  The vast majority of you are lying to you...

July 4, 2018

9 June 2018 I delivered a keynote speech in Detroit, MI, to General Motors’ Jumpstart program.  It was an incredible opportunity to hone my craft and see if I had the moxie and charisma to captivate a large, diverse, and highly educated audience.  I love ending any key...

September 1, 2017

As I was making my way up the path, it didn't take me long to realize I had made a bad decision.  Who am I kidding?  I knew I was making a bad decision long before the disaster began to unfold.  Like Cassandra of Troy I knew what bad tidings the future held yet I was p...

May 2, 2017

Michael Jordon.  Oprah Winfrey.  Jerry Seinfeld.  Abraham Lincoln.  Lucille Ball.  Babe Ruth.  Sir James Dyson.

Every one of the individuals in the above list are or were wildly successful.  Each of them reached the pinnacle of achievement in th...

March 8, 2017

One thousand nine hundred and thirty one. Remember that number.

This will not take long to read. There is not much that can be said. You either get it, or you don’t.

In gyms across the country and around the world over 390,000 athletes have completed the second workout o...

February 8, 2017

Movies and television shows can take the breath away with their majestic cinematography and leave us abuzz with excitement from life-like special effects. Other than the ridiculously high price of the admission/subscription, there is no cost. Sit down, turn off your br...

January 4, 2017

Year after year it happens. With nothing but the truest and most sincere of intentions man and woman alike are sucked in. The temptation is always the same; the promise of change is an alluring courtesan. But faster than Rosie O’Donnell running from a Donald Trump rall...

December 1, 2016

I love my life. I love the challenges. I love the chaos, both self-inflicted and otherwise. I love the adventures, some chosen and others anything but. Most of all I love the people in my life. Like bright, shining stars, all my experiences, travels, challenges, and ad...

November 21, 2016

This is a call to action for those with injuries. I know they are testing your resilience. Be patient a while longer. The journey is long and arduous but the destination is worth it. Know that I started writing this blog while sitting in the doctors office waiting to f...

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