Author Archives: Casey Bateman
Good Afternoon Everyone,
Today Marks the one year anniversary of my first major bike accident and also one month until National Championships, so I thought I would do a little bit of reflecting on the year as we look forward to the remainder of the season.
One year ago today I looked like this
I had a grd. [...]
I apologize for the long delay between my current blog and last blog. Racing this year has had many ups and downs! For the good Side I have broken three course records and won 4 races! Those Races include Santa Maria Tri For Fun Sprint. (pictures Below) it consisted of a 750 M swim a 18 [...]
I hope my post finds you all doing well this holiday season! I am doing wonderful. Winter season is now upon us and here on the west coast we are very lucky that we can ride just about 365 days a year while some other places around the year are indoors riding trainers for [...]
These past two weeks have been quite eventful. With the olympic training center posting its benchmark tests for residency stays of elite athletes we have been chasing the standards a little bit to check our fitness and compare to some of the countries elite. I had quite a performance. The swim time standard was [...]
The off season has officially begun! Some exciting things to post along with that. My last race of the season was Tinley’s Adventures. I raced the very competitive sprint distance race a week after racing in Los Angeles. The race was fairly successful I took second place overall as well as in my age [...]
Friday I travelled down to Los Angeles to compete in my first Elite race. Friday was rather Uneventful, Lauren one of my core supporters travelled down with me for the weekend to watch and take part as much as she could. unfortunately we left a little later in the day which was a plus [...]
How is it going? This is my last week before my first Elite Race in LA this coming weekend. I’ve been studying the course and watching the waves to observe what I will be working through so far it looks to my advantage. This week will be my first taper of my triathlon career [...]
Today i’m here to update you of the happenings of the past few weeks as we are 13 days out form my first elite race at the LA triathlon presented by herbalife and Champion Systems!
After a long trip home for the 2011 USA Triathlon National Championships and a pretty good showing, it was back [...]