By Kyra Oliver Taylor Bernard, age 11, loves sports. Born as a twin, she happens to have cerebral palsy. Her sister does not. Both are talented athletes. In fact, Taylor has her sights set on completing the RMS Kids triathlon this May. This story, and many like it, is why Sportable was created in Greater […]
By Kyra Oliver The feeling of finishing something you never imagined you could do is an emotion that goes beyond words for many Richmonders. The pain and effort of training for a duathlon or triathlon requires patience, tenacity, and commitment. And most important – trust. You have to trust that your training will get […]
Swimming is the part of a triathlon that most athletes fear most. Though it’s the shortest portion of the race, even the best swimmers are faced with the stress of other swimmers all around them. And for those participating in a Kona Ironman, the toughest of all events, this feeling can last the entire 2.4-mile swim. Jay Peluso, founder of Peluso Open Water, set out to change this.