Kyle Coon

  • Professionalizing Para(continued)

    Professionalizing Paratriathlon Continued Last week, I introduced to you all, the loyal #eyeronvision newsletter fans and supporters, an idea that has been perculating in the Paratriathlon—and wider Para sport—world. That is this idea of Professionalizing Para Sport. In our case we’re specifically looking at ways to further professionalize the sport of Paratriathlon. We introduced how […]

  • Professionalize Para 1

    “Tis impossible to be sure of any thing but death and taxes.” -Christopher Bullock, The Cobbler of Preston Yes, I’m sending this #eyeronvision newsletter out on tax weekend here in the United States. This is a weekend that fills some with dread thinking how much they will owe the government in taxes, others with glee […]

  • Abu Dhabi Race Report

    World Triathlon Para Championships Abu Dhabi November 5, 2021 Abu Dhabi, The United Arab Emirates 750m Swim, 20k Bike, 5k Run We dropped off the pontoon and into the very salty water of Yas Marina. The air was heavy and warm, but not as stifling as I knew it would get in just a couple […]

  • The Paralympic Games Race Report

    The Paralympic Games August 27, 2021 Tokyo, Japan 750m Swim, 20k Bike, 5k Run The Swim I sat on the pontoon with my legs dangling in the water. Andy was immediately to my left and Brad and Greg were immediately to Andy’s left. To my right was Anatolii and his guide and immediately to his […]

  • Pleasant Prairie Race Report

    Americas Triathlon Para Championships June 27, 2021 Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin 750m Swim, 20k Bike, 5k Run I floated in the chop of the lake as a breeze swept across the surface of the water. My legs were behind me gently kicking and my hands out front skulling to keep me in place. My heart pounded […]

  • Book Tracker 14

    Book Tracker 14 A Wrestling Life By Dan gable Dan Gable is a legend in the sport of wrestling. The 1972 Olympic Gold Medalist, he only lost 1 match in his college career, and never lost in high school. He’s a rarity in that he was such an outstanding wrestling and went on to be […]

  • Book Tracker 13

    Book Tracker 13 The Escape By Matthew Slater I read this book as part of a book swap with the author’s mother. She got my book on Amazon Kindle and gave it a great review and in turn I got her son’s book and read and reviewed it. It is a novel about a criminal […]

  • Book Tracker 12

    Book Tracker 12 The Bomber MafiaBy Malcolm Gladwell Malcolm Gladwell is a phenomenal author and podcaster. I love how his most recent audiobooks have been more podcast-like than someone just reading the book. This book is unique in that it was an audiobook before it became a print book. The foundation of this book came […]

  • Book Tracker 11

    Book Tracker 11 The Hero CodeBy William McGraven Any time retired Admiral William McGraven comes out with a book you can bet I’m going to get it and read it. His first book, “Make Your Bed” was based off 10 lessons he learned while going through Navy Seal training and expanded upon his viral keynote […]

  • World Triathlon Para Series Yokohama Race Report

    World Triathlon Para Series YokohamaMay 15, 2021750m Swim, 20km Bike, 4.98km run “I will prepare, and some day my chance will come.” — Abraham Lincoln Every competitive athlete longs for that day when their competition challenges them to dig deep, to push beyond the perceived limits in their mind, to find what they are truly […]

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