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Roman M. Patient Expert

Boulder, Colorado
Roman Mica is a Clydesdale amateur triathlete who lives and races in Boulder, Colorado. His favorite race drink is brewed by the Boulder Brewery and his favorite nutrition supplement is made by Dairy Queen. He recently had his first book published, entitled My Training Begins Tomorrow: The... Full Bio
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10X endurance: New Speed Record set for Rowing Across the Indian Ocean by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Editor' s note:A few months ago Roman Mica had the chance to interview Doug Tumminello as got ready to row across the Indian Ocean.  Tumminello and his eight person crew ju ... Read on »
11-year-old rising star swimmer takes on daubting three mile La Jolla Cove swim by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Editor's Note: Our partner XTERRA WETSUITS staffer Erin Merz shares her story about 11-year-old swimming standout Jacee Frivaldo. This was my fifth time making the ... Read on »
114th Boston Marathon race preview: so who's got what it takes to win this week by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon 114 years...That's a lot of years of racing and running down the historical streets of Bean Town. So who's got what it takes to win the 114 Boston Marathon thi ... Read on »
12-meters now really means 12-meters as Ironman get serious about drafting in Australia by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon A 12-meter draft distance will be enforced for the first time on the Ironman Western Australia bike course this December. World Triathlon Corporation has initiated the r ... Read on »
13-year-old California teen becomes the youngest ever to summit Mount Everest by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Like many 13-year-olds Jordan Romero picked up the phone on Saturday and called his mom, but unlike many teens he said, "Mom, I'm calling you from the top of the world. ... Read on »
15 of the best triathlon workouts that you aren't doing (Part 1) by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Bored of the same old triathlon workouts? Are you ready for some routines that are going to absolutely blow your mind and put some fresh intensity into your training progra ... Read on »
15 of the best triathlon workouts that you aren't doing (Part 2) by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Editor's Note: This is part two of Ben's The top 11 triathlon training mistakes. Click HERE for part one. Bored of the same old triathlon workouts? Are you ready ... Read on »
1500 amateur athletes compete for titles at Long Course Nationals by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Tom Clifford and Stephanie Murphy bested the competition Saturday to claim overall titles as the national championship season came to a close at the ... Read on »
1500 runners compete at the XTERRA Trail Running World Championship in Hawaii by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Kualoa Ranch - Ka'a'awa, HI (December 5, 2010) - Max King found the perfect cure for a sickness – win the XTERRA Trail Run World Championship. Despite running with flu- ... Read on »
17 Hours (the 2010 IM World Championships movie) now available on Amazon by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It has been two years since someone else besides Craig Alexander and Chrissie Wellington won the Ford Ironman World Championships. But all of that changed this year ... Read on »
17 Hours to Brag for the rest of your life by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon There is no magic in the number 140.6. It represents a very random distance that several guys in Hawaii came up with in the winter of 1978 to determine if a swimm ... Read on »
17 Hours---The Trailer by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Follow on twitter @ everymantri or view latest videos on YouTube . Read on »
17 Open-Water Swim Questions That You Should Probably Ask Your Swim Coach by Ben Greenfield by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon By now, you have probably realized that there is a pretty stark contrast between swimming 25 yards, pushing off a wall, and swimming back...and fighting your way through 1. ... Read on »
18 Hours, little glory but all guts by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon When Jeff Schmidt stood at the starting line of the 2012 Ironman World Championship in Kona earlier this fall, he had already overcome pain and suffering far be ... Read on »
18 USA Triathletes to race at ITU World Championship Series in Washington, DC by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.---The United States’ top triathletes will compete against the world’s best in the third of eight ITU World Championship Series events taking place a ... Read on »
1st American: Joanna Zeiger recalls the debut of the Olympic Triathlon in Sydney by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It is hard to believe that a decade has passed. On September 16, 2000, triathlon made its Olympic debut in Sydney, Australia. The spectacular backdrop of the Sydney Op ... Read on »
2 of 12 by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Have you ever felt that sometimes you just need to race? I mean you are really hungry to put yourself to the test against the clock and the field. I really needed to cr ... Read on »
20 Reason to Watch and Not Watch the Olympics by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon 20) It's sad and disheartening to watch prepubescent girls dressed up like women, as part of a state sponsored program by the Chinese to blatantly cheat and break th ... Read on »
20-year-old Brit becomes perhaps youngest competitor ever to win an Ironman triathlon by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Philip Graves may be the youngest competitor to ever win an Ironman triathlon race. The 20-year-old Brit won Ironman UK in a time of 8:45:52. Graves, who won Ironman UK ... Read on »
2005 Ironman Champ Faris al-Sultan checks in his bike at the 2012 World Championships by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon With less than 24 hours before the start of the 2012 Ironman World Championship, the amateur and professional athletes are checking in their bikes in Kona. Hawaii. 2 ... Read on »