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McLean Creek 180km (112 mile) Ironman Canada Bike Ride by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon McLean Creek IMC ride Aug 15 2009 Originally uploaded by erinlesleylee So on Saturday, I rode the WHOLE Ironman Canada course. It was an amazing experience that I sur ... Read on »
Carpe diem! Did our ancient ancestors have personalities? by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I have high school friends who are dead already, as a direct result of their chosen lifestyle. They drank too much, drove too fast, ate whatever they craved at any given momen ... Read on »
180km Ride Preparation for Saturday by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Wow, it all seems really REAL now... The Impact Multisport supported 180km ride in Penticton is on Saturday. If you are in the area, come out and cheer me on. No, it is no ... Read on »
Richmond Ride by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Finn Slough Originally uploaded by erinlesleylee With my IMC training winding down, I thought I would share one of my super secret cycling routes with the world. Ok, ... Read on »
Amazing Adventures of a pair of Flip Flops by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Flip flops Originally uploaded by erinlesleylee On the long weekend in Penticton, my flip flops went on a bit of adventure without me. We finished our long bike r ... Read on »
Ride to Work and Back - Fitting it all in by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon On July 30th I had a scheduling dilemma. I needed to be at an SAA meeting in the evening and also ride 40kms. The weather in Richmond had been extremely hot (35C+) during thi ... Read on »
Saturday - Recovery Ride...Really? by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Who ever thought I would say that 125kms is a recovery ride??!! Tomorrow's route. Care to join? White Rock Park & Ride 125km Find more Bike Rides in Surrey, British Col ... Read on »
IMC 2009 Training Penticton Aug 2nd by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon IMC 2009 Training Penticton Aug 2nd 010 Originally uploaded by erinlesleylee Not too many photos from this weekend. Tim was too busy preparing gels, PowerBars and Gat ... Read on »
Big Training Weekend in Penticton by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Pictures to come... 166kms on the bike on Sunday followed by a 2km swim/2hour run on Monday. Great way to spend a long weekend! Thanks to Colin, Cory, Fay and M ... Read on »
I learned it at the movies by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health In the 2003 movie The Last Samurai, Tom Cruise plays a former US Army captain named Nathan Algren, an alcoholic and mercenary who in the 1870s goes to Japan to work for the Em ... Read on »
Rest, Relax and Massage Day by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I made it though the weekend and feel pretty damn good about myself. 160kms on the bike on Saturday then a 2.5 hour run on Sunday night...check and check. I even managed ... Read on »
Want to join us for 160km on the bike? by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Tomorrow will be a new longest ride for me. On the schedule is 160kms. Starting at 7:30am tomorrow, this is the route the SAA will be riding. Feel free to come out and cheer u ... Read on »
Longest Ride EVER! by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I had a FABULOUS ride yesterday! Myself and a fellow SAA member (who will remain nameless for now...or at least until he tells his coach) rode from Steveston to White Cliff ... Read on »
Seeing the World in Black and White by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health When the Chrysler car company released its new model Dodge Coronet in 1967, the theme of its ad campaign was the “White Hat Special.” Some of the ads featured cartoon cowboys ... Read on »
The Narrative in the Neurons by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Frank and Joe Hardy clutched the grips of their motorcycles and stared in horror at the oncoming car. It was careening from side to side on the narrow road. “He’ll hit us! ... Read on »
The Paradox of Loyalty by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health A curious thing happened among my friends during the Bush-Cheney years. Some, especially those who opposed the invasion of Iraq, disengaged from American symbols and tradition ... Read on »
Bending Time's Arrow by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Among my parenting memorabilia is an illustrated timeline my son made back in the second grade. It starts with his 1986 birthday on the left and proceeds through various miles ... Read on »
"I am a lovable person." "Not." by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health A milestone in the self-help movement was the publication of Norman Vincent Peale’s The Power of Positive Thinking in the early 1950s, which encouraged Americans to both think ... Read on »
In the Eye of the Storm by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health In the Eye of the Storm from Assn. for Psych Science on Vimeo. Hurricane Katrina was the largest natural disaster in U.S. history, killing more than 1,800 and causin ... Read on »
A Confidence Gene? by Wray Herbert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Smart kids tend on balance to do well in school. That may seem obvious, but there are a lot of exceptions to that rule. Some kids with high IQs don’t ever become academic supe ... Read on »