9 years, 7 months ago Posted in: Blog 0

Wow, rough waves on the swim this morning! It was so rough they canceled the age group swim. Big waves for Tampa bay. Ended up taking 6th over all. Lost a three way sprint for 4th between Cunningham, Raelert, and myself.I’m staying at Sara McLarty’s awesome house in Clermont, FL for the next day and […]

9 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Blog 0

Mooloolaba World Cup officially kicked off the start of the triathlon season for me in 2009. I wanted to go down, mix it up with the best in the world, pick up a huge chunk of points that would help solidify a start position for the Des Moines World Cup and Washington DC – World […]

9 years, 9 months ago Posted in: Blog 0

Twitter / mattchrabotThe one line blog site. Time is flying by in Chula. Training has been stellar. Couldn’t be any better. Went on Competitor Radio last night with the guys. San Diego Sports Radio XX 1090. It was awesome. I’ve always wanted to be a guest on the show. I originally discovered them on iTunes […]

9 years, 10 months ago Posted in: Blog 0

I recently arrived in Chula Vista, CA for a block of warm weather training. Colorado Springs was a bit chilly and I didn’t want to be cooped up running on treadmills and riding on the indoor trainer when I could have the option to train in a warmer climate. The running trails out here seem […]

9 years, 10 months ago Posted in: Blog 0

I went down to Brazil again for the Fast Triathlon this year. Here’s some advice on Brazilian Visas: If you would like a 5 year Visa instead of a 90-day Visa and get it for the same price, just write a handwritten note saying how much you love to visit Brazil and plan on going […]

9 years, 11 months ago Posted in: Blog 1

The night was a bit chilled as the sun went down just before 5PM. My dad and I were well underway from Little Creek Marina to the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel. It was too late in the day to head out in the ocean to go after the Striped Bass that had more “portfolio” and […]

9 years, 11 months ago Posted in: Blog 0

Training has been going stellar the past few weeks. Last year at this time I was experiencing a minor setback that led to a whole chain of injuries throughout 2008 season. I tried doing things my way during 2008, some things worked, some didn’t. After weighing my options, I figure I’ll just sit back and […]

10 years ago Posted in: Blog 0

It’s been a laid back10 days since I’ve finished up the last race. Just playing tons of basketball, Ultimate Frisbee, and hiking. Some strength every now and then too.The 2009 Season starts Monday MC Nothing like 3 man-21 Full Court! …probably missed this shot…

10 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Blog 0

Went over to Cytosport today. They are based right near Napa, so I drove up with Eric G and Jillian to meet the crew and say hi. “CytoSport™ was founded in 1998 by the father/son team of Greg and Mike Pickett. Since then it has grown into a premier manufacturer of sports-oriented nutritional products that […]

10 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Blog 2

12th place. Definitely was not what I was looking for to end my season on a good note.Had a bit of trouble in various spots during the whole race. First off, I must say the triathlon swim isn’t a wrestling match. It looks like we’re all beating the snot out of each other, but that’s […]

10 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Blog 1

I finished up my first full World Cup season as the 3rd ranked American and 48th on the World Cup Rankings. Not bad. Plus, I never finished less than 2nd place American on foreign soil races. Alright, so 9th place isn’t what I was looking for, but it’s still a respectable finish.The course was insanely […]

10 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Blog 0

Getting ready for the Huatulco World Cup. (wah-TOOL-coe.) Flying down to Mexico early tomorrow morning. This is the last stop on the ITU World Cup circuit, so let’s make it a good one. The race is expected to be hilly and hot, so I’m definitely looking forward to it The View outside my window in […]

10 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Blog 0

Alright, I have a new blog. This one should me much easier to update than my last one… complete with totally sweet pictures and videos of racing, training, new sponsors, and much more… laterMC