Going nowhere fast.

I’ve been banished to the trainer.  My world has ended. Week 9 of forever! Being an athlete for most of my life, I’m used to injury cycles.  It happens.  Post injury, it’s all about the management.  And I’ll be the first to admit I’m not the easiest patient.  I see the word no as a…

#sprintersforsocks

Hi, My name is Lizanne I am a sprinter And I wear long socks.   Here are my top 10 reasons why! They Look cool.  All those brands.  Ten Speed Hero, 4Shaw and all the cool hashtags.  #sockdoping #sockgame Keep my ankles warm and cozy on my commute They match my vintage bicycle They have…

Ode to the big dog!

Spinning is winning– I donno.  Been there done that, it sucks. pain face while doing 10sec no resistance sprints Earlier, I mentioned Sprinting is a cult.  Within this cult there is a small group of extremists.  When other’s join us, people refer to it is sipping the kool aid.  It’s a small group, a few voices,…

Sprinting is a cult

We are a mis-understood bunch. We have a reputation for eating and being lazy. If you blink, the effort is over and we are back, half cooked, changing gears for the third time, when the enduros have hardly warmed up. Sprinters, especially track sprinters are seen as the boofheads of the sport. Fast on the…

Welcome

So i’ve finally got around to putting words onto paper (or atleast into a blog) 2014 was a crazy year with training, racing, life decisions… the usual.  And 2015 is starting to become a very exciting year. In this blog I hope to capture the day to day life of a not-quite-fast enough sprinter trying…