Author Archives: Frank Byskov
Off-season training made fun
The off-season is a great time to focus on strengthening some areas that may have been neglected during the height of the season. For most triathletes, strength and flexibility in the hips and back is a limiting factor for all … Continue reading
Mixed Relay now at the Olympics
I am very excited about the addition of a mixed triathlon relay to the Olympic programme, and look forward to seeing more races like this pop up on the local race calendar. For those unfamiliar with the event, a team … Continue reading
Open water season is here – stay safe
Spring has arrived, and with that the start of open water swim season. However, the water can still be a bit on the cold side, which increases the risk of heart failure. Read more about the background here: scientists-warn-swimmers-of-heart-attack-risk To minimize … Continue reading
Rock Creek Tri Club has added Isaac Henley to the coaching staff. He will mostly be working with the new Youth team. Welcome to Isaac. See more at rockcreektriclub.com/coaches and rockcreektriclub.com/junior-team.
New Youth team in town!
Rock Creek Tri Club will be adding a Youth team this year in cooperation with Lionfish/Lowell School (no association required to join the team), and there are still spots available. The team will be for boys and girls from 10 … Continue reading
Race report: 2016 USAT Age Group Nationals
Thanks to Lee for the following (very detailed) report from Nationals; I raced the Olympic Distance event at the Nationals in Omaha this past Saturday the 13th. The race wasn’t a stellar performance for me unfortunately. I had hoped to … Continue reading
Great day at Swim Fest at Fort Richie
RCTC was well represented at Swim Fest on Memorial Day weekend, with 7 participants. The weather was close to perfect, with a sunny sky, and pleasant water temperature – so it could be considered to go without wetsuit, although most went … Continue reading
Race Review – Westfield Sprint by rev3
By coach Frank Byskov Once again, it was time to get the season going, and once again I had chosen the sprint triathlon at Westfields in Chantilly, VA. I finished the race in 2nd place, with some very strong competitors … Continue reading
Smile your way to a better performance
It had struck me how few people look like they are enjoying themselves when out for a run or walk. So, I decided to perform a little, and not at all scientific, experiment; what would happen if I kept a … Continue reading
Bike practice moved to Sunday
Bike practice this weekend will be on Sunday at 8:30 am. We will meet on Beach Dr near Connecticut Ave. (just outside the Beltway – see practice locations), and go for a ride with solid intensity. See you then!