ICY HOT

ICY HOT

“This may be the coldest I have ever been on a bike.” “Shut up about the cold, pedal harder if you are cold!” “I don’t ever remember being hot this early on the bike here in Coeur d’Alene.” “Shut up and pour water on your head and keep pedaling hard if you are hot!”... read more
Wildflower – 1st time!

Wildflower – 1st time!

My first time racing Wildflower half iron triathlon was this past weekend. For those of you who prefer the nerdy word version with more details, you can keep reading below. For those that like highlight recaps in the form of cute kids on video look no further…... read more
Lake Stevens 70.3

Lake Stevens 70.3

  The picture of the bike says is all about this race. I got out of the water in decent position around 8th and quickly moved into 6th place and was making progress towards the front. Around the halfway point I had a major malfunction with my rear wheel cover and... read more
Ironman Coeur d’Alene

Ironman Coeur d’Alene

photo credit: James Richman This race will always hold a special place in my heart. Coming in to this race I felt confident that I could improve upon previous attempts here. Each year I come in with a bit more experience and fitness and am excited to race in front of... read more
Ironman Los Cabos

Ironman Los Cabos

  As you can see I have a new website! I just got back this week from Mexico and my first race of the season. I had a decent start to the year with an 8th place finish. Malachi (3) is my middle son. If you know our family you know the history of why we call him... read more
Ironman Lake Tahoe

Ironman Lake Tahoe

For 2013 I had plans of racing Ironman Coeur d’Alene and then a few half iron distance races before ending the year with another late Ironman to cap the season. CDA was a race that really was a reflection of my year to that point. After recovering pretty well from... read more
Garcia Summer – A Story in Pictures

Garcia Summer – A Story in Pictures

  The summer has been incredibly busy for the Garcia household.  I am fully aware of the fact that I am not the typical example of the someone who would pursue this career.  WIth my 3 kids in tow, a supportive and loving wife we are making memories one race at a time.... read more
How I plan to beat cancer

How I plan to beat cancer

this original blog post was on my old website, posted just two days after I was diagnosed. I felt it was appropriate to keep it as a reminder of how grateful I am to be 100% healthy now in 2014. This is a strange way to communicate something of such magnitude.  Social... read more
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