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YouTube Live Seminar with Dr. Joanna Zeiger

When you participate in a triathlon, things often don’t go the way you expected. That’s what happened to Dr. Joanna Zeiger when she was racing in an Ironman event and tried to grab a water bottle from one of the volunteers while on her bike. Instead of releasing the bottle, the volunteer held on and…

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TriLatino Triathlon Club with Elias Marenco

TriLatino Triathlon Club with Elias Marenco On this episode of Hilary Topper On Air, Hilary speaks with Elias (Eli) Marenco. Eli has been a member of TriLatino since 2011 and was elected to lead the club during 2016. TriLatino Triathlon Club is a not-for-profit recognized charity organization whose mission is to increase the participation of…

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Swimming at Robert Moses State Park

Swimming at Robert Moses State Park I’ve been training for triathlons for nearly three years and every year since I started, I look forward to the day that Bryan Krut of Open Water Swim LI announces the Robert Moses swim at sunset. First off, if you don’t know how to get to the swim, it’s…

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Smith Point Triathlon Review Produced by EventPowerLI

Smith Point Triathlon Review Produced by EventPowerLI Every race tells a story and with every race, there’s a story to tell. I signed up for the SmithPoint Triathlon, produced by EventPower LI, nearly six months ago. I planned on competing in later triathlons this season. (I actually signed up for the Rev3 Williamsburg Triathlon, but…

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On Riding Hills

On riding hills… In April, I sold my home of 20+ years. It’s now August and the past four months have been challenging to say the least. We went into contract with three of the four houses that we wanted to purchase in North Merrick, a Long Island community nearly 20 minutes north of where…

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Cycling at SUNY Old Westbury

Cycling at SUNY Old Westbury Does anyone like hills? I’m sure there are people out there who like them but I’m not a huge fan. I don’t mind them. I will push through them but they really aren’t my issue.  My issue on the bike – starting out. I clip in and I stand there.…

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Zealios Betwixt Skin Lubricant

Zealios Betwixt Skin Lubricant Have you ever had saddle sores? If not, it’s no fun. And, if you have had that experience, you know that it is painful and holds you back on your training. My first year of triathlon training, I got the sores. No one ever told me to put anything on my…

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