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BAMF • ing (verb) 1. The act of living life to the fullest, or being a Bad Ass Mother F*er. 2. Going out and experiencing the real world through education, sports, adventures, friends, family, and GIVING BACK to your community and the world. 3. Creating an interesting life for yourself and those around you.

Team Barracuda Athletes Compete in Exciting High Performance Triathlon

Published March 7th, 2017 in BAMFing, Race Reports

Clermont, FL –  The Clermont Draft Legal Challenge(www.draftlegalchallenge.com) is one of a number of showcases for the future of Olympic style triathlon in the US.  Athletes from 13 to their early 20’s compete in different races on multiple days in this fast paced and exciting version of the sport.   Triathlon consists of three sports, […]


Tom S. 2016 Age Group National Championship – Omaha, NE

Published September 28th, 2016 in BAMFing, Race Reports

      USAT Age Group Olympic Distance National Championship Pre-Race This being my second Age Group National Championships, I learned a bit from my time last year and focused a lot on my pre-race plan. In 2015 I spent a huge amount of time and energy on pre-race anxiety because I had not fully planned out my […]


Lee’s 2016 SOS Triathlon

Published September 12th, 2016 in BAMFing, Race Reports

This is a great race!  The atmosphere is very different than any other race I have done.  Not corporate at all.  It is well organized and structured while also have a very local feel to it.  The organizers are passionate about this race and go to great lengths to make it successful for all involved […]


2012 Lake George Triathlon

Published September 4th, 2012 in BAMFing, Race Reports

The following is my personal experience at the 2012 Lake George Triathlon: Lake George is really a beautiful place and a great venue for triathlon. Although the village where the race takes place is very “touristy,” there are many ways to escape that if you want. As I mentioned though, the touristy side is exhibited […]


2011 TOUGHKids and TOUGHMAN Triathlons

Published September 12th, 2011 in BAMFing, Race Reports

On September 10th and 11th I had the opportunity to experience triathlon in a whole different way. I was not a participant, but employed to help produce the event and it was an eye opening experience that I will not soon forget! On Saturday the 10th, I had the privilege of serving as the Race […]


2011 Pat Griskus Tri – NE Regional Championship

Published June 24th, 2011 in BAMFing, Just B, Race Reports

The saying, “what can go wrong, will go wrong” has some merit. I’m more inclined, however, to go with “if ifs and buts were candy and nuts, we’d all have a Merry Christmas.” You can sense how this report is going to go, so let’s get on with it. The Pat Griskus Triathlon takes place […]


Westchester Toughman Half Triathlon

Published September 16th, 2010 in BAMFing, Just B, Race Reports

 On Sunday, September 12th, 2010 I raced the Westchester Toughman Half Triathlon. It is a Half Ironman distance race, which means a 1.2 mile swim, a 56 mile bike, and a 13.1 mile run. This was the 3rd year of the event. It was by coincidence that I happenned to enter the Toughman this year, […]