Get Yourself a Mantra

Before Turkey 70.3

The word Mantra comes from a Sanskrit word meaning a “sacred message or text, charm, spell, counsel.” And if I’m being honest, I need ALL of that and more when I am racing. When the going gets tough, I am looking for ANY message, charm, spell, hocus pocus, magic beans, OR advice from a spectator to keep pushing.

When I first started racing, my thoughts were all over the place. Mainly I was just trying not to die, and I…