Throughout my career, I’ve developed some opinions. Some have worn particularly deep ruts, reinforced by years of experience. I tried to figure out what these had in common, and it’s the idea that code in production is the only code that matters. Staging doesn’t matter, code on your laptop doesn’t...

For most of us in Central Texas, the cyclocross season ended with the Texas State Age & Skill Based Championships in Georgetown, TX. This was my first season racing cross, so I thought I’d take a crack at writing a guide for people thinking about getting into it. Cyclocross is...

Early in the year, when I decided to sign up for my first triathlon, I remember thinking that I would do a Sprint and Olympic distance and that’d be it - mission accomplished. That was before I was addicted - a week after that first race, I went looking for...

A few weeks ago I competed in my first triathlon - a super sprint distance race aptly named the Rookie Tri. It’s a 300 meter swim, followed by an 11.2 mile bike ending with a 2 mile run. I’m registered to race an Olympic Distance (1500m swim, 40km bike, 10km...

I was in New Orleans, LA at the beginning of 2014. Fitting, as the Crescent City played a huge role in my life this past year. Meg and I were in town planning our wedding and decided to stay and celebrate New Years in our favourite city. Our normal abode...