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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 10:18am

Up until last year, I did not pay any serious thought as to how I was riding my bike, in spite of my reputation as a strong age-group cyclist.  Thankfully, a revamped bike fit and some skill development work with purplepatch bike guru, Paul Buick, launched me into a season of bike PRs without increasing my power output.

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 3:24pm

If you are racing in 2015, now is the time to start preparing for your races. We hope that you will join us for the 2015 season and your triathlon journey over the seasons to come.

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Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 10:25am

It’s hard to believe that Kona was over two months ago. I was fortunate enough to make the trip and support our athletes.  But I was there to dream.

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Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 8:58am

2015 is right around the corner - Set yourself up for a successful season with purplepatch Triathlon Coaching.

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Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 5:55pm

We are excited to announce the 4th Edition of our highly desirable Winter Triathlon Empowerment Camp. 

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Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 5:48pm

It was with great honor that I was asked to speak at the World Summit for Triathlon.  There is an eclectic and interesting collection of athletes, coaches and field experts discussing topics around all areas of performance and coaching.

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Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 11:31am

Much has been and will be written about the Ironman World Championship bike course in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.  A lot of the talk tends to center around a specific section like the climb to Hawi...

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 11:51am

The entire team here at purplepatch fitness is really excited to be back on the big island for the Hawaii Ironman World Championship.  This year we have three professionals racing (Meredith Kessler, Gina Crawford and Tim Reed) and a full 22 age group athletes.

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 11:39am

In the coming days, we will be posting the details of our new program levels, Performance, Premium, Executive as well as the variety of direct coaching options with Matt Dixon.


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Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 6:07pm

“Misapplied Self-Discipline”: You are mentally tough, disciplined and extraordinarily physically fit, so why aren’t you reaching your potential on race day?

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Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 2:28pm

IRONMAN LAKE TAHOE TRAINING CAMP:  There is no better way to truly be prepared for this race. You will gain course familiarity, and insider knowledge by attending this camp.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 4:21pm

Show yourself just what you can do this season. Transition from being fit into being race ready. Join purplepatch for your race season and arrive race ready.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 3:59pm

purplepatch, had 60 + athletes race Lake Tahoe last year all but 2 finished and 8 athletes qualified for IRONMAN Hawaii World Championships.Be in good company while you train for this epic race. Learn more about the purplepatch winning formula with our Lake Tahoe IRONMAN training plan and Tahoe camp.


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Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 12:00am

Matt Dixon and Paul Buick are coaching another mini camp in the bay area. This 3 day clinic will focus on Education and Skills development to provide you with the tools you need  to be a more effective  and smarter triathlete. Click the title to learn more now.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 1:15pm

At purplepatch, we like to keep a ‘long lens’ on athlete development and encourage our athletes to keep the bigger picture in mind.   See how we can help.


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