In which our hero seeks to break the world record for the 24-hour inline skating time trial, and along the way expresses certain thoughts of the type that wander through a brain whose owner spends too much time skating alone.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Skated 27 miles in 1:45:12 (15.4 mph), HR 70%, temp 66. My left knee felt a little odd but didn't hurt, which was a relief. I will continue to ice it though.
I am a 35-year-old accounts receivable clerk from Denver who in 2010 intends to break the world record for the 24-hour inline skating time trial. The current mark stands at 337.773 miles, set by Mauro Guenci of Italy in 2004. I have skated 267 miles and 315 miles in two previous 24-hour races. When I'm not skating or otherwise training, I enjoy eating and sleeping.