Most of the world does not know that when it comes to equality the triathlon world, Ironman, is far behind the 8 ball. I will write more on this subject in the near future. With my thoughts on the subject as a person that will NEVER make to Kona or be a professional.
I had the craziest dream last night.
I dreamed that I am not really a mediocre triathlete. I’m actually pretty awesome. I’m a card-carrying pro. I win races. I win Ironman races. I dreamed that I wanted to compete in last year’s Ironman Championships at Kona. I tried to enter the race, but I was told that I wasn’t invited. It was explained to me by Andrew Messick, CEO of World Triathlon Corporation. Here’s my conversation with Mr. Messick:
LP: Hello, Mr. Messick! Can you spare a few moments for me?
AM: Of course! Come on in and pull up a chair. What can I do for you?
LP: Well, I’d like to race in the championship at Kona. As you can see, I have a formidable resume. I won 5000 Kona points in four races.
AM: Well. That’s impressive. Looks like you had a good season. Unfortunately, I’m going…
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