One of their boys, Mike Ricci, fought Colton Smith last, so they obviously had a game plan formulated. They saw what they did wrong or did right, they saw what went right, and what didn’t, so I just worked with [head coach] Firas Zahabi, sharpened up some secret weapons and we’ll see how it goes.
Good athletes come to CU, kids that want to ski and mountain bike and trail run ... Then they find out about triathlon. I could show you four kids on our nationals team who will score, and they couldn't swim three years ago. Kids who are swimmers who can't run, you teach them how to run. If they're a good swimmer, obviously they have the aerobic engine and you can turn them into a good runner.
He was a very, very, very good runner, couldn't swim a lick ... He started swimming, and all of a sudden I'm seeing this kid move up each week.More quotes »
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