Archive for the ‘athletics’ Category

For the last 13 years I have competed in the xterra World Championship off-road triathlon. It’s held on Maui and has become an annual tradition for me. I love training with my friends who do it, and am always inspired seeing the amazing athletes that come from all over the world to compete in the […]

Mountain biking is like restorative justice in an important way. Each is a practice on focusing on where we want to go. In mountain biking on narrow single-track trails with steep drops on the side of a mountain, you have to focus on where you want to go. You look down the trail in front […]

We benefit by treating our emotional conflict restoratively, and we can also take care of our bodies restoratively.  Here is how I have repaired and been able to prevent one physical harm that many people suffer. Plantar fasciitis may be a problem for you too if you have a sharp heel pain that feels like […]

“Where are you from?” is the question asked most often during the Sport Management Seminar for Women, organized by the International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (aiSTS) based in Lausanne, Switzerland.  My geographical ignorance is apparent when I hear answers like “Lesotho” “Qatar” and “Belize,” and then must ask, “Where’s that?” Lausanne is located […]

Bali International Triathlon

On June 29, 2008 I did the Bali International Triathlon for one of my best friends, Vi Jones-Medusky.  Vi is a great surfer, marathon runner (PR 3:28) and Ironman triathlete who encouraged me to do them too, “Come on Lorenn, it’s really fun!” she said.  Always smiling and cheerful, that’s Vi. Four years ago, while running […]


August 2022