This is the final journal entry of our Maui’s, Phil McGain as he crosses the finish line! As always, entertaining and very inspiring!
“I started to high five and low five anyone who put out there hand and even people who didn’t put out there hand, I was on a high at this point, I was [...]
The first hill is called “THE BEAST”, just before the hill I hear my name being yelled out loud many times, I look across and see that it’s the kid from yesterdays “bike check in” with his Mom, the windsurfers, I throw up my arm with a closed fist, pump it in the air, then look forward again preparing my mind for the first ascent. [...]
Phil Congratulations to you! We were on the edge, wondering how you did this past Sunday. Can’t wait to have you back on Maui and come up to house to celebrate. Don’t worry, I’ll only be serving granola mix and maybe some bagels and fruit! Suzie
Phil wrote on Sunday July [...]
Phil McGain writes from Germany one week before the IRONMAN this Sunday!
“I’m here in Germany, 6 more days left.
The past week has been a time to control the training. They say the “taper period” is one of the most important aspects for the preparation to [...]
Phil writes today:
“Two weeks to go and feeling good. “
Last Friday was time to hit the road again on the bike and get a short bike workout in. Headed out early from Paia and went across to Kihie. I hit [...]
Phil training in Paia, Maui
before the start of the Hawaii half Ironman on Hapuna beach, Big Island
For those of you who know Phil, he is one of the most amazing athletes I’ve ever seen in training. Besides blowing by my on the water, it seems like every you go, there’s Phil on the bike, [...]