Retired Life with Andrew Wheating

Retired Life with Andrew Wheating

We caught up with Andrew about his future plans, favorite career moments (on and off the track), and whether Ryan Reynolds would wear puka shells to play him in a movie.

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Mid-Packer Mid-Way Update

Mid-Packer Mid-Way Update

With race day looming, Sarah and Coach Lieto take to the track for a check in workout. Mostly to check on fitness, also to check if Sarah's only been training her chugging muscles...

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Introducing The Latest Mid-Packer Project

Introducing The Latest Mid-Packer Project

Marathon training with Coach Fleshman might not have gone as she'd hoped, but Sarah found some new (and very unexpected) inspiration while in Kona for IM World Champs...

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ironVANing: The Van Life of a Triathlete

ironVANing: The Van Life of a Triathlete

The road to Kona looks a little different, and a little more literal, for Curtiss Feltner than it does most triathletes. Living out of a minivan means searching for routes (and toilets)...

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To Dad...

To Dad...

Nick Troutman is a whitewater kayaker on the Picky Bars team, but more importantly he's a kickass dad showing his two kids what life on and off the river is all about. He and Tucker...

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Nick & Jesse: Athlete-preneurs

Nick & Jesse: Athlete-preneurs

When it comes to balancing business and sport, we've got two of the best. CEO and co-founder Jesse Thomas spends the time he's not swim-bike-running keeping things running...

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Housewarming: Austin Smith’s Fire Truck

Housewarming: Austin Smith’s Fire Truck

“Best day?” We’re sitting in Picky Team snowboarder Austin Smith’s fire truck tiny home, watching him read the instructions on the pancake mix he offered to prepare for us.

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On Rule 40 Blackout Eve

On Rule 40 Blackout Eve

The Rule 40 Blackout starts tomorrow, which means any public “claiming” of an athlete who is bound for high level competition in the southern hemisphere* is off limits

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A Tale of Two Race Day Nutrition Plans

A Tale of Two Race Day Nutrition Plans

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness” Dickens may have written that about two cities during a national

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Welcome to the Picky Team, Nick Troutman!

Welcome to the Picky Team, Nick Troutman!

Oh man are we excited to finally let this water-loving cat out of the dry bag. We’ve been following Nick around (not literally, mostly…) for a while, swooning over big waterfall

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Steepling Lawrence Sisters at Olympic Trials

Steepling Lawrence Sisters at Olympic Trials

We sat down with our in-house steeplechase sister superstars, Collier and Mel Lawrence, to get a feel for their mindset heading into the 2016 Olympic Trials – Collier’s second

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Picky Bars 2016 Olympic Trials Schedule

Picky Bars 2016 Olympic Trials Schedule

The Track and Field Olympic Trials are once again in Eugene Oregon, a short drive over the Cascades from our home in Bend. We have our history and heart rooted in the sport

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