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BECOME AN IRONMAN
An amateur’s guide to the world’s toughest endurance event
Become an Ironman is a treasure trove of deeply insightful training and racing wisdom hard-won during the course of triathlete Cherie Gruenfeld’s sixteen-year Ironman career. Its purpose is to provide the reader with a rich collection of insider tips, technique and expertise.
by Cherie Gruenfeld
THE EE KIDS NOW HAVE THEIR VERY OWN WEBSITE
Exceeding Expectations, a program in San Bernardino that serves an inner-city population, is designed to encourage at-risk kids to move their lives in a positive direction, using the sport of triathlon as the vehicle.
The goal is not to develop the kids into elite athletes, but rather to offer them opportunities to participate in a lifestyle that is healthy, goal-oriented and very unlike that which they experience in their everyday lives. We strive to replace negative influences with positive role models and to instill in the kids a powerful new discipline of setting measurable goals and working hard to achieve them.
Our highest priority is education, and our ultimate objective is to ensure that every one of the kids graduates high school and goes on to college. We make this promise to all the EE kids: When you get into college, we'll make sure money isn't an obstacle.
ARTICLES ABOUT CHERIE GRUENFELD
August 2010 Triathlete Magazine
Nik is a bubbly bright-eyed college sophomore.I first meet him at a coffee shop on campuse at the University of Colifornia, San Diego a breezy friday morning to talk about Exceeding Expetation, a nonprofit organization of which he's a product.
August 2010 Inside Triathlon
Asking me to write a story about my wife is like asking one of Donald Trump's assistants to write about him: It's bound to come off as fawning sycophantic and biltheringly mawkish .Given that cherie gruenfeld is also my editor.
September 2014 Desert Sun
For Cherie Gruenfeld,her eyes were always trained on the big Kahuna. When she was enticked by the world on triathlon back in the mid-1990s, she know the only race she every wanted to compete in was the prestigious race on the shores of Kailua.