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New Year’s Resolutions Of The Pros

  • By Holly Bennett
  • Published Jan 1, 2014
  • Updated Feb 18, 2014 at 11:59 PM UTC
Photo: John David Becker

Ever wonder what your favorite pros pledge as New Year’s resolutions? Read on.

Linsey Corbin
— Learn something new
— Blog once a week
— Clean up the clutter
— Read six books
— Set some new personal bests

Luke McKenzie
Spend less time on the computer, phone and Internet and get out to surf, golf and mountain bike more.

Liz Blatchford
Do my assignments earlier than the due date, and be an even happier, healthier version of me!

Eneko Llanos
Be the best I can be, in life and in the sport.

Leanda Cave
Lose the weight I put on from eating chocolate, then be injury-free and have a successful 2014 year of racing.

Laurel Wassner
My New Year’s resolution is to focus on making every opportunity count by ignoring negative distractions.

TJ Tollakson
— Prehab on a daily basis
— Take a vacation with my family (where I am not racing)
— Read at least 30 books — I already have most of them picked out and queued on my Kindle
— Blog at least once a month
— Win everything (who doesn’t like to win?) — including friendly games of Gin Rummy
— Sell 200 Dimond Bikes to 200 of the luckiest triathletes on the planet
— Save over $5,000 in excess luggage fees flying with my Armored Hen House, then invest that money into my son’s 529 college savings plan

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Sarah Piampiano
To continue working to be the best person I can and want to be both on professional and personal levels; to continue building meaningful relationships with the people I love.

Jo Lawn
Always, always, always be positive and look on the bright side of things.

Matt Reed
2014 — a year of new beginnings for me. My resolution is to race the way I know how to race. I have gone back to my old coach and moved back to sea level and my goals are simple — race to my ability and see that finish line first. Also, to do my sponsors proud and work with each of them to blend into their marketing strategies and work with them on a corporate level.

Rebeccah Wassner
One of my New Year’s resolutions is to get back to doing Pilates regularly. I lost a lot of core strength over the last 18 months and now it’s time to get it back.

Melissa Hauschildt
Clear out all the junk and unused stuff in our house in Brisbane so that the move to Noosa is a lot easier. Big garage sale coming up!

James Hadley
My New Year’s resolution is to run a minimum of 100 kilometers every week through all of February (with my new Garmin).

Caroline Steffen
No more pulling on the lane rope when swimming backstroke.

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Alicia Kaye
Learn to glue my own tubulars!

Jesse Thomas
I want to spend more quality time with my wife and son. Between training, racing, Picky Bars and writing, our lives are bonkers. I think I do a decent job, but I’d like to carve out more time to push it all aside and just hang out with my family.

Amanda Stevens
To read at least 10 minutes a day. And in 2014 to find out what the Fox really says!

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