Ryan Hudson

  • joined Aug 31, 2009
  • last login Jul 28, 2014
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Triathlons, Red Sox, beer, running, JMU football, social media, Patriots. Occasionally writing at @Stride_Nation. Previously of @sbnation.

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VIDEO: Sebastian Kienle's practice ride in Kona


Video of Sebastian Kienle, one of the Ironman circuit's strongest cyclists, hitting 30+ mph on a training ride along the Queen K Highway ahead of Saturday's Ironman World Championship.

Boogie Butts, the half-marathon running dog


Just your typical story of a chocolate Labrador that escapes, runs a half-marathon, gets locked-up, and then receives a finisher's medal in a special ceremony.

Macca makes his World Championship picks

Although he's not racing on Saturday, Macca is in Kona, and offering his picks for the men's race in the Ironman World Championship.

VIDEO: Hines Ward swims at Kona's "Dig Me Beach"

+'s Dave Erickson caught up with Hines Ward before and after a taper swim at "Dig Me Beach" in Kailua-Kona Bay, site of the swim for Saturday's Ironman World Championship. For Ward, who retired from the NFL in March of 2012. it will be his first-ever Ironman-distance race.

Tim O’Donnell’s custom-USA Trek Speed Concept bike is awesome


O'Donnell, a former member of the U.S. Navy and active member with Team RWB, has a very patriotic bike for Saturday's Ironman World Championship. More images at Triathlete Magazine.

Red Sox' Mike Napoli celebrates shirtless

Baseball players like to celebrate with ski goggles and funny hats. Red Sox' Mike Napoli opted for the "near-nude" route.

VIDEO: Swim out to the coffee boat in Kona


Triathlete takes us out for a swim -- and a cup of coffee -- in Kona.

Hines Ward hits Kona for Ironman training

"I really don't know what the Energy Lab is, but it took all my energy." Newest video from Chocolate Milk Refuel, with Hines Ward training for Saturday's Ironman World Championship, his first...

Marine Corps Marathon still on as planned in midst of government shutdown


"The expectation is that runners will remain faithful to their training and the MCM will continue to plan diligently for an amazing MCM Weekend."

GoPro title sponsor of Ironman World Championship


GoPro was announced as title sponsor of the 2013 Ironman World Championship, which mean, with more than 100 of their unique cameras, a race like we've never seen before.

'The Armstrong Lie'


Trailer for "The Armstrong Lie." The documentary opens Nov. 8th.

Blackhawks take over City of Boston's website

Boston's Mayor makes good on his Stanley Cup bet as the Chicago Blackhawks take over

Hunter Pence doesn't even know how to swing

A fan offers his detailed scouting report on Hunter Pence warming up in the on-deck circle.

X2PERFORMANCE, the all-natural sports supplement


X2PERFORMANCE has a recently-announced triathlon team, is the official sports supplement of Ironman and boasts that it "increases energy, enhances endurance and improves recovery." So just what is...

Keith Olbermann's takedown of the Redskins

"The last racist name you can say out loud in your office without getting fired."

'The Evolution of End Zone Dancing'

Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon give us "The Evolution of End Zone Dancing." (Both were promptly fined by the NFL.)

2014 Boston Marathon registration opens Monday


Registration for the 2014 Boston Marathon opened Monday morning, and will continue its "rolling" process through the week.

Newspaper confuses Peyton Manning for John Elway


It's even in the copy, too (which came from a wire report).

C'mon, Browns fans -- it was 26 years ago. Time to let it go.

(via Ben Marrison, the editor of The Columbus Dispatch)

Guinness has the best new beer commercial

This new Guinness commercial will make you feel things.

Redskins LB tackles two Bucs at once


Even Virginia Tech professors say Hokies will lose

At Virginia Tech, even the professors think Alabama is going to roll over the Hokies.

Chargers hold practice on an aircraft carrier

The San Diego Chargers gave back a bit to the local community on Wednesday when they practiced on an aircraft carrier.

Braves' Elliot Johnson does post-game interview like a NASCAR driver


Perhaps the most Braves thing ever.

Soccer team told to stop sacrificing animals

Hey, guys, cool it with the animal sacrifices, warns UEFA.

An emotional, must-see 'God Bless America'

Darla Holloway, a four-year-old who is suffering from acute lymphoblastic leukemia, sang "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch Tuesday night at the Red Sox game. It'll hit ya right...

Team USA's hockey jerseys for Sochi 2014


Nike has unveiled the Olympic jerseys USA Hockey teams will wear at the 2014 Winter Games. The simple, classic look is pretty great ... and then you get to those shoulders.

(via @heidiburgett)

Rafael Nadal already hit shot of the U.S. Open

Sure, it came on Day 1 of the U.S. Open, but Rafael Nadal might have already delivered the shot of the tournament.

Lakers introduce black uniforms

Days after the rumors of sleeved jerseys, the Lakers preview their new black uniforms.

Today's best bit of sports news

This is simultaneously the most heartbreaking and heartwarming thing you'll read today.

2014 Felt IA


On Monday, Felt unveiled its 2014 Felt IA, "the world's fastest-ever triathlon-specific bike." More details at Triathlete Magazine.

(Image via Felt's Facebook page)

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