Welcome to the new (and hopefully improved) site. You should note lots of changes, including the shiny, new domain name. As I move "beyond" the Ironman journey, it was time to start with a few changes. I'll continue to document my triathlon journeys, which will definitely include long course events, and hopefully future Ironman races. There will also be an increased emphasis on providing resources beneficial to everyone's journey. It might be the "Training Partners" section, helpful blog posts, or the ever-present cheerleading feature.
You can also expect changes to the layout and elements of the site, at least for the short term. There are several "immediate" fixes in the works, including a new header section. I will probably be playing with different page designs, so things may be moving around. Thanks for your patience as I show a bit of indecisiveness.
As always, your comments and suggestions are welcome and appreciated. There are a lot of you with far more and better experience in designing and marketing sites, improving "curb appeal," and reaching the target audience. If you have a general comment you'd rather send privately, use the Contact page to send your note directly.
So sit back, grab a cup of coffee (or your favorite sports drink), and come along on the next leg of the journey. Just remember that I subscribe to the holistic method of navigation. When travelling, I just find someone who looks like they know where they're going and follow them. It might not get me where I was originally going, but the final destination is sure to be much more exciting.
Assuming this is the first and only post, congratulations on finding the new site before it is even announced. As you can see, it is a work in progress, and will represent a "next phase" in my blogging and triathlon careers. The goal is to provide a cleaner site with more resources and information.
Just who is this Iron Pol?
A former out of shape sailor, who became a marathoner, then a triathlete, Ironman, and ultramarathoner. Now, life has pushed me into short track speed skating. More important than the titles is the lifestyle, and sharing it with others.