Blue70 Racing

Past Races

10/30/2022 Good Life Halfsy
09/17/2022 Homestead Ride
09/09/2022 Harvest Moon Hustle 10k 1:34.46
08/20/2022 Gravel Worlds 50k 3:23:00
07/23/2022 Tri Boulder DNF due to illness
05/28/2022 TRI Clear Lake 1:38
05/21/2022 Pigtails Ride (54 miles) 4:05
03/12/2022 Leprechaun Chase 10k 1:34.46
10/24/2021 Good Life Halfsy (Virtual) 2:35
08/21/2021 Gravel Worlds n/a
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Sandra Mathews

Lincoln, Nebraska

Primary Discipline(s) Triathlon, Open Water Swimming, Aquabike
Bucket List RaceOregon 70.3 in 2023
Post-Race DrinkClif Chocolate Recovery
Off-Day ActivityPhotography, kayaking, camping, reading, writing, and sleeping!

I have participated in Triathlons since my sister (aka the human torpedo) inspired me during a YMCA Camp Triathlon in 2008. Since then, I relearned how to swim after a 35 year hiatus--due to near drowning. I have even overcome my fear of wearing a wetsuit--thanks to BlueSeventy's supple material (I had another brand, but had to sell it after a disastrous test run). As a triathlete with asthma, I have had to temper my excitement and focus on doing Sprint, Olympic, and 2023 my first full 70.3 in Oregon (I did Des Moines 70.3, or rather, 67.4, in 2022--it was shortened due to severe storms). I will be sporting my sleeveless BlueSeventy wetsuit with pride and no fear!!!

I am a professional historian, professor, owner of Dancing Loon Historical Consulting, LLC (indigenous land and sovereignty issues, primarily), and author of five books with more on the way.

I love to travel, spend time dedicated to photography and being outside camping, cycling, carving, kayaking, walking, or just being--appreciating sounds and sights of this beautiful world.

My husband is an amazingly talented woodworker, carver, and full-time botanist who really wants to retire, and I am a gramma two two beautiful and very busy boys.