blueseventy racing

Mike Nelson

Seattle, Washington |

Primary Discipline(s) Triathlon, Gravel Cycling, Masters Swimming, Open Water Swimming, Road Running, Trail Running, Hiking, Yoga
Bucket List RaceIronman 70.3 Bled
Post-Race DrinkNone
Off-Day ActivityRarely an off-day

My focus for the past 30+ years has been triathlon, with 28 Ironman distance races on my resume. Over the past couple of years I've moved from the typical triathlete's attitude about swimming (just do it) to enjoying it. Last year I had a swim-cation in the Dalmation Coast of Croatia and this year I've started a project to swim to or from all the publicly accessible spots on Lake Washington (documented at