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Ironedge Tri Team

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Train with one of the most decorated Ironman Athletes in the United States who has coached hundreds of athletes over the past 16 years.  Simply put, I love working with athletes of all levels I excel at building and developing your technique in all 3 sports, pushing you to achieve your potential, reach your goals or attain that next level of fitness.

As a member of the IronEdge Triathlon Team you get individualized coaching sessions in a Team Setting.  You will quickly discover how you will get the best from your coach and the best from yourself as your training is continuously monitored and adjusted so that you achieve the ultimate level of success possible.

IRON EDGE TRIATHLON TEAM MEMBER BENEFITS INCLUDE;

-  Individualized Training plans based on your “A” Race + Goals, developed weekly / bi-weekly

-  Workouts developed via Individualized Heart Rate Zones

-  Individual Pedal Stroke Analysis (via Computerized Computrainer)

- Individual Power Testing

-  Individual Swim Stroke Analysis

-  Individual Video Analysis of your Run Form

-  Swim Clinics / Team and Open Water Swims

-  Lactate Threshold Testing (w/ Aspire Wellness at a reduced rate)

-  Group Bike Sessions

-  Group Run Sessions

-  Nutrition Seminars

-  Mental Training by Heather Gollnick, co-author Triathlete EQ

-  Individual Testing (Strength, Balance, Core, Power)

-  Discounts on additional IronEdge Camps/ Clinics

-  Discounts on additional individual training sessions

-  Incorporating Functional Training into your program (reduced rate cost)

ADDITIONAL TEAM BENEFITS;

-  We have several Sponsors coming on board for 2014 that will offer team members products and discounts on great tri gear.

-  Discounted entries into ANY Get Fit Family Racing Event

-  We have (2) Scholarship opportunities available for those who apply.  Money provided by Sponsor will go towards athletes coaching & Tri Team Gear.

 

TRIATHLON TEAM SPONSORS:

McCreight Progressive Dentistry
www.mccreightsmiles.com

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Dr. Jim is the first athlete I ever coached in Steamboat Springs.  He is an accomplished Ironman athlete & business owner.  We are honored to have his support !!  And, he’s simply the best dentist you will find anywhere – check he and Wendy McCreight out today !!

McCreight Progressive Dentistry is an office where genuine care and comfort of our clients is our highest mission and concern.

We pledge to provide the finest dental services and facilities for our clients who will always enjoy a warm and relaxed atmosphere, a professional and caring team, and the highest quality of services based upon the client’s educated choice and financial capability.

The McCreight Progressive Dentistry experience should enliven client trust, instill a feeling of well-being and fulfill even the unexpressed wishes and needs of all our clients.

Meet Our Team

James WW McCreight, D.D.S.

Meet Our Team

Dr Jim was born and raised in Davenport, Iowa. He received his BA from Luther College obtaining a major in Biology in 1991. After his undergraduate education, Dr. Jim went on to receive his dental degree (DDS) from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1995. As a graduating senior, Dr Jim was selected by the dental faculty to present the commencement address for the graduating dental and hygiene classes that same year.

Dr Jim continued his dental education by completing an advanced education in general dentistry (AEGD) through the Naval Dental Center of San Diego, CA. He was a commissioned officer in the Navy (Lieutenant) during this training period. Dr Jim then worked at several dental clinics in San Diego and Yuma, AZ helping both active duty Navy and Marine personnel.

Dr Jim and his wife and partner, Dr Wendy McCreight founded McCreight Progressive Dentistry in 1998. Drs Jim and Wendy also founded the McCreight Smile Foundation in December 2006 which is a dental fund that directly supports victims of domestic violence of Northwest Colorado.

Dr Jim is also a graduate of the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), studying both cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry. Dr Jim was also selected as one of seventy-eight clinical instructors in the world to teach at LVI. Currently Dr Jim instructs the Advanced Anterior and Comprehensive Aesthetic Reconstruction Programs teaching dentists from around the world state of the art cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry.

Dr Jim maintains active memberships in the American Dental Association, the International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics, the Colorado Dental Association, the Western Slope Dental Association and Rotary International (Paul Harris Fellow).

Dr Jim enjoys the outdoors of Northwest Colorado with his wife and two kids, Hannah Alexis McCreight and Jackson James McCreight. Drs Jim and Wendy live in Steamboat Springs, CO or also known as “Ski Town USA”

Wendy M McCreight, D.D.S.

Meet Our Team

Dr. Wendy was born and raised in Littleton, CO. She received her BS in Nursing from the University of Northern Colorado in 1988. She worked 5 years as a registered nurse in Oral surgery and Cardiology. Her nursing career allowed her to work in both Iowa and Texas. She made her career change in 1997 when she received her dental degree (DDS) from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.

After her 1997 graduation she joined her husband Jim in Yuma, Arizona where she was an Associate in general dentistry for one year until the founding of McCreight Progressive Dentistry in June 1998.

Dr. Wendy has continued her post graduate training attending the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), studying cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry. She maintains active memberships in the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, Western Slope Dental Association and the International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics.

Dr. Wendy enjoys the beautiful outdoors of her Colorado home and spending every free moment with her husband and 2 children, Hannah and Jackson.

PowerICE

www.powerice.com

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I am truly honored to be one of PowerICE’s sponsored athletes.  They have an incredible product that provides the electrolytes I need to replenish my body after a tough workout.
To Grant, Blair, Tim, Chad, Natalie and the rest of the PowerICE Team – thanks for your support !!

Researched and Tested in Steamboat Springs, CO

Steamboat Springs is a community situated in the heart of the Yampa Valley at 6,700 feet elevation in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. It is home to fit, active outdoor enthusiasts. Great weather and an even greater sense of community contribute to the amazing outdoor spirit that embodies Steamboat Springs. The community is home to more winter Olympians than any town in the United States. It serves as the perfect playground to test and research PowerICE.

The growth of PowerICE is fueled by endurance athletes and outdoors enthusiasts from Steamboat Springs where we now make our home. Find out why local bicyclists, trail runners, hikers, skiers, hunters, fisherman and Olympians enhance their performance through frozen PowerICE bars.

Storm Mountain Orthopaedics
http://www.stormmountainorthopaedics.com

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Our very own team member Jaimie Zelkin is a key part of this great organization.  Storm Mountain Orthopaedics is dedicated to providing the Steamboat Springs community with superior quality orthopaedic and surgical care for bone and joint injuries. Our team of experienced, board-certified specialists use state-of-the-art technology and resources to inform and treat patients, therefore offering the highest level of convenience and proficiency.

In 2012, long time Steamboat Resident and Orthopaedic Surgeon Greg Sarin DO realized his dream of opening his own practice, Storm Mountain Orthopaedics. With a top support staff and the surgical facilities of the Yampa Valley Medical Center, Storm Mountain Orthopaedic is the choice locals trust.

We specialize in sports related injuries and fully understands the lifestyles and related injuries that come with living in an active sports community. We also work with our older patients to help keep them mobile later in life with the aid of joint replacement and other orthopaedic treatments. Our staff is fluent in English and Spanish and ready to help you with all of your orthopaedic needs.  We aid in the prevention, diagnosis, and rehabilitation of skeletal, joint, and muscular injury and disease. Having a full range of services, we can help you get back to the things you love.

We are here to off you:

  • Skilled, compassionate orthopedic surgeon ready to address all your orthopedic issues.
  • Fast, easy access to our health care staff and services.
  • Coordination of care among functional service providers.
  • Bilingual Services Available (English and Spanish)

The Amazing and Incredible ECHO!

Your healing time can be reduced and treatment accuracy increased through strong relationships and communication among our medical staff. This is personalized medicine practiced the way it should be, with our patients as our top priority.

Orange Peel Bicycle Service
www.orangepeelbikes.com

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A BIKE SHOP IN STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO

A major shout out to Brock Webster and the Orange Peel Team for your support.  If you are in need of bikes or bicycle service – look no further – these guys are the BEST IN STEAMBOAT !!

Orange Peel Bicycle Service LLC is Steamboat Springs’ only BIKES ONLY bicycle shop. As a full service shop, we offer Grade A Delicious customer service, expert repairs, a great collection of bikes on the floor, customized builds for the discerning cyclist, bike clothing and accessories, and detailed advice on local riding. Serving cyclists of all ages and styles — We’ve helped adventure cyclists riding the Great Divide, we’ve helped bring the US Pro Challenge to our town, we’ve taught children to ride at volunteer events. Needless to say, we like bikes.

Find us in downtown Steamboat Springs, CO, along the Yampa River and the core trail bikepath. We are located in the craziest building you have ever seen: an old sawmill incinerator converted into a bike shop. The location is (in cycling terms) historic, too — as legendary frame builder Moots Cycles was born here. Some of the earliest mountain bikes were made in this building, and years of collective knowledge have been passed along inside these walls. And to top it all off, the roof opens up! (Imagine a large German beer stein, the kind with a pewter top…insert bike shop.) Tasty, indeed.

Fresh Bikes & Gear

Orange Peel takes pride in sourcing the freshest and tastiest products the cycling industry has to offer. We stock a unique and diverse selection of bikes, parts, clothing and accessories–for whatever style of bike you choose to ride. Check out our current crop of products and any current specials we have running.

Rentals & Demos

Come visit us and enjoy a bike ride! Orange Peel has a full line-up of rental and demo bikes – road, mountain, kids, town, and bmx. Grab a basic bike for a day, or take a high-end machine out on a hard test ride. No matter your age or size, we’ve got a bike for you.

Tasty Services

Orange Peel Bicycle Service began as a repair shop in 1999, and to this day our focus lies in fixing bikes. We have a tremendous repair staff, stock parts for bikes old and new, and truly enjoy keeping your bike rolling. Click here to see our service menu.

Point6 Socks

www.point6.com

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Thanks to Peter & Patty Duke for outfitting our team with a first class product.  Read below and find out what makes Point6 one of the best in the sock business !!

The Point6 Difference

Point6 uses the highest quality merino wool fibers combined with state of the art spinning and knitting techniques to create exceptionally soft merino products built for optimal comfort and performance.
Using 100-percent compact spun yarn produces more merino fibers per inch and creates a luxuriously soft end result that is never scratchy, itchy or bulky. Compact spun yarns are the most durable merino wool yarns on the market that greatly reduce the loose fibers that lead to pilling and wear. Point6 has engineered the precise anatomical fit for sport-specific products that are comfortable and itch-free without bulk.
Point6 is named for 98.6° F, the body’s optimal temperature and stands for the temperature stabilizing properties inherent to Point6 merino wool. Merino wool naturally regulates body temperature to keep you cool when it’s warm and warm when it’s cold, and creates a cozy environment of efficient insulation even when wet. The perfect companion for extreme climates, merino wool has evolved over thousands years as nature’s performance fiber. The natural crimp of merino wool fibers traps body heat and provides excellent thermal insulation. Point6 merino products are engineered for activities that often involve wide and varied ranges in temperature and elevation, including backpacking and hiking, snowsports, cycling, running, fitness and mountaineering.
The hydrophilic and hydrophobic properties of Point6 merino work together to maintain a complex moisture-management system. The hydrophilic core of the merino fiber can absorb up to 30% of its weight in moisture, while the hyrdrophobic properties naturally wicks moisture away from the skin and transports it as vapor, before it has time to bead up on the surface. Unlike cotton or synthetics, merino fiber removes perspiration between the skin and garment, and maintains its thermal properties even when wet.Our merino wool socks won’t leave you embarrassed to take your shoes off after a long day. Point6 merino is anti-microbial and proven to be more odor-resistant than cotton or synthetic fabrics. Point6 merino helps manage excess perspiration by quickly transporting it away from your skin, allowing it to evaporate before it can grow odorous.

 

 
Steamboat Energy Consultants
www.steamboatenergy.com

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John Lamb simply put is a wonderful man – when it comes to the community of Steamboat Springs and reaching others, few are as dedicated as he.  Thank you John for supporting our en devours as we aim to make Steamboat a better place for all !!

Steamboat Energy Consultants is a solutions-based company that is truly committed to providing our clients with the specific tools and expertise that are required to complete each project in a timely and cost effective manner.

We offer a complete package of consulting services to accommodate the specific and ever-evolving needs of the energy industry and are prepared to immediately begin work whenever and wherever we are needed.

Within our team, we have professionals that are trained and experienced within the following areas:

  • Environmental compliance
  • Project management
  • Safety engineering
  • Field supervision of drilling
  • Completion and workover operations

In addition, we help you manage the construction of production infrastructure such as tank batteries, pipelines and compression facilities. Above and beyond the management and supervision of operations, we also offer land professionals, petroleum and civil engineering as well as petroleum geology.

Aspire Wellness
https://shop.aspireperformancehealth.com/

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Dr. Jon has a unique understanding of what an athlete needs to perform at their very best.  I am super excited to have him as a partner of Iron Edge Coaching.

At Aspire Performance Health, Dr. Freckleton packages collections of food, superfood and supplements to support optimal functioning of the body. Dr. Freckleton combines his knowledge as a board certified family physician, athlete and coach with over 20 years of experience in the whole foods and supplement market. His Solutions for Performance have been created for and tested by Olympians, athletes and everyday professionals. Because he believes that very few single supplements work effectively, Dr. Freckleton has created collections of products for more profound effects.

Through his years of family medicine, Dr. Freckleton has found that the body breaks down in three major pathways. When you push too hard or are subjected to additional demands from athletic training, emotional stress, travel or lack of sleep, typical symptoms are pain and injury, poor sleeping or thinking patterns, or immune distress. These three categories encompass most people and each Solution for Performance package will allow you to train or work harder with fewer symptoms, greater health and delayed signs of aging.

 

Porever Fit

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www.foreverfitsteamboat.com

Since being in Steamboat I have used Erin’s services on many different occasions.  If I’m feeling slightly off she is the first person I think of.  Erin is without question the most knowledgeable physical therapist I have ever used.  Whatever may be ailing you – I strongly suggest you visit Erin and the team at Forever Fit.  They are the Best !!

A unique blend of advanced rehabilitation and wellness services, a caring team, and a nurturing environment for healing and fitness. Forever Fit provides world class physical therapy and personal training services for residents and visitors of Steamboat Springs.

We are on the cutting edge of evidenced-based, multidisciplinary approaches to injury rehabilitation, ensuring that you and your loved ones receive the best care possible.

Our highly trained staff of physical therapists, certified athletic trainers, and certified strength and conditioning specialists can provide you with an evaluation and treatment plan specifically tailored to you! At Forever Fit, we pride ourselves on understanding the needs of active people. Because we are dedicated athletes ourselves, we appreciate your desire for a full and speedy recovery.

Our goal is to return you to the activities you love as soon as possible

FOREVER FIT FACILITY INCLUDES:

  • 3 private physical therapy treatment rooms
  • Cardio equipment
  • Functional sports training area
  • Pilates Cadillacs, Allegro Reformers, and
  • Wunda chairs

SPECIALTY PROGRAMS:

  • Pre & post surgical rehabilitation
  • Functional Movement Screening
  • Athletic rehabilitation
  • TRX suspension system training
  • Kettlebell functional training
  • Post rehab functional activity training
  • Pre-natal & Post-partum exercise
  • Orthotic casting and gait analysis

SPORTS ENHANCEMENT:

  • Golf, Tennis, Ski & Snowboard Conditioning
  • Biomechanical Gait Analysis
  • Golf Rehabilitation & Swing Analysis
  • Postural Assessments
  • Biomechanical Video running analysis
  • Pitching Assessment
  • Slow Motion Analysis

Erin Monger-Rosso DPT, ATC, CSCS

Physical Therapist, Athletic Trainer, and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Erin comes from Stanford University Athletic Department where she worked as a Physical Therapist, Athletic Trainer, and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Her diverse background in both manual therapy and functional rehabilitation enables her to assist every client to return to their optimum. Erin is Active Release Technique certified, Functional Movement Certified, Selective Functional Assessment Certified and McConnell Institute Certified which has assisted her clients in achieving their goals. Erin has extensive background in treating clients with diverse injuries and abilities; among these are many Olympians, NFL Players, NHL Players, Golf Pros, competitive runners and amateur athletes. Along with Erin’s ability to swiftly return athletes to competition, she has the equal ability to ensure clients can enjoy everyday physical activity.

Erin brings an innovative approach to Physical Therapy, Strength and Conditioning and Sports Enhancement which provide her the ability to adjust to all levels of fitness. This approach has produce results. 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing produced 24 medalist from Stanford Athletics along with countless National Champions. Do not wait, let the best physical therapist help you meet you physical goals.

Erin earned her bachelors of Science degree from Lock Haven University in Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Medicine. Erin continued her education at Emory University earning both her Masters and Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She also has specialized in both manual therapy from the North American Institute of Manual Therapy and sport performance and enhancement programs. Her main areas of research include: PRP injections, ACL rehabilitation and prevention, Biomechanical running analysis, and sports performance programs.

Tony Rosso M.A. HPER

Director, Sport Enhancement Specialist Tony has had extensive training and experience in strength and conditioning with elite athletes. Tony received his bachelors in health and recreation from Western State College and his Masters in Exercise Physiology from Adams State College. His educational background and his 12 years of experience in collegiate football gives him the tools to make the athletes bigger, faster, and stronger. His vast experience will not only allow the athlete to enhance his/her specific athletic performance but his keen eye for detail will assist him in making them a better all around athlete.

 

Steamboat Christian Center
www.steamboatchristian.com

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One of the first people we were introduced to when moving to Steamboat was Pastor Troy over at SCC.  Finding a good church was important to our family and we are convinced that we found a Great One in SCC !!  If you are searching for something and need a word of encouragement give Steamboat Christian a try – I guarantee you wont be disappointed.

Steamboat Christian Center wants the message of Christ to make a life-long difference in your life, in your family’s lives, and in the Steamboat community.  How do we go about doing that?  By having passion for God in our every day lives, and having compassion for others, in everything we do.

Steamboat Christian Center is in the heart of a fast-paced ski town bustling with tourists, filled with families and people from different backgrounds, locations and life experiences.  What we love about SCC is that all of us have come to this beautiful town with so many diverse stories, and come together each week to worship our one true God.  It’s such a great group of people, friendly, inviting, and warm.

At SCC, we want to help you become the person God made you to be, and discover the purpose He designed just for you.  So we believe everyone has a Next Step in this journey, and that all of us, all the time, should be growing, learning, and developing our relationship with Christ and others.

We love our church.  We love our town.  And we would love for you to be a part.  See you soon!

Nicole Olexa, CMT
www.nicoleolexa.com

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If your looking for a massage therapist who understands the needs of the athlete please give Nicole a call.  I appreciate her ability to help me recover quicker from my workouts.

 

When You Step Up to the Starting Line,
Don’t You Want Your Body to Be At Its Best?
 

Whether your starting line involves a 10k or an Ironman, a hiking trail or a casual bike ride or the beginning of your first or fifth pregnancy, massage therapy can help you reach your peak.

Massage therapy is one of the most important allies you have when it comes to promoting a healthy body and mind. From enhancing immunity to increasing joint flexibility to improving circulation to reducing cramping to relieving pain to lessening depression to improving athletic performance, to helping you recover faster from intense endurance events, massage therapy is simply one of the kindest things you can do for your body.

As an experienced mountain bike racer and endurance athlete, and mom to two young girls, I know what it is like to wear your body down and the kind of treatment you need to bring it back up to speed.

 

Blue Seventy
www.blueseventy.com

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I won my first Ironman wearing a Blue Seventy Wetsuit.  I am excited to be Sponsored by them again and proud to have them on board for the Iron Edge Tri Team 2014 Season.

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