Running Through Adversity

Great post from Laura regarding her recent challenges on the CoeurSports website!

“Nobody succeeds beyond his or her wildest expectations unless he or she begins with some wild expectations.”
– Ralph Charell

Sophiea Coaching Athletes Rank High

In 2011 Laura coached 11 of her athletes to All American or Honorable Mention in the USAT 2011 Triathlon Rankings! Amoung the 11, there were 5 All-Americans and 6 Honorable Mentions! Congratulations to Laura and her athletes! To view the rankings for 2011 visit the USAT website.

Laura Featured in USAT AG Nats Highlights

Check it out! Laura is featured in the 2011 USAT Age Group National Championship Highlight Reel! Laura had a great race and ended up 2nd in her AG! Laura followed this result up a few weeks later with a dominate performance at 70.3 World Championships. Laura will hold the title of Female 55-59 AG 70.3 […]


Tri Campers Reign over Local Tri

Amy, Alan, Yongmin, Shelia, Julie, Matt, Barbara, Kevin are my spotlights this week. After a grueling 3 days of training including 14,000 feet of climbing and up to 23 miles of running these athletes participated in Tri the Mountains Triathlon July 24th! On tired legs, they clean up! Racing strong and having a great time!

North Georgia Training Camps 2011

Spring/Summer Training Camps: Training Camps are open to athletes of all levels training for all distances! It’s a chance to train hard, learn a ton and have a great time! All Women’s Camp: May 19-22nd; Ironman & 70.3 Build Camp: June 23-26th and July 14-17th; Late Season Ironman & 70.3 Camp: July 21 -24th

Laura is IM World Champion 55-59 AG!!!

Laura had an amazing day out there to take the 2010 55-59 Age Group IM World Champion title! Congratulations Laura! We can’t wait to read your race report! The results as posted on the Live Coverage on Ironman.com: Sophiea dominates the 55-59 age category – impressive racing! 1 417 Sophiea, Laura 55 Atlanta GA USA […]

Technical Coaching – with Tweak

Laura has joined the folks at Tweak! Tweak < the athletic edge > is a one-of-a-kind facility where technique matters. We’ve combined coaching and instruction, with sports science and computer-based technology to provide state of the art athletic tutoring.