Letter To My Dad

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Well, it has been a year since we said goodbye.  Probably the hardest year of my life.  I remember so well those last few days we spent together.  I spent that last night with you, listening to your labored breathing, wondering if each

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Mannozzi earns Norwegian armed forces skill badge for completing 30k Ruck

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Mannozzi rounding his final turn to the finish. ( Photo courtesy of Army Guard unit Florida Hurricanes) By my twenty-third kilometer, I was reduced to a brisk walk across the gravel, rock and sandy terrain that was the back half

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World Team Champs 2022

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Well what a trip this was!  First off, I fell and fractured a vertebrae in my lower back 6 days after qualifying to represent the USA at the World Team Champs in Muscat, Oman.  It was exactly 6 weeks before race day,

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The Start of a New Season

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It has been awhile since my last update! To wrap up last season, I finished 4th at the US Olympic Team Trials last June, one place off of potential Olympic qualifiers (top 3) but far off of a qualifying time.

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When Nothing Seems To Be Going According To Plan

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Well, this racing season did not turn out anything like I thought it would.  Because of Covid it was difficult to find races, so we were left to choose between the bad race schedule and the worst race schedule when

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