Barbara

Barbara Peterson is an endurance athlete, wife, mother, writer and artist. She is the author of 5 books, her most current ones entitled Bed Rest Wellness and The Power of Kvel. She is the Founder and CEO of Whole Champion Foundation. She can be contacted at [email protected]

Project Be Moved - Supporting Champion Quests

Mother of the Month

About 12 years ago, by now a recognized XTERRA champion, magazine reporters began to call for interviews. “One morning after a large cup of coffee, answering the telephone yielded a two hour interview. Each month, iParenting.com spotlights a mother who inspires and moves them, someone who embodies special qualities that we all admire in a …

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Barbara Edelston Peterson and daughters

It’s Never Too Late

Seven years ago, upon turning 40, life took a turn into uncharted territory. My first book was published! My babies had grown into young girls who were involved with sports, school and friends. My husband and I were closer than ever, enjoying more independence which basically meant more time together on our mountain bikes (we …

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Project Be Moved - Barbara Edelston Peterson - XTERRA

XTERRATORY

My 20-Year Mountain Bike Ride from Whiskeytown to Wailea The crow would have to fly close to 3,000 miles to cover the distance between Whiskeytown, California and Wailea, Hawaii. For me, this vast and wonderful territory of land and sea measures 20 years of a most exciting and rewarding life. In 1983, I was 27 …

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Lululemon Ambassador photo shoot

Personal Best

Being a mom was all I ever wanted. It would converge all that mattered most to me: loving and being loved, needing and being needed, teaching and learning, striving and leading. When I finally had my own children, I was smitten, overflowing with love and pride, eager to nourish them forever. In Yiddish, this is …

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