Nearly one year after a wide excision left a permanent 5-inch long x 1-inch wide scar on my back, I am more safe in the sun than ever. Here are some tips for making sun protection effortless, no matter how busy or active your life.
Not only are long sleeves proven not to raise core temperature, but when made with the correct fabric they are also proven to cool you down up to six degrees! That’s right…six degrees! As athletes this is HUGE!
I’m not saying that I’m giving up on truly racing, but I have a whole new perspective. Life gives us little lessons along the way. It’s what we do with those lessons that matters. There are always two roads. Which one do we take?
When I was 25 years old, I had no idea that a single spot was going to change my life. I was totally guilty of saying “it’s JUST SKIN CANCER," until I was told I had stage 2 Melanoma. Tri Sirena CEO Stefani Schuetz shares her story of how her skin cancer diagnosis motivated her to start a business.
If you're letting the cold temperatures and overcast weather affect your sun protection routine, now is the time to get back on track! Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer diagnosed in the United States, and the most easily preventable. As an outdoor athlete, your sun protection habits matter even more in the winter when sun exposure is less obvious than in the summer months.