Sloth Athletica’s Sports Resume

Lynn Smythe
lynn@slothathletica.com

Lynn Smythe is a freelance content writer and communications consultant who specializes in the behavioral health field. Her work has appeared in many print and online publications including Thrive Global, Behavioral Sightings, TreatmentCalls.com, the Old Farmer’s Almanac and the Herb Quarterly.

She covers a variety of health, fitness and wellness topics on her Creative Cottage and Sloth Athletica blogs. When she’s not busy researching or writing articles, she enjoys swimming, biking, running, standup paddle boarding and training for long distance endurance events to help support her favorite non-profit organizations.

Education and Certifications

  • CPR/AED
  • I am currently training to become a ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor.
  • Plans include obtaining ACE Certified Health and Wellness Coach and RYT200 Registered Yoga Teacher

Personal Blogs

Athletic Groups and Memberships

    • USAT
    • 24 Hour Fitness
    • Team in Training
    • Paddleboard Palm Beach County

Athletic Sponsorships

I participate in a variety of swimming, biking and running events on a yearly basis. I am proud to be sponsored by the following companies who provide me with free or deeply discounted gear as part of their brand ambassador programs.

  • Rudy Project
  • Honey Stinger
  • Zensah

Competitive and Recreational Sports

  • Triathlon
  • Duathlon
  • Running
  • Cycling
  • Yoga
  • Swimming
  • Standup paddle boarding

2018 Tentative Race Schedule

  • 2/10/18: Race for Faith – 10K run – Lake Worth, Florida
  • 3/17/18: Shamrock Run – 10 mile run – Lake Worth, Florida
  • 3/31/18: Egg Hunt Triathlon – Sprint triathlon – Pembroke Pines, Florida
  • 4/08/18: Gumbo Limbo – 10K run – Boca Raton, Florida
  • 4/29/18: St. Anthony’s – International triathlon – St. Petersburg, Florida
  • 7/01/18: Independence Day – Sprint triathlon – Coconut Creek, Florida
  • 8/04/18: Loggerhead Triathlon – Sprint triathlon – Jupiter, Florida
  • September: Bill Bone Tropical Triathlon – Sprint triathlon – Lake Worth, Florida
  • October: Wellington Horse Country – 10 mile run – Wellington, Florida
  • November: Sun Capital PAL – Half marathon – Boca Raton, Florida
  • 11/11/18: Miami Man – 70.3 triathlon – Miami, Florida
  • 11/24/18: Turkey Triathlon – Sprint triathlon – Coconut Creek, Florida

Raising Funds for the Leukemia Society

Team in Training is the main fundraising program for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. I’ve completed 9 events with Team in Training since 2006 and have just started training for my 10th event – St. Anthony’s Triathlon. While training for marathons, triathlons and bike rides with Team in Training, I’ve helped to raise over $60,000 for LLS.

  • Fall 2006 – Intracoastal Waterway Century Ride – 100 mile bike ride – Cocoa Beach, FL
  • Fall 2007 – El Tour de Tucson Century Ride – 100 mile bike ride – Tucson, Arizona
  • Fall 2008 – Intracoastal Waterway Century Ride – 100 mile bike ride – Cocoa Beach, FL
  • Spring 2009 – America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride – 100 mile bike ride – Tahoe, Nevada
  • Fall 2010 – Intracoastal Waterway Century Ride– 100 mile bike ride – Cocoa Beach, FL
  • Spring 2011 – FAU Wellness Triathlon – sprint triathlon – Boca Raton, FL
  • Spring 2011 – St. Anthony’s Triathlon – Olympic triathlon – St. Petersburg, FL
  • Winter 2012 – Disney Half Marathon – 13.1 miles – Orlando
  • Winter 2014 – Dopey Challenge – 4 days of running – 48.6 miles – Orlando, FL
  • Spring 2018 – St. Anthony’s Triathlon – Olympic triathlon – St. Petersburg, FL

My Day Job

When she’s not training for a swim-bike-run event, you can find Lynn working as a Digital Content Strategist specializing in SEO Copywriting, Public Relations, Reputation Management, Corporate Communications, Content Marketing Analysis and Social Media Influencer Marketing. Past employers include:

Transformations Treatment Center – Delray Beach, FL

Communications Manager: October 2017 – Present

 

The Creative Cottage

Freelance Writer: September 2006 – Present

 

For Life Products – Miramar, FL

Content Manager: April 2017 to October 2017

 

Redwood Recovery Solutions – West Palm Beach, FL

Senior Content Manager: June 2016 to March 2017

Content Manager: February 2016 to May 2016

 

Minerva TRI – Jupiter, FL

Communications Manager: November 2015 to February 2016

 

Vision Precision Holdings – Palm Springs, FL

Content Manager: July 2013 to December 2013

SEO Copywriter: January 2013 to May 2013

 

New Epic Media – West Palm Beach, FL

Director Content Management: August 2012 to November 2012

 

USM Studios – Coral Springs, FL

SEO Copywriter: May 2012 to August 2012

 

 

 

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