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After competing in Triathlon for almost six years I have come to realize that there are two distinct types of Triathletes, those who grew up as swimmers and those who did not. It is usually very easy to differentiate between the two groups. One group has a sense of confidence on the start line and in the case of a mass start they can usually be found at the front of the pack, the other lines up towards the back and might be overheard saying something along the lines of, “If I can just make it through the swim I’ll be fine”. As someone who falls into the second group I am here to tell you that this doesn’t have to be the case, you can learn be confident and even love the water.
Some of the greatest gifts come in small packages. Check out these great stocking stuffers to help complete your holiday gifts this year. These useful items are sure to be appreciated and used by the athlete in your life. These will fit nicely in the stocking and will be used by the athlete in your life.
Summer days are long and 2020 is no exception! Our race team members created a writing activity for their children to exercise their minds and to share the child's perspective of the sport of triathlon.
It’s almost embarrassing explaining to the urgent care doctors that I’m not actually injured from the race, but rather from a lack of self-care that let a small problem run away.
Where did I go wrong – and how could I fix it?
I grew up a swimmer and hated to run. As I got older, I discovered that running was a cheap, easy way to stay in shape. That still didn’t make me love it.
About 10 years ago, a friend of mine who ran marathons was getting burnt out. She asked me if I would run with her at the track at our kids’ school as we lived far from each other. We invited some other runners and now, ten years later, we are still doing weekly track workouts, come rain or shine. See my sample workouts...