A Way of Seeing Things: Athlete as Traveler

author : Scott Tinley
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photoTraveling as an athlete is better than traveling as a tourist or on business or even just wandering around with a backpack and a holey sleeping bag. An athlete is given wide birth.

Our Time: In Defense of MAMILs (sort of)

author : Scott Tinley
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photoThere is a serious, devoted athlete, committed to the task of triathlon. He is happy because his heart rate is low, his blood lactate is low and his chances in this year’s Kona lottery is high.

Enhancing Your Performance The Unnatural Way

author : chrisandniki
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photoA Look At the Banned Substance EPO

Owning It

author : Scott Tinley
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photoWhy it’s so hard for us to talk about losing at a simple game? Sports are supposed to be about building positive character, supposed to be about fairness, equality, and striving for excellence.

Being a Pro: What Does It All Mean?

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photoThe backstory of becoming a pro, joining a team and working with sponsors

On Fear - Scott Tinley

author : Scott Tinley
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photoIf you ask beginning triathletes what they fear most, a standard response usually includes some reference to mass swim starts and bike crashes.

Race Director Series 4: CGI Racing

author : ahohl
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photoCGI’s headline races are the New Jersey State Triathlon and Black Bear, which is a half-iron and Olympic distance race in the Poconos in early June. We interview the race director, Michelle Redrow.

Scott Tinley - Untold as Yet: Part Uno

author : Scott Tinley
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photoThe sport of triathlon is rife with untold stories of chicanery and altruism, deviousness and grace.

Scott Tinley: Children in the Street

author : Scott Tinley
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photoOf the many ironies inherent to youth participation in multisport, the fact that it’s tougher for them than it is for adults might be the most suggestive.

Searching for Stardom

author : Scott Tinley
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photoWhen people say that sport is “just a game” don’t believe them. Love is not just hanging out with someone that you like and raising a family isn’t just putting food on the table. Sport is more too.

Untold as Yet: Part 2, On Tennis and Hanging Johnnys and Mexicans in Saabs

author : Scott Tinley
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photoAs endurance athletes we purposely trick our psyches. Our minds hop-scotching our physical bodies. We play chicken with something very personal.

BTers at Kona, Ironman World Championships 2012

author : ahohl
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photoA look at Beginner Triathlete members racing in Kona from qualifying to training to family.

Searching for Scott Molina: A Primer on the Paradox of Triathlon Style

author : Scott Tinley
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photoTriathlon style is no longer defined in the Nuevo replication of wool cycling jerseys and neon footwear. The style of swim/bike/run is a look and feel and way of being in the multisport world.

Weather to Tri

author : Scott Tinley
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photoExercising in inclement weather is a lot like getting a flu shot or going to your in-laws for the holidays—you know that it’s probably good for you but still isn’t something that thrills you to death.

Becoming a Professional Triathlete

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photoThe goal of this column is to provide a unique, first-hand account of the long and challenging "process" of trying to make it as a professional triathlete, a process that often remains unseen.
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