Beginner Triathlete - Scott Tinley's Writings articles

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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.
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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.
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photoThe sport of triathlon is rife with untold stories of chicanery and altruism, deviousness and grace.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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photoDo I swim an extra 1000 yards or show up on time to my son’s soccer game? Those small decisions become larger components in this emo/physio battle of decision and will. "Should I go pro?"
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photoThere are races to prepare for and health to be found and a lot of adventure and release to be sought in the oceans of the world.
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photoWe often forget the Other, that person or persons living behind the doors of our individual hubris, that secreted cheerleader who polishes our medals but never wins one of their own.
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photoIt's a lot easier to be really fit and fast than really healthy and happy.
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photoIt started like this: In the third week of August 1976, three things happened that altered my life forever. And they all took place within a mile of where we sit tonight.
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photoScott Tinley on working to play, or playing at work.
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photoThe attitude of Wildflower
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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.
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