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I tried triathlon and can't get enough
From beginner to half ironman
My First Olympic Triathlon
I looked at the swim buoys and start thinking, "Man! How am I ever going to swim that? That looks like a very long distance from the bridge. I have never done it in one go." There's no turning back.
What Running My First Triathlon Taught Me About Life
The future is an accident.
Old and Creaky
From sedentary to World Championships
Inspired to Get Fit for Wedding
An Addiction is Born
Six years ago I was 44 years old and weighed 260+ pounds. If anybody had suggested to me that at age 50 I would complete a sprint-length triathlon I would have rolled my eyes and grabbed a doughnut!
First Tri Experience, Start to Finish
This was the question I got pretty frequently, with some variations that included, “why the heck” and “what were you thinking?” Honestly? I really don’t know what specifically sparked the idea.
Shorter than Planned but Still Sweet
The night before the race when we dropped our bikes in transition we saw the swim course laid out in the water and those buoys looked SO FAR APART!
Race To The Race
My race from obesity to Vineman 70.3
Pushing Yourself To the Limit — Doing That First Triathlon.
In February of 2004 I was a 270 pound 34 year old. I had the body of an out-of-shape, degenerate lineman. I was strong and muscular, but with a healthy dose of jiggle and even, dare I say it, wiggle.
I can't do a triathlon - or so I thought!
So much of what I thought a triathlon simply wasn't correct. How an okay Masters swimmer makes it through his first triathlon - slowly!
First Olympic Tri: The Angels and Demons of DFL
Afraid to Tri? Worried about being DFL? How I survived, and how you can too.
To Try or Tri Not: The Newbie Triathlete's Conundrum
A bumbling non-athlete makes her determined way to the Nation's Triathlon finish line!
Willing to Tri Anything
I decided that completing a triathlon would be the perfect celebration of reaching my goal and losing 83% of my excess body weight by dropping 230 pounds.
My First Tri
From the bar to the bike and the beach. I decided that for my 34th birthday, I was going to buy myself a new bike...something to get my butt in shape.
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