Beginner Triathlete - My First Triathlon articles

author : RBrately
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photoFrom beginner to half ironman
author : HerveB
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photoI 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.
author : betahuman
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photoThe future is an accident.
author : b2run
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photoFrom sedentary to World Championships
author : TriToFinish57
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photoInspired to Get Fit for Wedding
author : rcjones
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photoSix 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!
author : Apotheosis
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photoThis 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.
author : sevierjosh
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photoThe 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!
author : Seht
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photoMy race from obesity to Vineman 70.3
author : tmwelshy
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photoIn 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.
author : myred86
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photoSo much of what I thought a triathlon simply wasn't correct. How an okay Masters swimmer makes it through his first triathlon - slowly!
author : mchutka
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photoAfraid to Tri? Worried about being DFL? How I survived, and how you can too.
author : lithelola
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photoA bumbling non-athlete makes her determined way to the Nation's Triathlon finish line!
author : PatriciaDawn
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photoI 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.
author : BrettTriMI
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photoFrom 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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