First Triathlon - Starting My Next Life After Rehab

author : UpstateNYNick
comments : 15
photoI had a moment of clarity. It was what I needed and wanted. It was the end of my life as I knew it and the beginning of the beginning. I decided that I wanted to live.

Strong Women of Mighty Mujer Triathlon: Conquering Fear

author : raceelpaso
comments : 1
photo“I didn’t have a clue. I didn’t know how to swim, I would be dying after running a mile, I didn’t have any coordination or endurance; every time we trained, I was the last one.”

No More Excuses!

author : brianteats
comments : 5
photoAs with probably ninety percent of people on this website, my story starts with "I've always wanted to do a triathlon..."

Grace Happens - First Triathlon

author : mberries
comments : 2
photoLife is a series of challenges, large and small, that we meet with the resources we have available. Completing an Ironman distance by wheelchair takes a little help from your friends.

On Your Left!

author : thehomegirl
comments : 4
photoI think the biggest thing I've learned is to quit worrying about what everyone else thinks. If I let that get to me too much I would not be the fine triathlete I am today!

My First Tri - A Story of Success

author : tri342
comments : 2
photoWhen I found out there was going to be a small sprint triathlon in a month, I signed up and I decided I would try to do my best.

My First Triathlon - Sprint

author : tpistana
comments : 1
photoSince this was my first tri, I rode a $200 Schwinn road bike I picked up at Wal-mart a few weeks back. I had only gone on a few five mile rides for training so I was real skeptical about the ride.

First Olympic Tri: The Angels and Demons of DFL

author : mchutka
comments : 13
photoAfraid to Tri? Worried about being DFL? How I survived, and how you can too.

Eight Things I Learned from My First Triathlon

author : mrmarkcole
comments : 36
photoOr why an Ironman 70.3 may not be your best choice for your first triathlon.

Strong Women of Mighty Mujer Triathlon: Creating a training community

author : raceelpaso
comments : 0
photo“None of us were swimmers, none of us were cyclists, none of us were runners, but we all decided that together, we would be.”

Losing My Triginity: My First Sprint Triathlon

comments : 4
photoAll I caught was the last sentence from the marshall, "The most important rule of the race, ENJOY IT! If you are not going to enjoy it, why are you here?!"

My First Olympic Triathlon

author : HerveB
comments : 6
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.

First Ironman? First Triathlon!

author : davey m
comments : 3
photoDeciding on an Ironman as my first venture into triathlon was greeted with incredulity and astonishment combined with a hint of, "well, you're full of yourself aren't you?" and, "a bit ambitious?"

My First Triathlon: Tejas Triathlon

author : chasinganima
comments : 7
photoMost people could do this, probably much faster than I could. But the beauty of the event was the energy, to be around so many people who are so motivated and goal-oriented.

My First Olympic Distance Triathlon

author : johnrunner
comments : 6
photoRace report on the Chattanooga Waterfront Tri - Beginners Point of View. This was my first Olympic length triathlon and also the first time I had done a race with cycling shoes instead of cages.
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