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Race Morning Jitters
Description of one overweight, nervous, beginner triathlete's very first race -- a "Mini" Triathlon.
I Can't Believe I'm Doing This!
I quickly browsed an article in Men's Health that talked about doing a triathlon, and how it wasn't really that hard. With a "tsk!" I quickly turned the page while thinking, "Yeah, right!"
My First Triathlon - Batavia Sprint Triathlon, June 10, 2007
Being a fast swimmer put me up with the faster athletes. As expected, they started to pass me soon out of transition. Some would just slowly pass. Others with aero wheels would literally buzz by.
Part II: A Braveheart’s Journey – My First Tri
Remeber why we do this, we all have our reasons. I had trained for six months, and it was now time to actually do my first sprint triathlon.
First Tri: Carrollton Championship Sprint
From couch potato to a tri in 8 weeks. It was the most fun I've had in a long time. The race organizers had it down and there were no problems at all. This was the perfect first tri, in my opinion.
Tri Virgin No More
Some would say there are easier ways to get in shape, and they are probably right. My first worry was being able to squeeze into a wetsuit by race day.
Double the Distance: My First Olympic Triathlon
There are so many reasons I love this sport and extremely buff, handsome men disrobing next to me is one of them.
My First Triathlon: Las Palomas Triathlon, Rocky Point, Mexico 2007
I got battered by the ocean in the swim but I had made it out...bruised and bloodied, but not beaten.
My First Triathlon - Key Biscayne, Florida
My thinking was that with three events, I could vary my training enough so it wouldn't grow stale prior to seeing positive results and finding the additional motivation I needed to continue training.
Lessons Learned and Angels
The completion of my first sprint triathlon! Even though it has been over a year since my first tri, I find myself ready to do two more this year and even two half marathons!
Getting to the Starting Line Right on Time - 20 Years Late
Twenty years after signing up for my first triathlon, I finally made it...but just in time!
My First Tri - If I Can Do It, Anyone Can!
In the past 18 months, I have delivered two babies, had meningitis, broken my pelvis, had two surgeries, worked full time, AND completed my first triathlon!
My First Tri: Chisago Lakes 2006
A description of my experiences during my first triathlon. It was a great experience. I’m in better shape than I’ve ever been.
My First Sprint Distance Triathlon
Pursuing a challenge, which took a year to get down to mentally and a few weeks of actual training!
Triumph! My First Triathlon
In 2004, with the 50-year-old milestone staring me in the face, I faced reality and decided to make some changes.
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