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I Finally Did It!
I went down to the beach the day before to scout out the course, and it was glorious...the sun was out, the sea was as smooth as glass, and only a hint of a breeze was blowing. “Perfect,” I thought.
My First Sprint Triathlon: Topeka Tinman
I was passing others who were saying, "Good job, 587" (that was my race number). People were cheering me on. These were the nicest people I have ever been around!
My First Triathlon- HyVee Olympic Triathlon, Des Moines, Iowa
A story of how a simple email one day can change your life forever.
Triathlete In Training: Journal Entry #13 - Race Day!
When it was over I felt a little sad. I had trained for twelve months and the race was over in 72 minutes. My goal was to not come in last which I wasn't. I was content with my accomplishment!
My First Olympic Distance Triathlon
Race 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.
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!
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