Beginner Triathlete - My First Triathlon articles

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photoIn 2004, with the 50-year-old milestone staring me in the face, I faced reality and decided to make some changes.
author : trijesse
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photoAfter years of waiting....its all about to change! This was my first triathlon and I have to say that the whole thing was amazing to me.
author : dleii
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photoAt some point I remember thinking about the movie CAPE FEAR. This is what it seemed like when I was around a lot of people. It was just a lot of commotion of waves, arms and feet.
author : IRONVIKING
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photoI was filled with anticipation for this event, as it was the first in what I hoped would be many triathlons, and I had no idea how I'd do.
author : fatboy38
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photoI've come a long way in one year; 85 pounds lost and fitness gained. I think I feel truly alive for the first time in a long time.
author : morgoth7
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photoMy 1st triathlon, Xterra and the mess I made of myself. This wasn’t your regular triathlon, it was off-road.
author : bcshoe
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photoMy first attempt two years ago was not so successful when a deck nail found its way into my foot a week before the race. But I kept plugging away the last couple of years to stay healthy and get back.
author : drunkpeter
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photoI signed up for a Sprint in July, an Olympic distance in September, and the Alcatraz tri in October. If I'm going to do it, I'm going to do it all the way.
author : susietri
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photoRace report for my first sprint triathlon in which I tell the tale of panic and redemption.
author : davewg
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photoMy journey began after visiting a friend in the hospital after his wife had just had twins. I noticed immediately that he looked great. He had easily lost 30 pounds since the last time I had seen him.
author : FishrCutB8
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photoMy experiences at Mt. Gretna PA's 'Got the Nerve' sprint triathlon.
author : Team BT
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photoOne year ago I weighed 238 lbs. and got winded walking up one flight of stairs - literally. I ran across a brochure for a triathlon...hmm. It seemed like an impossible task, but I was intrigued.
author : Team BT
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photoThe day of the triathlon was one of the best days of my life. I felt strong and healthy. Lots of friends and family came to cheer me on. The support was overwhelming.
author : Team BT
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photoThere was a long run from the water to the transition area at the London Tri but I quickly found my bike and headed out onto the road.
author : seveerneb
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photoHow to consistently come in last place and enjoy it. By a real expert.
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