Beginner Triathlete - My First Triathlon articles

author : spetremears
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photo9 weeks after my first bike ride, 5 months after my first swim and 13 months after my surgery I entered the Nelson week Tri a Tri !
author : paulee74
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photoI like to go out a few times a week. I like good food. I have often lost my way on the path to the holy grail of fitness.
author : alcross
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photoBut something told me to keep going. The second week in the pond after running, swimming, and cycling all week felt a little easier…not easy, just easier.
author : boneyard
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photoWhen you can't catch a breath on the swim and your equipment fails, keep trying!!
author : tgurl
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photo”Everyone can swim; show me what you can do.” She watched, I emerged and she said, “Oh! You really can't swim!”
author : acbadger
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photoI too was a beginner triathlete...and in many ways, I still am! 6 years ago, I was an overweight woman who considered herself relatively fit until I was told I should start running.
author : aloufan
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photoI couldn't believe that my splits kept getting lower! I started to run harder after I passed the "5 km" sign and picked a few people that I wanted to pass.
author : trad_it
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avatarNow, for the last 20 years I’ve always though that jogging seemed about as interesting as watching paint dry, and you know what? That’s how it turned out to be.
author : PirateGirl
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photoThe XTERRA off-road triathlons consist of a lake swim, a mountain bike trail ride, and a trail run. I decided to try the AZ Xtreme Desert XTERRA Tri as my 1st off-road triathlon, and my 3rd tri ever.
author : brian1388
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photoSomeone said that I would have to change in the transition area after the pool. Well OK, but it was maybe 45 degrees that morning. Yuck, all just part of the experience.
author : dwilliams
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photoWhat? This isn't a duathlon?
author : eclaire
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photoNewbie blunders teach the mind to overcome the moment, and always have fun!
author : Vincentd
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After a nice party the day before, the five of us met at the docks in the morning - all ready to suffer in the famous English sun with our fellow competitors.
author : jhealy422
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photoMy sister warned me about being used as a launch ramp by faster swimmers but much to my surprise I was the one swimming over those in front of me. I went around one woman, then another.
author : Team BT
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photoThe ONLY way to compete in my first triathlon was to do it on my BMX. I’m no professional—nor do I aspire to be one, I just want to be fit and healthy.
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