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The roots of an obsessionIf I were to trace my interest in triathlon back to its earliest roots, the moment the flint hit the steel would have been in 4rth grade when someone from the IronKids Triathlon came to my school and gave a presentation. The idea was to get us to sign up, but I remember sitting there in absolut[...]
I completed my first triathlon last weekend. I was a decathlete in college, so I guess I'm drawn to multi-event sports. To say I was a bit underprepared for this triathlon would be a gross understatement. I'm a mediocre swimmer (at best) and I don't have much experience on the bike. For the two [...]
Until recently, all I knew about triathlon was that it was a swim, bike and run event and that they have this ultra endurance competition called The IRONMAN.The challenge in the name "Ironman" itself called upon me and I decided to get a bike, join the gym, join a swim squad and hit the road in August of 2012.While on [...]
My oldest daughter was graduating from middle school, and looking forward to playing volleyball at the high school level. She had explored several sports while growing up: ballet, soccer, and basketball, but none of these captured her interest. Then she discovered volleyball, and she was hooked. We no longer needed to [...]
Well, it’s all over. That was undoubtedly one of the finest experiences of my life. I was aiming to complete the London Triathlon in less than three hours. In the end I managed 2 hours, 24 minutes and 38 seconds. I was shocked and ecstatic with the time. It seems that all the training had paid off. Apparent[...]