Beginner Triathlete - Commentary articles

author : alicefoeller
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photoHuman decency shines through at races
author : Scott Tinley
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photoThe sport of triathlon is rife with untold stories of chicanery and altruism, deviousness and grace.
author : Scott Tinley
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photoThere is a serious, devoted athlete, committed to the task of triathlon. He is happy because his heart rate is low, his blood lactate is low and his chances in this year’s Kona lottery is high.
author : Coach AJ
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photoWe interview two age-groupers that are going to Kona this year, both with new families, as to what draws them to the annual race and what sacrifices they had to make along the annual journey.
author : Scott Tinley
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photoStripped of its three-figure entry fees and five figure bikes, when the gun goes off it's still a bunch of crazies doing three sports for a thousand reasons.
author : Scott Tinley
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photoAs endurance athletes, by definition we must go to our borders to find our center. There is meaning in suffering, we tell ourselves, but not in stupidity.
author : Scott Tinley
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photoAs endurance athletes we purposely trick our psyches. Our minds hop-scotching our physical bodies. We play chicken with something very personal.
author : alicefoeller
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photoTotal Immersion swimming icon put to new test
author : Scott Tinley
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photoWhy it’s so hard for us to talk about losing at a simple game? Sports are supposed to be about building positive character, supposed to be about fairness, equality, and striving for excellence.
author : Scott Tinley
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photoIf you ask beginning triathletes what they fear most, a standard response usually includes some reference to mass swim starts and bike crashes.
author : Scott Tinley
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photoTraveling as an athlete is better than traveling as a tourist or on business or even just wandering around with a backpack and a holey sleeping bag. An athlete is given wide birth.
author : Coach AJ
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photoFour Kona athletes give us their race stories.
author : Scott Tinley
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photoExercising in inclement weather is a lot like getting a flu shot or going to your in-laws for the holidays—you know that it’s probably good for you but still isn’t something that thrills you to death.
author : Scott Tinley
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photoTriathlon style is no longer defined in the Nuevo replication of wool cycling jerseys and neon footwear. The style of swim/bike/run is a look and feel and way of being in the multisport world.
author : Scott Tinley
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photoTriathletes have embraced any new device in the belief it will increase their speed and performance. Ten millimeter thick wetsuits and ten pound bikes sell for more than most paid for their first car.
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