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My 1st Triathlon!
This was my 2nd time training but 1st time competing in the Naperville Sprint Triathlon!
My First Tri
From the bar to the bike and the beach. I decided that for my 34th birthday, I was going to buy myself a new bike...something to get my butt in shape.
Holy Cow, I'm A Triathlete!
As I entered the transition area, I got body marked. It was, for me, pretty intense. It made it so real...I was doing this! A triathlon!
Strong Women of Mighty Mujer Triathlon: Conquering Fear
“I didn’t have a clue. I didn’t know how to swim, I would be dying after running a mile, I didn’t have any coordination or endurance; every time we trained, I was the last one.”
Bridging the Generation Gap
The endurance element of triathlon training has been challenging and stimulating. When my daughter quickly agreed to enter this most recent Tri, I was ecstatic.
No More Excuses!
As with probably ninety percent of people on this website, my story starts with "I've always wanted to do a triathlon..."
First Olympic Tri: The Angels and Demons of DFL
Afraid to Tri? Worried about being DFL? How I survived, and how you can too.
Strong Women of Mighty Mujer Triathlon: Creating a training community
“None of us were swimmers, none of us were cyclists, none of us were runners, but we all decided that together, we would be.”
Eight Things I Learned from My First Triathlon
Or why an Ironman 70.3 may not be your best choice for your first triathlon.
Pushing Yourself To the Limit — Doing That First Triathlon.
In February of 2004 I was a 270 pound 34 year old. I had the body of an out-of-shape, degenerate lineman. I was strong and muscular, but with a healthy dose of jiggle and even, dare I say it, wiggle.
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.
My First Tri - A Story of Success
When I found out there was going to be a small sprint triathlon in a month, I signed up and I decided I would try to do my best.
My First Triathlon! (Oh what a day!)
A day of mistakes, learning and accomplishment! One of the best days of my life!
On Your Left!
I think the biggest thing I've learned is to quit worrying about what everyone else thinks. If I let that get to me too much I would not be the fine triathlete I am today!
First Triathlon at age 59?
I had a bucket list of "must do's before I turn 60" but it was made up of things like "take a course in public speaking, weekend trip to NYC with my 3 grown sons, learn to kayak, etc." I needed more.
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