Beginner Triathlete - My First Triathlon articles

author : RBrately
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photoFrom beginner to half ironman
author : betahuman
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photoThe future is an accident.
author : Apotheosis
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photoThis was the question I got pretty frequently, with some variations that included, “why the heck” and “what were you thinking?” Honestly? I really don’t know what specifically sparked the idea.
author : b2run
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photoFrom sedentary to World Championships
author : HerveB
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photoI looked at the swim buoys and start thinking, "Man! How am I ever going to swim that? That looks like a very long distance from the bridge. I have never done it in one go." There's no turning back.
author : rcjones
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photoSix years ago I was 44 years old and weighed 260+ pounds. If anybody had suggested to me that at age 50 I would complete a sprint-length triathlon I would have rolled my eyes and grabbed a doughnut!
author : TriToFinish57
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photoInspired to Get Fit for Wedding
author : Seht
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photoMy race from obesity to Vineman 70.3
author : sevierjosh
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photoThe night before the race when we dropped our bikes in transition we saw the swim course laid out in the water and those buoys looked SO FAR APART!
author : sc123
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photoI 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.
author : TRICLOPICUS
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photoThere is such a feeling of power and confidence when you take control of your destiny! A year ago, I was a fat slob with no athletic inclination. I made this happen!
author : PatriciaDawn
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photoI decided that completing a triathlon would be the perfect celebration of reaching my goal and losing 83% of my excess body weight by dropping 230 pounds.
author : sahm3k
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photoAs 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!
author : myred86
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photoSo much of what I thought a triathlon simply wasn't correct. How an okay Masters swimmer makes it through his first triathlon - slowly!
author : kittythemom
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photoTraining was harder than I ever imagined it would be. I've always considered myself athletic, but never really had a need to push myself beyond my comfort zone. This was so different and so rewarding!
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