Bridging the Generation Gap

author : pdarley
comments : 2
photoThe 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!

author : brianteats
comments : 5
photoAs with probably ninety percent of people on this website, my story starts with "I've always wanted to do a triathlon..."

Strong Women of Mighty Mujer Triathlon: Conquering Fear

author : raceelpaso
comments : 1
photo“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.”

First Triathlon - Starting My Next Life After Rehab

author : UpstateNYNick
comments : 16
photoI had a moment of clarity. It was what I needed and wanted. It was the end of my life as I knew it and the beginning of the beginning. I decided that I wanted to live.

Grace Happens - First Triathlon

author : mberries
comments : 2
photoLife is a series of challenges, large and small, that we meet with the resources we have available. Completing an Ironman distance by wheelchair takes a little help from your friends.

My First Triathlon - Sprint

author : tpistana
comments : 1
photoSince this was my first tri, I rode a $200 Schwinn road bike I picked up at Wal-mart a few weeks back. I had only gone on a few five mile rides for training so I was real skeptical about the ride.

My First Olympic Triathlon

author : HerveB
comments : 6
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.

My First Tri - A Story of Success

author : tri342
comments : 2
photoWhen 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.

Eight Things I Learned from My First Triathlon

author : mrmarkcole
comments : 36
photoOr why an Ironman 70.3 may not be your best choice for your first triathlon.

First Triathlon at age 59?

author : sc123
comments : 15
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.

My First Triathlon! (Oh what a day!)

author : NatalieF
comments : 6
photoA day of mistakes, learning and accomplishment! One of the best days of my life!

My First Triathlon: Tejas Triathlon

author : chasinganima
comments : 8
photoMost people could do this, probably much faster than I could. But the beauty of the event was the energy, to be around so many people who are so motivated and goal-oriented.

On Your Left!

author : thehomegirl
comments : 4
photoI 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 Ironman? First Triathlon!

author : davey m
comments : 3
photoDeciding on an Ironman as my first venture into triathlon was greeted with incredulity and astonishment combined with a hint of, "well, you're full of yourself aren't you?" and, "a bit ambitious?"

My First Olympic Distance Triathlon

author : johnrunner
comments : 6
photoRace 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.
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