Beginner Triathlete - My First Triathlon articles

author : IRONVIKING
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photoI was filled with anticipation for this event, as it was the first in what I hoped would be many triathlons, and I had no idea how I'd do.
author : fatboy38
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photoI've come a long way in one year; 85 pounds lost and fitness gained. I think I feel truly alive for the first time in a long time.
author : morgoth7
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photoMy 1st triathlon, Xterra and the mess I made of myself. This wasn’t your regular triathlon, it was off-road.
author : bcshoe
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photoMy first attempt two years ago was not so successful when a deck nail found its way into my foot a week before the race. But I kept plugging away the last couple of years to stay healthy and get back.
author : drunkpeter
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photoI signed up for a Sprint in July, an Olympic distance in September, and the Alcatraz tri in October. If I'm going to do it, I'm going to do it all the way.
author : susietri
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photoRace report for my first sprint triathlon in which I tell the tale of panic and redemption.
author : davewg
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photoMy journey began after visiting a friend in the hospital after his wife had just had twins. I noticed immediately that he looked great. He had easily lost 30 pounds since the last time I had seen him.
author : FishrCutB8
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photoMy experiences at Mt. Gretna PA's 'Got the Nerve' sprint triathlon.
author : Team BT
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photoOne year ago I weighed 238 lbs. and got winded walking up one flight of stairs - literally. I ran across a brochure for a triathlon...hmm. It seemed like an impossible task, but I was intrigued.
author : Team BT
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photoThe day of the triathlon was one of the best days of my life. I felt strong and healthy. Lots of friends and family came to cheer me on. The support was overwhelming.
author : Team BT
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photoThere was a long run from the water to the transition area at the London Tri but I quickly found my bike and headed out onto the road.
author : seveerneb
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photoHow to consistently come in last place and enjoy it. By a real expert.
author : Team BT
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photoI started the Beginner Triathlete training program in earnest after Chinese New Year. I viewed the distances in the peak week with trepidation - how on earth would I manage it?
author : janicebondar
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photoFinally having completed a sprint triathlon, the author now realizes that actual training might be beneficial.
author : Team BT
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photoThe toll of fate strikes as those with orange swim caps are beckoned to begin the journey. Ahhh, nothing like the feel of ice cold water seeping in your wetsuit to wake you up. GO!
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