I started this site 10 years ago after doing my first triathlon in 2001. My goal for this site is to get people healthy and happy. I firmly believe that triathlon is the best 'sport' for your body as it has less impact then the more popular single sport(running) while incorporating your upper body from swimming allows for a balanced-body approach to fitness.
I Can't Swim!!!! (But I still want to tri...what do I do?)
Replacing swimming with kayaking for your triathlon...FUN!
Allright, you can't swim or if you do, you do it very horribly and have not the patience...but you still want to tri! Well if your near a body of water then your in luck!!!
Once you have had some strength training, purchased a kayak, then it's time to find some H2O (not just one molecule, we need a bunch).
Here are the basics in kayak stroke technique:
- You can even practice this at home. Just find a big stick or broom and look goofy.
Where can one find a kayak/canoe, bike and swim?
First, check out www.trifind.com or www.cooltri.com to see what is in your state, if not in the US, please send me a link to your countries tri-directory.
For example, some distances in my state - Ohio:
As you can see, lots of them...hope you have fun.
http://www.kayakonline.com/ is a great site with lots of resources.
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