Beginner Triathlete - Scott Tinley's Writings articles

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photoAfter all these years, had sport become too much like work that it was no longer a respite from that which is labeled work? Or at least feels like it at times?
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photoTinley's take on the motives behind Lance Armstrong's return to triathlon and what it will mean for the sport
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photoScott Tinley on working to play, or playing at work.
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photoAs endurance athletes, by definition we must go to our borders to find our center. There is meaning in suffering, we tell ourselves, but not in stupidity.
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photoOur response to injuries are perhaps more telling of our personalities than our plans to heal them. It’s not so much a case of denial as it is disbelief. We are multisport athletes. We don't get hurt.
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photoThe grand pull to Kona is both a product of our sport's mythology, marketing, and the intangible desires that each create.
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photoStripped of its three-figure entry fees and five figure bikes, when the gun goes off it's still a bunch of crazies doing three sports for a thousand reasons.
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photoThe sport of triathlon is rife with untold stories of chicanery and altruism, deviousness and grace.
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photoThe attitude of Wildflower
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photoTriathletes have embraced any new device in the belief it will increase their speed and performance. Ten millimeter thick wetsuits and ten pound bikes sell for more than most paid for their first car.
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photoTriathlon style is no longer defined in the Nuevo replication of wool cycling jerseys and neon footwear. The style of swim/bike/run is a look and feel and way of being in the multisport world.
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photoIf you ask beginning triathletes what they fear most, a standard response usually includes some reference to mass swim starts and bike crashes.
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photoPart Three: What's Reality Got to Do with Anything Old?
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photoThere is a serious, devoted athlete, committed to the task of triathlon. He is happy because his heart rate is low, his blood lactate is low and his chances in this year’s Kona lottery is high.
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photoIt started like this: In the third week of August 1976, three things happened that altered my life forever. And they all took place within a mile of where we sit tonight.
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