Beginner Triathlete - Scott Tinley's Writings articles

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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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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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photoWe often forget the Other, that person or persons living behind the doors of our individual hubris, that secreted cheerleader who polishes our medals but never wins one of their own.
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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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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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photoThe attitude of Wildflower
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photoA hundred years before the first Hawaiian Ironman in 1978, the geographical frontiers had been discovered. So we turn to triathlon to fulfill our genetic drive to test and conquer.
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photoOf the many ironies inherent to youth participation in multisport, the fact that it’s tougher for them than it is for adults might be the most suggestive.
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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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photoScott Tinley on working to play, or playing at work.
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photoTinley on triathlon, aging, and the attitude of a masters athlete
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photoThe sport of triathlon is rife with untold stories of chicanery and altruism, deviousness and grace.
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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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photoWhen people say that sport is “just a game” don’t believe them. Love is not just hanging out with someone that you like and raising a family isn’t just putting food on the table. Sport is more too.
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photoThere are races to prepare for and health to be found and a lot of adventure and release to be sought in the oceans of the world.
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