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2013-09-29 4:21 PM


Subject: First Tri in the books!
I've been lurking here for a while, and rarely post, but thought I'd share that I did my first sprint tri yesterday. NOW I'M HOOKED! Time was 2:00:12. I took the advice I'd read here and not set a time goal, but man I wish I was 13 seconds faster. lol Race was the Atomic Man Sprint in Lenoir City, TN. Here are my stats (for those as curious as I was) and a link to my race report:

Height 6'4"
Weight 280
Age 27
Total time: 2:00:12

2013-09-29 8:48 PM
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Big congratulations on completing your first triathlon!!! Keep going and next time you'll be able to shave those pesky 13 seconds!
2013-09-30 6:03 AM
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Thanks! It made my stomach turn when my wife read my time off the website. I'm glad I did as well as I did, but man I want those 13 seconds! lol
2013-10-04 6:29 PM
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Congratulations! The first one is the hardest. You'll knock a lot more than 13 seconds off on the second one just by knowing what to expect and learning how to manage yourself. Nice job!
2013-10-11 9:47 AM
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Congrats. keep us posted on your future races
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