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2014-07-14 9:12 PM

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My oldest daughter is an aspiring opera singer and has until recently had no interest in sports of any kind.
A while back we discussed that improving her fitness could help improve her singing and she read that an opera singer had declared swimming to be the ultimate exercise for opera singers. She worked hard and last weekend completed her first sprint triathlon (I did the Olympic). The start times were staggered such that I was able to be there when she finished. I am very proud of her effort.
It was a small tri (Rigby Lake Idaho) and she was very impressed and inspired by the enthusiastic fans.
The picture below is us after the finish.

I gave her a lot of information that I found in these forums and I appreciate the input especially from the women. She was so happy at the end and filled with a great sense of accomplishment. I'm proud of her.



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2014-07-14 9:15 PM
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Nice work, dad!  Good for her and you!

2014-07-14 11:10 PM
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That's awesome!
2014-07-15 9:43 AM
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Nicely done, way to encourage and set and example.

Hope your daughter enjoys many more races with dad!

2014-07-15 10:02 AM
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Congratulations to the two of you. And good luck in her career pursuits as well.

2014-07-15 10:16 AM
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That's awesome!



2014-07-15 11:46 AM
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Congrats to you both, but especially for her to try out something new.  I love stories of families, especially parent/children racing together, hopefully there are more races in your futures together!

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