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In the beginning...

Registration for Ironman Florida 2014 is complete.  Roughly one year from now I will be on the beach at Panama City Florida staring out at the ocean squinting in the rays of the newly risen sun.  Its a familiar feeling.  The nervousness deep in the pit of my stomach, the impatience for the starting canon, and the desire just to get on with it are almost overwhelming and the only comfort is that there will be roughly 2000 people standing around me with the same feeling or worse.  I can't help…

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Added by stephen gerber on November 22, 2013 at 2:34pm — 2 Comments

As a new member...

The challenge of Tri, the personal planning & comittment to oneself to be able to enter races and compete, to be able to do at my age what I thought was no longer possible!

I want to salute and wish the very best to Gerda Brault-Myer, a unique montrealer  who didn't take up her Tri sport until she was 64 , now 73, world champion in her class & preparing to compete in London 2013...

I would also like to salute my friends, Katherine Calder-Becker and Kevin her husband,…

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Added by Vincent Leuzy on October 30, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Getting Things Done

  • "Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is specifically your own." -Bruce Lee
  • "Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things." - Peter Drucker
  • "Fall seven times, Stand up eight." - Japanese Proverb
  • "If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of." - Bruce Lee
  • "It's not knowing what…
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Added by Nico on October 14, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments

How much should I weigh?

Skimming through his book Racing Weight by Matt Fitzgerald prompted me to write this blog post. Do you ever find yourself swimming, running or cycling to lose weight? Or does weight loss come as a bonus to exercise? The question I get asked a lot is…

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Added by Nico on October 10, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

THE SECRET TO BECOMING AN IRONMAN

I was asked his question today.

"What is the secret to becoming an Ironman?"

Well, I can tell you what "I" think the secret is, but I'm sure there are many people out there who have their own thoughts on this subject.



There are many, many amazing athletes who have crossed the Ironman finish line. They are incredibly fit, toned, and would make fine models for a sculptor in search of the perfect male or female…

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Added by Ray Fauteux on March 16, 2011 at 12:14am — 4 Comments

What's Your Swim Type?



The Problem With "One-Size-Fits-All" Swimming

No matter what their level or experience, most swimmers and triathletes have trained or been coached to conform to an 'ideal' irrespective of their sex, build characteristics, previous swimming experience and personality. This approach is very much "one-size-fits-all", and it is severely flawed approach to both learning swimming and becoming a better,… Continue

Added by Ben Greenfield on February 4, 2011 at 3:06pm — No Comments

2010 Spokane to Sandpoint Relay Run Race Report





That's what I call L-I-V-I-N! It was another fun-filled adventure packed with lots and lots of memories. Most of the memories are good, most. The first overall memory that stands out is NOT arriving at the correct exchange point for Mariana (Team MVP). She was the first runner in Van #2 which made her runner #7. Her first leg was a short time trial run, 3.4 miles. Mariana would end up… Continue

Added by Dave Erickson on August 18, 2010 at 3:16am — No Comments

vvOw-TdF movies - part 2

TdF movies - part 2

As le Tour 2008 comes to an end this weekend (July 27), the question on everyone's mind is whether current maillot jaune Carlos Sastre can hold off contender Cadel Evans in the final ITT on Saturday. That would be THE stage to watch, especially after the incredible tactical TEAMWORK that was displayed by Team CSC-Saxo Bank on l'Alpe d'Huez in the very exciting and unforgettable 17th stage. I've also become a new…

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Added by frenz! on July 26, 2008 at 2:00am — No Comments

vvOw-TdF movies - part 1

TdF movies - part 1

Last night (July 20), I caught bits and pieces of a French movie called "Le Vélo de Ghislain Lambert (The Bicycle of Ghislain Lambert)" on TV5. This is a 2001 comedy set in the Eddy Merckx era of the 70s. I didn't watch the whole movie because in a way, they even made fun of doping in cycling (that's just how real this…

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Added by frenz! on July 24, 2008 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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Added by iAmTri on May 12, 2008 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments



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