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It was simple, all Louise had to do was “Friend” TriathaNewbie.com by April 1, 2011. We picked one “Friend” at random and she won The essentail Triathlon Swimming DVD by TriSwimCoach — wicked easy!

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FEFORE

  1. How long have you been doing triathlons?
    Since last summer- I did “My 1st Tri” in Harrison Mills July 24th 2010, then the UBC Tri (Sprint) March 6th this year.

  2. How do you balance your workouts with family/job responsibilities?
    I’m lucky in that i work at the YWCA downtown Vancouver in Member services.. so i have no excuse.. I’m in the gym BUILDING everyday!

  3. Do you have a favorite triathlon moment?
    Hmmm it would be finishing the 1st one (it was about 35’C and i honestly thought I might pass out on the run!)

  4. What is the best advice you can give to a newbie?
    Just try it, I just made it my mission to get through one section at a time, as i knew I could do all the sections individually, at start, my mission was to get through the swim, that’s all I focused on.. then I ticked that off, got on the bike, and said the same thing.. the run is my worst leg due to knee problems, so i just figured if I had to walk the 5K that would be fine.. of course by then with everyone cheering etc, I ran most of it!.. Once you finish, no matter if you are 1st or last, you feel amazing!

  5. What is your favorite workout?
    Spinning

  6. What’s next for you?
    Next Tri is the Lees Triathlon May 28th! Then maybe the Vanc one Sept 5th!

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Why do so many triathletes struggle with the swim? It’s not because they’re horrible swimmers. It’s not because they’re out of shape. The reason why most triathletes fizzle out in the swim is because they are doing it wrong

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Discover how to train for the triathlon swim, including drills in the water, open water and race training, and swim workouts explained!

To learn more or to purchase a DVD, visit: The Essential Triathlon Swimming DVD

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I just wanted to let you know that I ordered your Essential Triathlon Swimming DVD about 2 months ago, because I decided to get into the sport of triathlon and it didn’t take long to find out that swimming was my weakest discipline. I’ve watched the DVD over and over, and have been implementing the drills into my workouts. You really can tell the difference once you’re “doing it right”.

My first tri was on March 29, and involved a 500M OWS. I entered the “First Timers” swim wave which consisted of 99 males. And I am excited to inform you that I was the 4th guy out of the water! 9min 25sec. Your drills really do work and have helped me develop a strong and efficient stroke.

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Joe Richardson
Texas City, TX USA
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Swim: – Get the low-down on gear, workouts and read tips for training and events.

Bike: – Learn how to structure bike workouts, find safety tips and read recommendations on great bike gear.

Run: – Get the ultimate skinny on running sneakers, running gear, safety tips and much more.

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“First Triathlon” Stories
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Read interviews of people like YOU who give advice on training, balance and much more.

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Triathlon EventPennsylvania Triathlon – Connellsville Parks and Recreation Triathlon –-Great sprint triathlon for beginners!

Triathlon EventNew York Triathlon – Brooklyn Sports Club Mini Indoor Triathlon – This unique indoor event is perfect for first-timers

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Triathlon EventIs My Bike Ready for a Triathlon? …My concern is I will start ramping up my training and my bike won’t last…

Triathlon EventBuying a Triathlon Bike– Learn how to buy the right bike without breaking the bank from experts in the field

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Triathlon EventRunning: Good for the Body and the Brain – Could running make you smarter? The answer may surprise you.

Triathlon EventTriathlon QuestionWalking Instead of Running in a Triathlon –– The race promoters presented an award to a 69 year old female who had had 2 knee replacements…

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Triathlon EventNew York Triathlon – Brooklyn Sports Club Mini Indoor Triathlon –This unique indoor event is perfect for first-timers

Triathlon EventGeorgia Triathlon – Tri for the Shelter Sprint Triathlon – USAT sanctioned, This triathlon takes place in the gorgeous Rocky Mountain Recreation..

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Triathlon EventMy First Triathlon, Nicholas D’Angelo – It was the end of my life as I knew it and the beginning of the beginning. I decided that I wanted to live. I wanted to be a better husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and friend…

Triathlon EventFirst Triathlon Story – Greg H. from Texas – just to raise your arms at the finish line and know that you accomplished a triathlon is such a great feeling.

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Triathlon EventAge Groups – Can you tell me why the age groups are 25 to 34 … while most races use 20 to 29, 30 to 39, and 40 to 49?

Triathlon EventTriathlon ResourceWhat to Wear for a Triathlon – Is it insane to think I can bike/run in shorts and a sports bra that I swam in?

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