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If You Don't TRI You Can't Succeed

Musselman, Geneva NY on Seneca Lake was my first on my 71st birthday. My daughter-in-law from Arvada, CO participated with me. Finished in 1:58 meeting my expectation. Swim was difficult and the run and bike were a lot of fun as I could talk to other participants and supporters alongside the route. All my kids and most of my family were there and just added to the thrill of the day. If you don\'t TRI you can\'t succeed.

Ed from New York

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Hi Ed,
Thank you for contacting TriathaNewbie.com!

Well done, congratulations and yahoo! You should be so proud of yourself for completing such a feat at your age. You are our hero and certainly a testament to your slogan, "If you don't Tri, you can't succeed!"

You are also very lucky to have such a supportive family cheering you along the way. We're sending a "well done" along to them too!

Thanks for the story. We're sure it will inspire another newbie to give a Tri a try!

Be well,
~Jack

TriathaNewbie.com Staff

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