My Amazing Tri

by Sandy Sanders 11

This past summer I competed in the US Triathlon Olympic Distance National Championships and had one of the most amazing experiences. I had the opportunity to race against the best of the best. Was I intimidated? Definitely. Was it awesome? MOST definitely. Because of my love ...

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Tips for Open Water Swimming

by Sandy Sanders 2

As the summer continues to roll on, triathlon season is in full effect. Each new season brings with it a crop of motivated athletes trying their hand at triathlons. For many of these “newbies,” open water swimming can be the tri’s most daunting leg. For first ...

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Perfection vs. Play

by Jenna Zaffino 2

I am Jenna and I am a recovering perfectionist. It has been 24 hrs since my last conscious “perfect” thought. How was I able to stave off my draining habit? Well, when all else fails, put yourself in a grueling physical experience to test the waters ...

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Swim Angels

by Gen Matchette 3

Through my Athleta sponsorship, I have had the privilege of coming into contact with some amazing women. These women come from all walks of life and represent the gambit of athleticism. Some just want to live a healthy lifestyle, while others strive for perfection on a ...

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The Miracle Race – Kona 2012

by Harriet Anderson 11

The Kona Ironman is such an exciting race. The beautiful Hawaiian setting, the exciting atmosphere, the incredible professional athletes, the fun pre-race activities, the Expo and the wonderful athletes from all over the world all contribute to making the race so exciting. I debated about doing ...

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The Summer of Doing It All

by Jennifer Turner 3

The Swim, Bike, Run-A-Marathon Twice, Produce a Fitness Video, Train a Running Crew, Teach Classes, Hold Down a Full-Time Job, and Try Not to Have a Nervous Breakdown Diaries! This summer was incredibly busy — it has absolutely flown by. I simply can’t believe it has ...

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