Category: Triathlon

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    My Amazing Tri

    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 of mud runs with non-competitive PARTY atmospheres, I’d slowly…

  • Sandy Sanders - Tips for Open Water Swimming
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    Tips for Open Water Swimming

    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 timers intimidated by the swim, let me just say…

  • Jenna - Perfection vs Play
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    Perfection vs. Play

    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 or have them test you. As a body that’s…

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    Swim Angels

    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 worldwide stage. I have been fortunate to forge friendships…

  • Harriet Anderson - Kona Ironman 2012
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    The Miracle Race – Kona 2012

    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 another Kona Ironman race after having a very slow…

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    The Summer of Doing It All

    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 almost come to an end. I have lots of…

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    Comeback 2012: Iron Girl Atlanta

    Taking the first step is the hardest, especially after overcoming illness, injury, or a significant emotional event. Don’t get me wrong, the subsequent ones can also rock your world, but that first one, well, it’s a doozy. Many of my fellow Athleta athletes including Teri Larson Jones, and Rachel Toor are great examples of this….

  • Harriet Anderson, 2011 Ironman World Championship
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    2011 Kona Ironman

    I think the Kona Ironman is such an exciting race.  I have watched the Kona Ironman ever since the race was shown on Wide World of Sports on TV.   In 1982, everyone who watched the program remembers a Cal Poly student doing her senior project crawl across the finish line.  The student was Julie Moss. …

  • Vineman Triathlon

    The Vineman Triathlon is a 70.3 race held in the middle of July. Vineman was a Kona qualifier race until a few years ago. Now it is a qualifier for the 70.3 championships. The swim venue is held in the Russian River at Johnson’s  Beach in Guernville, California. The river is dammed at that area….

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