Beginner’s Luck: Why You Must Maintain a Sense of Humor

The greatest advice I have for budding triathletes (and heck, even seasoned ones who don’t do this sport for a living) is to have or maintain a sense of humor. Triathlon is a serious sport for many, but let’s be real for a minute. We jump in oftentimes excruciatingly cold water, then get on a […]

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Beginner’s Luck: Should I Take On This Race?

Setting big goals is awesome, but how can you we tell when maybe it’s not the right time? When I told my coach in 2013 that I wanted to do an Ironman, I braced myself for the laughter or, at a minimum, the “I don’t think that’s a good idea” conversation. After all, he knew […]

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