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DIARY OF A KONA BOUND TRIWIFE – RACE WEEK

We have now been on The Big Island since late last Thursday night and time has flown by.  I can’t believe THE race is almost here.  I keep hearing, “I have nothing to prove” interspersed with “I’m a little wound up right now.”  I’ll just let him have his period of schizophrenia….. Was very happy to run into one of our fellow racers at breakfast…

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MATT DIXON POOLSIDE CHAT

I had the distinct pleasure to sit down poolside in Kona with purplepatchfitness coach, Matt Dixon.  Matt is coach to pros such as Meredith Kessler, Tim Reed, and Jesse Thomas, just to name a few – not to mention some trihubbies we know.  I asked him questions related to the role of trisupporters in triathlete training and we discussed what both groups need to do…

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in Home, Life with a Triathlete, Race Life, The Sport of Spectating

WHY TRISUPPORTERS ROCK – ENCORE

I absolutely loved doing the first Why Trisupporters Rock pictorial and I think you guys enjoyed it, too. I’ve come to realize that this spectating the spectators gig has made me appreciate you all even more.  I was recently at a local triathlon, the Westchester Tri, and found more awesome pictures of why  trisupporters rock…Being in Kona this week and thinking about what all the…

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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK & TENAYA LODGE – A LOVE AFFAIR

Sometimes the most magical places are those you haven’t traveled… Many times we are quick to judge or make assumptions based on what we read, see, or hear about.  Well, that was certainly the case with me and Yosemite National Park.  My assumptions: It would be overcrowded. There would not be hotels we were comfortable staying at. I wouldn’t really get to see the magic I…

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in Food & fun, Home, Kona Bound, North America

BEYOND IRONMAN KONA – TIP 4 THINGS TO DO

While Ironman Kona is a HUGE deal for the triathletes and they will be quite preoccupied leading up to the race, this means that you, trisupporter, need to find activities to do to occupy your time.  You can easily find the most popular tourist things to do and in fact, you can find them right here on the TriWivesClub.  We have done multiple articles on…

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DIARY OF A KONA BOUND TRIWIFE – THE WEEK BEFORE

We’re getting closer and closer to THE DAY…..Kona bound.  I’ve now heard, “My mind’s in Kona” multiple times to be precise.  The bike has been packed up, delivered, and per Tribike Transport’s message, picked up and on it’s way to heaven.  The shirts and pants have been separated in the closet into “what I’m taking to Hawaii”. The spare bedroom has become more cluttered with…

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TRIWIVESCLUB HITS THE ROAD FOR OCTOBER

Whew…We’re tired just looking at this schedule ourselves. But, it’s all good!  It’s a busy month for the TriWivesClub, as we hit the road for both triathlon-related, blogging activities and just some R & R.  You can find us in October at: The Ironman World Championship in Kona.  Okay, this is really a highlight of the month; both from the standpoint of my husband doing…

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in Food & fun, Kona Bound, North America

BEYOND IRONMAN KONA – TIP 3 THINGS TO DO

While Ironman Kona is a HUGE deal for the triathletes and they will be quite preoccupied leading up to the race, this means that you, trisupporter, need to find activities to do to occupy your time.  You can easily find the most popular tourist things to do and in fact, you can find them right here on the TriWivesClub.  We have done multiple articles on…

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AIRSPACE LOUNGE – A LITTLE PIECE OF LUXURY

We found a little piece of luxury in the Cleveland International Airport and it’s called Airspace Lounge! When travel bloggers travel together, we often get stuck at the airport for a few hours waiting for flights.  This is exactly what happened on a recent trip to Cedar Point, Ohio when we were at the Cleveland Airport.  With four of us from different cities we tried…

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