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ALAN KIPPING-RUANE IN THE COACHES’ CORNER

We are so pleased to have Alan Kipping-Ruane of TriGuy Multisport Coaching in the Coaches’ Corner. Alan is a former Navy helicopter search & rescue swimmer and Elite-Amateur Triathlete.  He started TriGuy Coaching in 2009 and is located outside of Philadelphia.  His company offers a wide range of services for the triathlete including personal coaching, training plans, and Ironman training camps.  We gave Alan our…

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WE ARE SO MUCH MORE – DOLPHINS, SEA TURTLES, & PELICANS

All I was trying to do was find a great, meaningful summer camp opportunity for my twins, when I stumbled upon the Clearwater Marine Aquarium,  a non-profit marine rescue hospital.  My kids spent their days learning about the environment in our new community, the Gulf of Mexico, and all that surrounds it from the Mongroves to sea turtles to marine animals.  At the time, the…

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IRONMAN FLORIDA – “WALKING A MARATHON SUCKS” – FINAL UPDATE

We can’t believe the Ironman Florida race is over.  We were a bit concerned if the weather would cooperate after experiencing high winds and high surf – that closed the beach – on Friday.  But, all was well on Saturday morning and as you can see in the picture above, there was plenty of blue sky.  The TriWives had one of their husbands racing, but…

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PRO TRIATHLETE BRANDON MARSH IN THE COACHES’ CORNER

We are thrilled to have pro triathlete, Brandon Marsh, up first in our Coaches’ Corner.  Brandon is most recently known for his “1st out of the water” at Kona, but he also just happened to take second place at Ironman Mont Tremblant this summer.  He started doing triathlons in 1988 and turned pro in 2003.  He has consistently been a top-10 and top-5 performer.  We know…

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YOUR TRIATHLETE HAS A COACH, YOU HAVE THE COACHES’ CORNER

Our triathletes’ relationships with their coaches have varied over the years.  They’ve ranged from very close friends to an online relationship only.  Regardless, it has always been with someone they can pour their hearts out to when they’ve had a tough race; someone who truly understands; and someone who knows exactly what to say to make it all better.  I’ve seen my husband literally write…

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TRIATHLETE HAVE YOU SEEING GREEN? OPPOSITE SEX TRAINING PARTNERS

Spends many hours away from home; is in the company of an attractive, physically fit, disciplined person of the opposite sex; comes home sweaty and out of breath; makes excuses for why they’re late, such as had a flat tire – sounds like the scenario for a spouse having an affair, doesn’t it?  But in this case, it’s just part of living with a triathlete….

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