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TRI-ING WITH KIDS IN TOW

The Sport of Spectating series prompted a lot of requests for other tips on traveling to triathlon races with kids.  So, we created a new series called, Tri-ing With Kids in Tow.  Watch for our first article this week, Family Fun Tri-Style, and be sure to check out the articles under Kids In Tow.  We’ve all been there, done that, and want to make it…

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Nell Stephenson – Paleoista Sherpa

We are so pleased to introduce you to our friend, Nell Stephenson.  Nell, a tri supporter, nutritionist, author, Paleo, educator, and age group Ironman World Championship qualifier AND finisher is above all a great person. We had the pleasure of meeting Nell two years ago at the 70.3 Ironman World Championship; again a case of triathlons bringing people together.  Nell is the author of two…

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TRIATHLETE NUTRITION – EAT, DRINK, AND SAY GU?????

Nutritional plans can come and go in the triathlete world, especially as it relates to training and race day nutrition. What to eat, when to eat, and in which form can become the center of many conversations when in the company of other triathletes – sports drinks, energy bars, and power foods, oh my.  Just pick up any triathlete magazine and chances are you will…

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YOU MIGHT JUST LIVE WITH A TRIATHLETE – TRI MATH

Triathlete math: 1 head – 2 helmuts 2 feet – 3 sets of bike shoes How does your triathlete do math?  Join the conversation on Facebook…..  – THE TRIWIVES Sherry WernickeSherry is one of the TriWivesClub’s founders. She is also a contributor at TravelingMom & Challenge Family. She has been her triathlete husband’s biggest supporter and co-traveler for over 15 years. She is a former…

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PLANNING A TRIATHLON RACE SCHEDULE – THINK LOCATION

As choosing next year’s triathlon race schedule is already in the planning stages in many families, we thought we’d give you a couple tips on selection. Local races are great, but travel races can be a blast for the group. Picking the perfect race location is key when making a triathlon a family vacation. If you are looking for an Ironman race and are a…

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THE IRONMAN TOLL

The recent Ironman Mont Tremblant race brought up an issue we have rarely thought about after all these years:  the toll these races have on the body and soul of both the athlete and spectator.  My triathlete is hurting for the first time after 10 full-distance races and man, I hurt, too. My feet, oh my pitiful feet.  I have learned over the years to…

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KONA TRAVEL QUICK TIPS

If you are reading this, big congratulations must be in order to your triathlete on making it to Kona and to you for getting a great vacation in Hawaii.  We’ve all been at least twice and it remains awe-inspiring.  From the banquets to the underwear run to the parade to the energy in the town to the finish line….. It is an experience like no…

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Where to Eat and Play in Henderson and Lake Las Vegas

We attended the  Ironman 70.3 World Championship race a few years back that was held in the Henderson and Lake Las Vegas areas and not near the strip. Not being a huge Las Vegas fan, this was actually a good thing. While the immediate area seemed to still be in “transition” we found plenty to do and places to eat. But being outside the strip…

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TRIATHLON WIDOW DEFINED

I truly consider myself a triwife, but I do know many who consider themselves a triathlon widow.  I decided to look up the definition of said, triathlon widow, in the Urban Dictionary, which I was recently introduced to by my teenagers. This cracked me up. Here it is: Triathlon Widow, Spouse of a triathlete: A triathlete is any person who was once human, but has…

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