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IRONMAN 70.3 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – SPECTATOR MOM & DAD

The TriWivesClub have one of their daughters at the 70.3 World Championships in Las Vegas this weekend.  After only several years at this sport, she has qualified as an age grouper.  Quite an accomplishment – so proud!!! Here is the epitome of what The Sport of Spectating is all about. “Doing my duty. Holding her swim towel and flip flops while Linds swims.  Guy is off…

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A Triathlon Lifestyle Is a Family Lifestyle

There are many types of triathlon families; no kids, young kids, grown kids, the extended family, friends – you get the picture. But the one constant – it is a “family” affair. From training, finances, races, food, travel, and beyond, a triathlon lifestyle requires a buy-in from the whole support team. Here are a few questions for you to consider as you dive into or move…

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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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MACAROONS – VEGAN

My family loves macaroons.  When we travel to destination races and rent a house, I have the ingredients for these shipped, if I know they won’t be readily available.  They are not only yummy and easy, but loaded with goodness.  NO COOKING required. INGREDIENTS 2 cups shredded ,unsweetened coconut 1/2 cup almonds;  grind in the food processor or coffee grinder to your liking.  I do…

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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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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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