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ironman mont tremblant
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The Sport Of Spectating Ironman Mont Tremblant

  This post has been updated as of 8/12/18. We’ve been trisupporters at multiple Ironman Mont Tremblant races, both 70.3 and full distance. It’s one of our favorites from a spectating point of view, especially if you are staying close to the village and can go back and forth during the day. The town couldn’t be more supportive of this race. In fact, they now…

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should a triwife have a season?
in Home, Life with a Triathlete, Race Life, The Sport of Spectating

THE LONELY LIFE OF THE TRIWIFE AT TRIATHLONS

When I got back from the last race, I had a realization – being a triwife can be a very lonely experience.  Not only are you left at home alone while your triathlete does his/her countless hours of training, but unless you go with someone to a race, you spend much of the spectating day on your own.  This is often true even in the…

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Triathlon Spectator's Guide - 5 Must Read Posts
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Triathlon Spectator’s Guide – 5 Must Read Posts

UPDATE 8/8/14: Since we wrote this article, there are two more Must Reads we have to include: Taking Creative Action Photos That Wow Golden Rules for Triathlon Spectators As we’re coming into full race season, we wanted to share with you some of the most relevant pieces we have written that could help make your life so much easier come race day. We’ve only been…

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THE TRIATHLON SPECTATOR'S TRAINING PROGRAM
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THE TRIATHLON SPECTATOR’S TRAINING PROGRAM

Calling all Spectators!  Your athlete may be ramping up their training sessions as the off-season ends, so now is the perfect time for you to think about getting in race day shape yourself.  Don’t be fooled into thinking spectating is easy and not a sport.  You’ll need to be as equally prepared for whatever challenges race days throw at you as your triathlete, so it’s…

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THE SPORT OF SPECTATING - WHAT TO PACK FOR RACE DAY
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THE SPORT OF SPECTATING – WHAT TO PACK FOR RACE DAY

Ok, so your triathlete is packing their T bags and laying out their gear the day before the race….spectators need to do this, too! Putting careful thought into what you bring to the race is critical. I like to keep it simple and pack only the absolute essentials for the day. An overpacked bag full of stuff you don’t really need gets heavy and irritating…

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IRONMAN 70.3 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS - SPECTATOR MOM & DAD
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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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FAMILY FUN AT TRIATHLONS:  THE LOCAL RACES
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FAMILY FUN AT TRIATHLONS: THE LOCAL RACES

We, triwives, have been at this for many years, with kids and without and at all race distances.  Having a triathlete in the family can be stressful and tough on the kids at any age.  Creating an attitude of a healthy lifestyle with triathlons as a part of it can become your family time norm versus a stressor.  Our Kids in Tow section of this…

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