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Mike Thompson: Triathlon Is A Team Sport

As we told you earlier in the week, we are thrilled to welcome Mike Thompson to the TriWivesClub. If you didn’t see our introduction, please read about his amazing story, Mike Thompson: A True Ironman Inspiration, We are just in awe of this young man. He inspires us to make ourselves and the world a better place. We can’t wait to see what amazing feats…

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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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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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IRONMAN MONT TREMBLANT – POST RACE UPDATE

What a gorgeous race day in Mont Tremblant. I hope everyone had as awesome of day as I did, even though I got a bit too much sun and experienced a bit (okay, an overabundance) of anxiety over my husband’s run. Special thanks goes out to the Ironman MTB team. They did a superb job making this race very family-friendly from the great inflatable area…

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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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THE SPORT OF SPECTATING AT A TRIATHLON

  And you thought only your athlete was going to get a workout on race day….Well, the tri wives will let you in on a secret – spectating and cheerleadering are not for the faint of heart in the triathlete support world.  They take a lot of finesse and agility, especially if you have children with you.  (Plus, you really have to love cowbells or…

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