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U-S-A! U-S-A! My ITU Age Group Worlds Debut

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U-S-A! U-S-A! My ITU Age Group Worlds Debut

Thursday, September 17th

2pm (EST): Get an email that all American Airline flights to and from Chicago have a ground stop as soon as Herb and I arrive at LGA. Hang out in Au Bon Pain for a while, then on the plane for another unexpected hour. Luckily, we had snacks, and once in chicago, Herb’s friend picked us up from the L station with food in tow from Smoque!

10pm (CST): Inhale pulled pork, ...

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From 66th to 17th Place at Nationals

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From 66th to 17th Place at Nationals

I’m currently in the air, the only mode of the classic ways of travel – by sea, by land, or by air – not demonstrated in triathlon. Instead, we propel ourselves through water, pick up our trusty machines and traverse 40 kilometers on two wheels, then abandon our equipment as hurriedly as we swim to it. Finally, we run off on our own two legs, determined to demonstrate machinery-free self-reliance.

I’m on my way back from my second appearance at the annual ...

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