Posts Tagged 'duathlon'

Philadelphia Triathlon Recap

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Philadelphia Triathlon Recap

Rewind the clock to 2012, and if you ask multi-sport endurance rookie Brian Sica what he would change, the answer would be, “I should have been a Duathlete, swimming sucks.”

Fast forward to June 28th, 2015, Trirock announces that the swim portion of the Philadelphia Triathlon has been cancelled. My first reaction, “Now I definitely won’t place.” Seriously dude? It’s amazing how my perspective on the sport has changed over time as my swimming has made leaps and bounds, while the other ...

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Brooklyn Duathlon Recap

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Brooklyn Duathlon Recap

I awoke just before 5:30am, a little surprised that even a local multi-sport race required an ungodly early wakeup. Fast forward to arriving at Prospect Park: Prepping the transition area was only slightly simpler than I expected, which still required two transitions but with one less discipline. I told myself that when returning from the first run, I couldn’t just toss my shoes willy-nilly like I would fling my wetsuit. There were upsides, however. An overcast sky meant ...

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The Team Approach at Duathlon Worlds

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The Team Approach at Duathlon Worlds

It takes a village to raise a child. Same can be said about an athlete. So many people helped in getting me to the start line.

I don’t remember the last time I’ve entered a race feeling so unsure of my training. I did the best I could in preparing given that my Achilles tendons have been really bad for well  over a year now, and particularly bad in the past 6 months. That said, instead of running for the past ...

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