Tag Archives: Swimming Triathlon Tips

Bookmark TriFind.com and Never Miss any Future Races

I spent all day kicking myself in the rear for missing out on the 2011 Dickson Endurance Triathlon and the Iron Nugget Sprint Triathlon, which were on Saturday, August 6, 2011. Despite being on the look-out for new races (especially with … Continue reading

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More Open Water Swimming Tips for Triathletes (Links)

As a first year triathlete, my biggest obstacle has been open water competitive swimming is. Looking at all the information online that discusses this issue, I see I’m not alone.  But, you should stay far away from this New York … Continue reading

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Best of Triskraper Triathlon Twitter: July

If you’re not already following us on twitter, we’re at @triskrapers. Here is a sampling of what you missed: Royal sister Pippa Middleton ran the relay portion in the GE Blenheim Triathlon. Pippa ran the 5k in 25 minutes, 30 … Continue reading

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Cook Recreation Area at Percy Priest is a Great Open Water Practice Spot in Nashville, Tennessee

You’re not going to be ready for your first triathlon until you’ve practiced swimming in open water. No matter how many laps you can do, nothing prepares you for that random wave, mouthful of water, and the panic that hits … Continue reading

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Beginner Swimming Tips for Triathlon Swimming

As first-time triathletes do their final preparations for the 2011 Music City Triathlon (or any other of the USA Triathlon sanctioned events this weekend), here are some tips for your first time jumping into the water: Try as hard as … Continue reading

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