The race was beautiful; the weather held on, we had fabulous finishes with some great participants. Then we see Team Chad sprinting to the finish line and it makes everything else seem so insignificant. What a great group of family and friends who supported team Chad. You inspire us to be more appreciative and motivated…
This is a great article about avoiding the penalty box. Being a course marshal in Kona a few times, I know this is valuable stuff! http://triathlon.competitor.com/2013/04/training/avoid-the-penalty-tent_74494
Always good to be reminded of our roots now and then! http://www.ironman.com/history.aspx#axzz2Q2HvQ84D
It’s official. Ironman St. George is changing over to a Half-Iron starting in 2013. Read about it here: http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/St._George_to_become_70.3_2719.html
For those of you like us at TriUtah who can’t get ENOUGH of triathlon, here’s a great FREE triathlon magazine: http://tri-magazine.net/ Free subscription, great graphics.
If you know what an IT band is, you probably learned about it through an injury or other unfortunate event. Feeling tight or just want to keep from injuring it? Here’s a good article on how to stretch that pesky thing: http://www.active.com/cycling/Articles/Tight-IT-Band-3-Simple-Exercises-to-Fix-it-Now.htm
The next USAT Level I coaching clinic in the Rocky Mountain Region will be in Salt Lake City on July 27-28. Registration opens May 2nd at 9:00AM! For more info on the USAT website: http://www.usatriathlon.org/audience/coaching/become-a-coach.aspx To register: http://www.active.com/triathlon-class/salt-lake-city-ut/level-i-coaching-clinic—salt-lake-city-ut-2012
This video was shown to us at the 2012 USA Triathlon Race Director Symposium. It’s not often that race directors and race staff are told thanks for what they do to help people achieve their goals and dreams, so we share this video to everyone who helps put on TriUtah events, from the volunteers to…
The latest edition of TRI magazine just came out: http://bluetoad.com/publication/?m=16599&l=1 (also www.tri-magazine.net) Love this magazine! Lots of great photos and useful articles. Especially like the “Putting the Multi in multisport” on p. 16 and “How to identify your weak spots” on p.50.
Thanks to USA Triathlon for a great two days of learning about the latest trends, improvements and issues in triathlon race directing. So fun to learn from the best!