Swim Like a Swimmer....
Saturday, 03 October 2015 00:10
ED. Sure, a story like this should have been posted back in June. Still, it's very interesting and will give triathletes something to think about and work on in the off-season.
By Gary Hall Sr. (triathlon.competitor.com)
Olympian and professional triathlete Andy Potts recently visited The Race Club camp to help coach alongside Gary Hall Sr. Here’s what Gary learned from the experience and training triathletes vs. swimmers in general.
They don’t think of themselves as swimmers.
In teaching triathletes to become better swimmers, I have found one of the greatest obstacles is in their minds. They don’t think of themselves as swimmers, but rather as runners or cyclists, trying to get better at swimming. In order to swim like a swimmer, one has to think and act like a swimmer....
ClubMed Tri-Camping Stuff...
Friday, 02 October 2015 00:10
Coaches Cindi Bannink (USA Triathlon 2011 Coach of Year) and Kris Swarthout (Four Time Team USA Triathlon Coach) have teamed up with Club Med Academies to deliver what is billed as ‘one of the most comprehensive triathlon camps you will ever attend.’
The Club Med Academy camp takes place in Sandpiper Bay, Florida, on 12-15 November 2015.
“I’m excited to be partnering with Club Med Academies and Kris Swarthout in this fall triathlon camp,” said coach Cindi Bannink.
“This camp will be a key learning opportunity for anyone wishing to take their training and racing to the next level. The timing of this camp is ideal as athletes will have all winter to refine and improve their skills and training before launching into the 2016 season.”...
Thursday, 01 October 2015 00:10
By Angie Howell (inheritance ofhope.org)
On October 10th, professional triathlete and Inheritance of Hope supporter Ruth Brennan Morrey, Ph.D., will compete in the IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. She will swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles, and run 26.2 miles. Only 35 women worldwide have qualified to compete in the professional category, and Ruth is one of just nine Americans. Due to her years of training, Ruth has a unique perspective on resilience, perseverance, and faith. She also turns 40 years old on race day!
Ruth served as a counselor on the Inheritance of Hope (IoH) NYC Legacy Retreat® in November 2014, and she is raising money for IoH as part of her desire to give back...
Triathlete of the Year - The Men...
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 06:10
Minnesota Multisport Awards – Typically we post the official nominees for Triathlete of the Year after all the other nominees in other categories have been announced. This year, though, we are publishing the male TOY nominees early.
Because it was the second easiest category, after the Rookies, to figure out. Across the board, this year’s nominees are harder to determine than ever and the MMA Selectors have been arguing for weeks and still aren’t ready to announce the nominees in most categories.
As for the male TOY category, three candidates were no-brainers, but the fourth required much debate, and not every selector agrees with the final pick....
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 00:10
Who were our state's winningest multisporters in 2015? Glad you asked. Here is an alpha list of those Minnesotan who, according to our records, have won at least two races this season:
11 Wins - SUZIE FOX (photo)
8 Wins - KEVIN O'CONNOR, MATTHEW PAYNE
7 Wins - DAVID THOMPSON
5 Wins - DIANE HANKEE, HEATHER LENDWAY, DEVON PALMER
3 Wins - BROOKS GROSSINGER, LARRY HOSCH, CASEY MILLER, PATRICK PARISH, RYAN WIPPLER, OLIVIA BAGNALL, GABY BUNTEN, SHEENA DAUER, NICOLE HEININGER, LISA LENDWAY, BRIDGET MCCOY, ELAINE NELSON, CHRISTINA ROBERTS, JESSICA ROSSING, CHERYL ZITUR ....
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