Greatest Female Triathletes Ever...

erin(Photo: Erin Baker: Arguably the greatest female triathlete of All Time.)

Inside Triathlon: The 10 Greatest Female Triathletes Of All Time

by Courtney Baird

Inside Triathlon magazine announces its picks for the 10 greatest female triathletes of all time. WEBSITE

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Joyful Multi-Tasker...

lindseyGoing Off Course - The great 20th century philosopher Jon Bon Jovi imparted these prophetic words on the subject of "Luck:" "The harder I work, the luckier I get."

Some may look at Lindsay Kurhajetz's life and conclude that luck played a role in her many successes. Only 30, she's well-traveled, a former finalist on The Amazing Race, a former Miss Maple Grove, the founder and co-director of the "instant classic" Maple Grove Dare to Tri, one of only four women selected to model for the 2011 Triathlete Magazine Swimsuit issue and she knows Phil Liggett personally (photo below).

If you know Lindsey, though, you know that her successes and opportunities were the result of intelligence, boundless energy and above all, hard work. You won't meet a person who works harder, or multi-tasks better, than Ms. Kurhajetz (pronounced "Kurr-hy'-etts). And she does so joyfully. No kidding. She loves to work. Luck had little, if anything, to do with the favorable outcomes in her life...

More Than a Trainer Ride...


My name is Andy Thieman (photo below). On Christmas Eve, I was diagnosed with testicular cancer. My treatment started on 1/10/11.

In October, I'm riding with Lance and the other survivors in Austin, Texas. Until then, I'm riding every day in my basement

More Love...

heartsFree Love. Free Swag. Affectionate Discounts (Week 2)

By Darin Wieneke

Be Mine. Kiss Me. You Rock. Sweet Pea. Cloud Nine. True Love. New England Confectionery Company (NECCO) has sold 8 billion candy hearts during the past 6 weeks with some of these great phrases. While MTN is not giving away the world's best selling Valentine's candy, we are giving away our love and great swag. This week's winners are....

Jon Fuerstenberg-K-Swiss gift pack. K-Swiss is quickly becoming the leader for great triathlon shoes and apparel (available at Gear West Ski & Run). In addition to producing great products, they are also a great sponsor of triathlon and MTN. This is exemplified by the gift pack they are donating which includes a K-Swiss t-shirt, biodegradable water bottle, drawstring backpack and key chain....

Sweet Valentine Stuff...

cupidED. Yesterday we received this note from Mary Deeg, who is one of our favorite people in the whole world.

Dear MTN,

I wrote a valentine for my Sweetheart and I wanted to share it with the Triathlon community. Feel free to post it...


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