|Alberta Triathlon Ass'n
Events, entry forms,
classifieds: used items
News, Can. team, links (natl. & ITU)
|Triathlon & Duathlon News
Natl. org, team, qualifiers, etc.
training plans, training logs, coaching
|Extreme Tri e-zine
A true e-zine
The articles are here!
helps for bike purchase and repairs
daily tips, forums, free e letter
Official Ironman news.
Ironman social network; forums, events, race descriptions and videos
Including the Wildflower & Escape from Alcatraz
| Age-group Sports
| Total Immersion Swimming Instruction
Free E-zine. Archives of downloadable articles on swimming.
|The Clydesdale Triathlon
Running Page Geared to the heavy weight runner, triathlete:
Training tips, race schedules etc.
|Glen's Triathlete Page
Eleven years of triathlon history, training tips, photos, triathlon interactive & great links.
| Slowtwitch newsletter
One of the most stimulating and interesting
|Other Related Pages
An elaborate site profiling the world champion Triathlete, with the latest news (slow load)
70+ articles on varied aspects of cycling, including a huge glossary of bicycle terms & meanings.
|John Becker's Triathlon Site
Impressive and practical. |
A unique site.
Source For Triathlon Equipment and Accessories
New to tri-ing? Or moving up? Training schedules, etc.
|Dead Runners Society Triathlete Sub-list
A spin-off of the Dead Runners Society mailing list. Some good resources there.
Multiple cycling links for bike maintenance, etc.
|The Fat Triathlete
Everyone should have a dream!
Top Ten Nutrition Mistakes
Download "Endurance Athlete's Guide to Success"
A little of my own personal Triathlon history:
After four years of running, I did my first triathlon at age 50. Since then I have done approx. 145 triathlons (no DNFs!), including three Ironmans: Ironman Canada, at ages 55 and 70 (read my 2004 race description); Ironman Arizona at age 74 (see below); and eight half-ironmans (most recent three: Wildflower, at age 65, Great White North at age 69, and Sylvan Lake at age 71). I have enjoyed participating in six ITU World Championships as part of the Canadian age group team (Muskoka, Ontario [Canada]; Wellington, New Zealand; Cancun, Mexico; Edmonton, Alberta; Madeira, Portugal; and Honolulu, HI). Perhaps my most memorable (for me, having grown up in the San Franciso Bay area) accomplishment was winning the 60+ age group at the Sentinel Triathlon, Santa Cruz, CA, four years in a row.
In June of 2006 I participated in the Escape From Alcatraz triathlon. That was fun! (Read about it here.) [I again participated in the Escape... in 2009 at age 75; read my report here.]
During the regular tri season of 2008, I did three olympic distance tris, and one sprint (Whitefish, MT). Then, in Nov., I completed my third Ironman triathlon: Ironman Arizona; read about it here.
In 2009 I included only the Lethbridge olympic distance tri, Escape ... as mentioned above, and the Whitefish sprint. Due to my aortic valve stenosis, I was finally forced to slow down, and it remains to be seen how much more I will be able to compete. I had the valve replaced in Sept. of 2010. Thankfully, I am now able to do regular light training in 2011, in hopes that God will allow me to resume running and competing.
Currently, in addition to continuing to train lightly, I spend a lot of time encouraging others to take up the sport, and enjoy coaching and training with some who are in their first year of tri-ing. If you have questions, E-mail me at frantzNOSPAM@uleth.ca (remove NOSPAM). Mention this page!
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