Girl exiting transition at triathlon
Triathlon

Girls in Triathlon

March 28, 2017 0

Iʼm a triathlete, a coach, and a mother of two children (Branson and Lucy). Lucy is girlie, but sheʼs also sporty and tough. The Influence of Sports Itʼs not that I think being girlie or […]

Youth exiting the water at a triathlon
Triathlon

Youth Training for Triathlon

March 27, 2017 0

When I was in middle and high school I focused on swimming and running. I would watch the Hawaii Ironman each year and tell my parents I wanted to race triathlons. My parents didn’t know […]

Youth Triathlon
Triathlon

Getting Started: Youth in Triathlon

March 27, 2017 0

Triathlon is one of the fastest growing participatory sports in the United States and much of that growth over the past decade has come in the youth and junior divisions. USA Triathlon (USAT), the national […]

Youth exiting water at triathlon
Triathlon

Sports Medicine for Youth Triathlon

March 27, 2017 0

Triathlon can be a fun and rewarding pursuit for any age athlete. Getting your child into the sport has numerous health benefits, both physical and mental. Overuse injuries often detract from the positive experience of […]

Triathlon

Mental Aspects of Youth in Triathlon

March 27, 2017 0

As parents of young triathletes, your responsibility is to help preserve your child’s sense of wonderment and enthusiasm about triathlon for as long as possible. The chance to participate in three events (and two transitions) […]