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Old 07-27-2003, 07:48 PM   #1
Jon Pappas
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I just finished a sprint triathlon in Tiburon, CA and I cut 10 minutes off my time last year. I'm more proud of the fact that I only trained 4 days vs. 2 months last year. I had way more "kick" at the end of the race too. Just flying by people. What a compliment to CrossFit! THANK YOU!! Next year I won't do any triathlon training just to see my time.

Triathlons are now boring for me compared to the intensity and variety of Crossfit.

CrossFit ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 07-28-2003, 06:10 AM   #2
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That is outstanding! I loved that picture of Greg Admunson with the other triathletes. No disrespect meant to triathletes, but the skinny drawn look just doesn't inspire me to give their sport a whirl. Do you have any pictures to send to Crossfit?

I've never heard of a sprint triathlon...what does it involve?
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Old 07-28-2003, 07:49 AM   #3
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A sprint triathlon is typically:
1/4 mile swim
10 mile bike
3 mile run

Their fun to try because each event is manageable, but combination bike/run really does a number on your legs. I don't have any pictures to send, but thanks for asking.
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Old 07-28-2003, 08:25 PM   #4
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Congrats!!!! I have enormous respect for you even trying is so counter to the standard training methods for triathalon it must have felt a bit weird jumping into this. WAY TO GO!!
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