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Colin Jenkins – Canadian triathlete 1

I’m watching the Men’s triathlon right now, and leading the pack is Colin Jenkins, a native of Hamilton, Ontario. Before watching this event, I had assumed that every man racing right now would be vying for a medal. But as it turns out, Colin Jenkins, though he is leading the pack right now is not ...

Shirt size variations 4

I bought 3 t-shirts today without trying them on. They were all smalls, and the smalls I buy at this store usually fit pretty well. But I bought this one New York Yankees shirt that when I got home I could barely even get it on because it was so tight. It looks like it’s ...

My first triathlon 3

Yesterday’s triathlon was a lot of fun. When I showed up at the starting line, my friend Tim was there with his girlfriend. I had no idea he was coming; he had been planning this since the first day I announced that I had entered this triathlon on my website. Tim reminds me of an ...

All Ready to Go 3

I’m all ready for my first triathlon. Here are some of my preparations for tomorrow. - Read the Beginner’s guide to triathlons - No shaving until after the race (It’s been over a week) - Bought a new bike and swimming goggles - Warmed up with a 30KM bike ride earlier this evening - Pasta ...

First training session 3

I completed my first triathlon training session today in 30 degree+ temperatures. Although I didn’t do any swimming, I managed to bicycle 55KMs, then I popped my rear tire, so I had to walk my bike the last 3KMs or so. After that I ran 10K. It was one of the hardest runs I’ve ever ...

Collingwood Triathlon 3

I just registered for the Collingwood Triathlon on Saturday, August 6th, 2005 in Collingwood Ontario. The race I entered entails a 800 Meter swim, 32KM bike ride, and an 8KM run. I’m still a triathlon virgin, but very excited, anxious and nervous about trying it. If I enjoy it, I might perhaps enter an Olympic ...