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Women of triathlon

On February 23, 2017 By

Over the years the women of triathlon have come a long way

In the early days of the Ironman it was mostly men who took part in the race. Lyn Lemaire was the first woman to complete the Ironman distance. That was in 1979 and because she was the only woman in the race […]

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Do Real Ironman Triathletes shave their legs?

For many an Ironman triathlete shaving their legs for the Ironman is not just a tradition, it’s a ritual and in many ways a “right of passage.”

It is a sign that one has truly arrived on the Ironman Triathlon scene. “If my legs are smooth, stand […]

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Welcome To Ironstruck

On February 21, 2017 By

Thanks for dropping by and welcome to IronStruck

Each time we go into a new year the sport of Triathlon picks up more and more speed and continues to take the world by storm.

Each year new races are born.

With every passing race, more observers become “Ironstruck.” More people move from the sidewalk […]

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Resolve to be a triathlete

On December 31, 2016 By

With another New Year upon us perhaps this is your year to resolve to be a triathlete.

We have so much to be thankful for in North America. There is turmoil all over the world and yet we are blessed with so much freedom of choice.

However it seems that living in the land […]

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The training and waiting may be drawing to a close, but just four weeks away from Ironman Triathlon and the anticipation, self-doubt, and second-guessing is hitting full stride.

That very moment when you decided to take on the Ironman challenge seems like so long ago and yet here you are, looking into the eye of […]

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