The sport of triathlon used to be considered a bizarre form of self-torture engaged in by endurance junkies who had gone over the bend. Today, triathlon is thoroughly mainstream with it even becoming an Olympic sport in 2000 with competitors that range from toddlers to 86 year old nuns! Each year, thousands of everyday men and women, and boys and girls, participate in their first triathlon in search of fitness and a rewarding challenge.
Nevertheless, the sport remains rather intimidating for beginners. It is complex, and the learning curve is steep for first-timers. In this article, we hope to provide a boost along this curve for those of you who are considering a first triathlon by answering some of the questions that beginners most frequently ask.
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