Lady Luck was on my side – Challenge Roth 2017

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I am a true believer that luck is the combination of preparation and opportunity.  And avoiding bad luck is as fortunate as receiving good luck.  Long distance triathlons are a haven for both. It happened to me at Lake Placid in 2014 when the on course bike mechanic arrived seconds after my inner tube punctured for the third time and I was …

My day with Chrissie – Challenge Roth 2017

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The Challenge Roth triathlon is like no other I have experienced.  In fact, thousands of competitors make this claim, including the top professionals.  Chrissie’s Blog.  The fast course, crowds of over 200,000 people, the Tour de France feeling at Solar Hill, and the large number of participants, are some of the reasons this is the best race in the world. …