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The Basics – Introduction to Off-Road Triathlon

When you are first entering the sport of off-road triathlon, it can feel like an overwhelming amount to take in. Road triathletes need to pick up the idiosyncrasies of diving into the dirt. Single sport athletes must incorporate two more activities into their repertoire.  And if you are completely new to the world of multisport, every moment brings new experiences and new things to learn.

The Basics - Introduction to Off-Road Triathlon DirtTRI.com

No matter what your background is coming in, the best way to ensure you have a fun time and get the most out if it, is to start with the basics. DirtTRI is here to help you build a solid foundation as you shape yourself into a true off-road triathlete. All that you will need to know to get into the sport will be laid out in our multipart series called…

 

The Basics - Introduction to Off-Road Triathlon DirtTRI.com

 

This article is merely the introduction. The series itself will be comprised of nine different articles that will give you the perfect understanding of the basics of off-road triathlon. The topics will include:

  • Terminology – Learn to talk the talk
  • Swim Drills – Aquatic ABC’s
  • Mountain Bikes – Understanding your steed
  • Trail Running – Don’t let the trail trip you up
  • Transitions – Teaching you T1 & T2
  • Mountain Bike Skills – Tricks of the trade
  • Nutrition – How eating affects everything
  • Recovery – Making little details matter
  • Odds & Ends – Whatever we missed in the other articles

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About Will Kelsay

Will Kelsay is one of the top cross triathletes in the world with a 10 year career spanning 5 continents competing in more than 18 countries. He has 20 career wins and more than 70 top 5 finishes. Anyone who has met him knows his passion for the sport is only overshadowed by his huge smile & his appetite for fun.

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