Tag Archive: First Ironman

Apr 15

Ironman San Juan: Hua wins by 30 minutes, qualifies for World Champs, PR’s in every discipline!

Hua came to us 6 months ago as an elite runner who had never been able to bring her running skills to bear. After 6 months of focusing on her swim and bike, she is getting ready for her first Ironman, Cairns in Australia. This was her tune up race- where she PR’ed in every event, and won her age group by more than 30 minutes, and qualified for the World Championships. To add to that, she write a great race report- here it is!

Dec 09

Art sets another PR: top 10% of his Age group in Ironman Cozumel!

Ironman COzumel

Art has had another great race, getting into the top 10% of his age group at Ironman Cozumel 2013, topping off an incredible season for him!

Apr 24

The Journey To Ironman Starts With a Single Sprint: First Triathlon, First Podium for T1Tri Client Fred

  Coach Notes: Fred started working with us a few months ago never having done a triathlon, but really pscyhed to train for the Wildflower half ironman.  I convinced him to do a sprint race first as a tune up, and it went really well! He podiumed in his first ever triathlon! (That may be …

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Nov 25

Kona: From Non-triathlete to 2nd Ironman (Kona!) in 1.5 Years

T1 Triathlon Coaching Client Art has had a great season, going from non-triathlete to 3 time Ironman in 18 months.  This is his Ironman Hawaii 2012 Full Race Report: Kona!  Ironman Hawaii!  Two things came to mind immediately: 1) I’m going to the World Championship Ironman, 2) Shit, will I be able to finish?  These …

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Oct 24

Beginner Triathlon Coaching: October Newsletter

Time to Plan your 2013 Season! Races sell out soon! Crazy But True: I know it sounds nuts, but you should spend some time now figuring out your “A” races for next year.  Races are already selling out (the California 70.3 race is already sold out!) and its time to make a plan!  A few deadlines …

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Sep 17

Darcy Ironman Wisconsin- 7th place AG run! Full Race Report

Race Report from Ironman Wisconsin on September 9, 2012 Wow, what a day!  Ironman Wisconsin was my second full-distance Ironman (my first was Coeur d’Alene (Cda) in 20010), and I had forgotten what an incredible feeling you get when crossing the finish line of an Ironman…. the cheering, the crowds, the announcer reminding you that …

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Aug 04

Silas Bauer’s first ironman race report- the vineman full in 12 hours!

This ironman race report was sent in by Silas, who just did his first ironman in a blazing hot day- great race Silas! Silas Bauer, August 2, 2012 Race Report from the Vineman Full Ironman on July 28, 2012 The day before the full Vineman ironman distance triathlon, my T1 Tri Coach left me with …

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Jul 30

3 T1tri coached athletes doing first time ironman in a year

We are now more than half way through our crop of first time ironmans.  Art raced Ironman Cozumel last year in 12:15 for his first Ironman,  and Silas just finished the Vineman full iron last saturday in exactly 12 hours.  We have one more athlete training for her second ironman, but her first after a …

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Jul 30

First time ironman for T1tri coached athlete Silas Bauer!

beginner ironman success story

Silas bauer, one of T1tri’s full-service coached athletes, raced his first ironman on Saturday, completing the Vineman full iron in exactly 12 hours.  His splits of 1:16 swim, 5:52 bike and 4:36 run are remarkable most for their consistently- he was top 1/3 in both the bike and the run, which lead him to the …

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Dec 01

Ironman Success: Art goes from non-triathlete to ironman in six months!

Art has been a huge success story in triathlon.  He came to us brand new to triathlon in June of 2011, and by November 2011, just six months later, finished his first Ironman.  He did IM cozumel in 12:16- which was especially impressive because his June half ironman time was in the 7+ hour range- …

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