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ITU World Champs, Metasport Triathlon, Triathlon -

It now has been 4 years since my first article on Singapore Age Group Teams at World Champs.

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Aquathlon, Metasport Triathlon -

Report from the 2013 race from a 'newbie' My personal sporting ‘career’ is nothing to brag or be proud of.  Generally, I always liked swimming growing up as a kid and swimming is always done only in pools. I struggled most part of my adult life being a runner. My exercise routines in the past consists mainly pilates, brisk walking and swimming. I have never participated in any form of race in school or my adult life. The journey began about a year ago when I made a personal decision to challenge myself mentally to enter a triathlon race. I...

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Aquathlon, Metasport Triathlon -

Many of us are racing the Metasport Aquathlon this weekend, so now is the time for some last minute tips and race strategy to make sure you have the best result possible.The swim:The Metasport Aquathlon is held at Sentosa.  As this bay is enclosed from the open sea there is less effect from tidal factors, such as strong currents and certainly no rips.  Added to this, Singapore tends to have very light to almost no wind, thus the swims tend to be in much calmer waters.  Tactics:If you are new to the sport, first timer or a non confident swimmer,...

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Metasport Triathlon, Triathlon -

Every year we head down to the MetaSport Duathlon and without fail, from the leaders down to the first timers there are small mistakes being made.  Here is a little overview on some of the 'easy wins'.     1. Know the course Take the time tonight to have a good read over the course.  With the help of online mapping services you can also take a virtual tour.   It's surprising how often you hear about people crashing because of tight technical corners or simply going the wrong way (like the Pro's in the recent 70.3 in Dubai) Knowing...

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