Triathlon: From a Sprint to the Ironman
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The highly demanding nature of triathlon training makes it an activity that lends itself to training in groups. Teams provide motivation to get through it, and, eventually, get better. The sites listed below enable online collaboration, and have information about joining live and local teams. The Internet holds vast resources that can take triathletes of any level up to the next one.
- It's easier to join a team online than to use a geographic locator to find a team in your area.
- Open-water swimming courses present uncontrollable challenges-wind, waves, currents, precipitation-with which lap swimmers never contend. Almost every triathlon starts with an open-water swim, and location and climate can limit outdoor workouts.
- Online sources for bike route info are often localized. For North American mountain biking, check out DirtWorld.com.