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Lucky to be coaching some really awesome & fun people!

Honu Ironman 70.3: a chicken’s guide to descending from Hawi in crosswinds

I remember my first time racing on the Big Island (Ironman Kona 2010).  The most memorable part of the race was nearly crapping my pants from fear when I was descending from Hawi (one gust blew me from the middle of the … finish reading Honu Ironman 70.3: a chicken’s guide to descending from Hawi in crosswinds

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TriForce at Oceanside 70.3: 1 AG win, 2 other podiums, a top 10 and a bunch of PRs!

It was a great day for TriForce at California Ironman 70.3 Oceanside and a fun weekend filled with team bonding. Mimi “Usually” Winsberg (left, Olympic Club team member coached by Coach Coady) FIRST PLACE 50-54! Rune Dahl (team MVP, far … finish reading TriForce at Oceanside 70.3: 1 AG win, 2 other podiums, a top 10 and a bunch of PRs!

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2014 Highlight: Honu 70.3: 3 racers, 2 Kona qualifications and a first time HIM finisher!

One of the big highlights of 2014 was the Honu 70.3.  It was my first time doing the race and I loved it so much that I pestered the Force to sign up for next year and we’ll have a … finish reading 2014 Highlight: Honu 70.3: 3 racers, 2 Kona qualifications and a first time HIM finisher!

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2014 Highlight: TF at Kona World Championship (4 qualifiers, 3 racers)

One of the highlights for me in 2014 was going to coach and spectate at Kona. TriForce had 4 Kona qualifiers in 2014:  I (Coach Coady) qualified at Honu 70.3 (3rd overall), but I turned down the slot (Yes, in … finish reading 2014 Highlight: TF at Kona World Championship (4 qualifiers, 3 racers)

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2014 Highlight: TriForce at Ironman Arizona (2 Kona qualifications, a first place, 4th, 6th, 8th and virtually everyone PRd!)

One of the huge TriForce highlights of 2014 was Ironman Arizona.  Basically everyone podiumed or PRd (expect me and except for Jason who had 5 flat tires).  Mimi “Usually” Winsberg won the 45-49 AG (10:40) and qualified for Kona!  Rob … finish reading 2014 Highlight: TriForce at Ironman Arizona (2 Kona qualifications, a first place, 4th, 6th, 8th and virtually everyone PRd!)

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12 TriForcers at the Big Kahuna Half– everyone podiumed or PRd!

12 TriForcers made their annual pilgrimage to Santa Cruz to race the Big Kahuna triathlon.   Everyone either podiumed or PRd! (Except Monzy, but he managed a sub 5 and a pose down victory!)  Also congrats to TFer Dean Johnson … finish reading 12 TriForcers at the Big Kahuna Half– everyone podiumed or PRd!

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Oui! Oui! TriForcers Race 70.3 World Championships in Mont Tremblant (10 qualifiers, 5 racers)

This year has been a fun year for TriForcers at the 70.3 distance with several 70.3 podium finishers and ten 70.3 Worlds qualifiers with five of us making the trip to Canada to race.  The venue and course was amazing– we … finish reading Oui! Oui! TriForcers Race 70.3 World Championships in Mont Tremblant (10 qualifiers, 5 racers)

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TriForce at Muncie & Vineman 70.3: Club Champions, 3 Podiums, Five 70.3 World Qualifiers & lots of PRs!

This was one of those weekends where it’s even more awesome to be a triathlon coach. On July 12th, we had 2 TriForcers race at Muncie 70.3 and both crushed it.  Then on July 13th, we had a big group … finish reading TriForce at Muncie & Vineman 70.3: Club Champions, 3 Podiums, Five 70.3 World Qualifiers & lots of PRs!

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TriForce at Oceanside 70.3: 4 World Championship Qualifiers, a Podium, 3 top 10s (and an 11th), 6 sub 5s (and a 5:00:11), 8 PRs, Club Champions!

TriForce made our annual pilgrimage to southern California for the classic Oceanside 70.3.  For some of us it was just a chance to shake off the winter rust, for others it’s a key tuneup for early season A races, but … finish reading TriForce at Oceanside 70.3: 4 World Championship Qualifiers, a Podium, 3 top 10s (and an 11th), 6 sub 5s (and a 5:00:11), 8 PRs, Club Champions!

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TriForcer Rune Qualifies for Kona at IMNZ (in his first IM!)

Congrats to TriForcer Rune Dahl who qualified for Kona in his first ever Ironman race at IMNZ.   Rune worked his butt off and (just as importantly) meticulously dialed in his nutrition and pacing over the course of several key … finish reading TriForcer Rune Qualifies for Kona at IMNZ (in his first IM!)

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