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There isn't a better duathlon in America

Apple Du LogoSure, some dus are larger and some feature fancier staging--bells and whistles that mean little if the event isn't expertly produced and participants aren't treated like rock stars.

Since 2000, the year The Apple hosted the USAT Age Group Duathlon National Championship, this event has done everything right. We have founders/directors Daryl and Pam Stevens and their "Committee of Carers" to thank for this. These folks were completely dedicated to satisfying the participants of their event.

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You Don't Want This Door Prize

Getting Doored SignDON

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The Big 4-0...

CY at GW DuNaw. Cathy Yndestad did not turn 40. She's got nine years to go before she reaches that milestone.

The number 40 is significant in her life, nonetheless. You see, last Sunday at the Gear West Duathlon, a race that she has won thricely, the 2009 USAT Athlete of the Year recorded her 40th career multisport victory.

Congratulations, CY! You are awesome.

PS: And speaking of awesome, 2009 US Master of the Year nominee who does a great impression of Arnold Schwartzenegger, Greg Taylor of Mankato, won the 55-59M AG at Ironman St. George on May 17.

(Photo by Christine Wood, wife of Curt, mother of Sea Bass.)

It Only Hurts When She's Awake

jen-martone-beforeTriathlete Jen Martone "Before" and "After" (below)

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Cool Tri Bike of the Week

cool-bikeLet's hope that security was tight in the rackless, unfenced transition area at the 3rd annual Faribault Family Fun Triathlon last Saturday. The total replacement cost for this "tri equipment" would be tens of dollars. This totally cool image, provided by MTN's Darin Wieneke, reminds us is that triathlon is an individual sport and intended to be fun. This lifestyle is for everyone, goshdarnit, not just those who are deadly serious about their performance and their gear.

Here's Darin's report:

Fun In Faribault

The Family Fun Triathlon was held on Saturday in Faribault and it definitely lived up to its name. If you are looking for a fun and casual triathlon to

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