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From Everyday Athlete to Kona Qualifier: Interview with Frederick Guesneau

  Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. Key Talking Points include: Fredericks evolution from everyday triathlete to Kona Qualifier; A first timer’s perspective (with a good race!) from the World Championships; The value of sharing the “spoils” of racing with your family; His top tips for becoming a better triathlete.…

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2016 Kona Experience Recap (and 2017 launch)

Sitting on the plane back to the mainland next to my teammates and surrounded by triathletes, it’s hard not to feel pretty darn good about this triathlon lifestyle. If you haven’t already read our Intro Weekend and Race Week Recap posts, click to check them out. This is the official end-of-camp and race over post.…

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Coach Patrick's 2015 Ironman Hawaii Race Report

The Short Version: 10:02, good enough for 60th AG (new personal best!) and my third best time here on the Big Island — but my most complete race (finally, in my 7th attempt here)! Thanks to all of you for your support, well-wishes and more…no way I could ever do this on my own. Biggest props goes to my amazing wife and daughters who were everywhere on race day with smiles, high-fives and more!

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Meet Team Endurance Nation: Ironman® Hawaii 2014

Meet some of Team EN members competing at Ironman® Hawaii 2014! Eric Blakie (M 60 to 64) I am an ex rugby player, then fell(mountain) runner and then triathlon for last 12 years. Hawaii will be my 35th full IM and 6th this year—yes a bit silly but I had my reasons. I did Hawaii in 2011…

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Your One Thing for Ironman® Hawaii

Every year Team Endurance Nation puts ten to twenty athletes on the biggest triathlon stage on the planet — the world championships of Ironman® Hawaii. Over the years we have learned a great deal about the preparation for this season-ending, life-altering race, and we want to share some of the highlights as well as what…

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Meet the Team: EN vs Hawaii 2010

This year we have a handful of Team EN athletes competing at the Ironman World Championships on the Big Island of Hawaii. They are an awesome bunch, having earned their stripes through a full year of training and final preparation for the big day. There’s nothing like racing alongside the world’s best…a supreme challenge but as you’ll see this group is ready for it! Learn more about the Team and the unique individuals who make up our Kona crew below.

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Your First Kona

Every October, the world’s fittest triathletes will gather for the annual ritual that is the Ironman World Championships. The week is a virtual who’s who of the endurance world, with the roster of participants and spectators including all manner of superstars. But all the marketing money and hype aside, there’s something else that makes the event unique — it’s the fact that on Saturday, one day, everyone from PROs to lottery winners line up to test themselves against the elements and the world’s best.

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