(Embarrassing) Lessons From The Pros

  • By Julia Polloreno
  • Published Aug 3, 2011
  • Updated Nov 10, 2011 at 4:13 PM UTC
Dede Griesbauer at the 2011 Ironman 70.3 California triathlon. Photo: Paul Phillips

Charisa Wernick

A funny story: My first tri was in Chicago. I racked my bike and was sure I knew right where it was (at 6am when nobody else’s bike was there). After the swim I spent AT LEAST 10 minutes searching for it (somehow it looked different with hundreds of other bikes around). Also, wearing soccer shorts on the bike is not very aerodynamic!

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Julia Polloreno

Julia Polloreno

Julia Polloreno is the editor at large of Triathlete magazine. A Stanford University graduate with an award-winning track record in publishing, Polloreno is a two-time Ironman finisher and has been a competitive triathlete for more than a decade.

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