Team Snapple /Tris at Barn

The DC based national level Tri-athlete squad Team Snapple brought their full athletic agenda to the barn this weekend.

For me it was an opportunity to get a glimpse and greater understanding of a discipline I have not competed in.  Being unable to run due to intricate leg hardware and already knowing of my water shortcomings after a youth spent at the beach but not necessarily in the water, with later attempts to pool cross-train in the winter (I had to use flippers to even get a work out!) my temptation to join in is low.

Maybe that makes my appreciation greater.  Coming from different places and varied styles, but sharing certain application, execution and focus components means there is familiar ground even if the degrees don’t overlap completely.

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