Triathlon: A Personal History

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VeloPress, 1998 - Sports & Recreation - 268 pages
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""Triathlon"" takes a fascinating look at the evolution of the sport through essays, interviews, and photographs dating back to its very beginnings. The first triathlons were highly competitive but casual -- in contrast to the major media events that many of the races are today. Sidebars throughout the book contain profiles of triathletes and anecdotes of the sport over time.

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About the author (1998)

Scott Tinley, was one of the defining figures of the growing sport of triathlon in the 1970s and 1980s. A two-time winner of the prestigious Hawaii Ironman, he competed in more than 400 events, winning close to 100 of them. He has served as a television commentator, run a successful sportswear company, and been a marketing consultant for such companies as PowerFood, Timex, and Litespeed bicycles. A freelance writer, he teaches college English while working toward his MFA. He lives with his wife and children in the San Diego area.

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