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Racing on a Rented Bicycle at the World Championships?

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While Doug Landau leaves nothing to chance for triathlons, he opted not to ship his bicycle on the way to the land “down under”. Rather, the Triathlon Trial Lawyer rented a bike from Raceday Transport In this photo, Landau is shown testing out the bike for which he sent his measurements weeks earlier so that

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Post- Race Celebration Aussie Style

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After competing against the best multi sport athletes in the world, Doug Landau went to the best pub in Adelaide in order to unwind. The General Havelock Hotel is renowned throughout Southern Australia for the depth of its bar offerings and wide variety of foods. Doug and Melissa Landau not only had the kangaroo appetizers,

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Duathlon ITU World Championships

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  Competing against the best age group multisport athletes, Doug Landau made his World Championship debut over the weekend. Starting in the very last heat of the Sprint distance event, Landau ran a strong and controlled opening run. A quick transition lead to bike laps of 34 & 36 km/hr on a rented bike with

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Parade of Nations at World Championships

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Being followed by a hoard of Australians in a native garden, Doug Landau participated in his first “Parade of Nations” prior to the opening ceremonies of the DUAthlon World Championships in Adelaide, Australia. In addition to the over 500 athletes, the Brazilian team had exotic feathered dancers and drums, and other teams’ garb was as

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Scouting the Sprint Course in Adleaide

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Just as he prepares  trials for court, Doug Landau laid the groundwork for learning the terrain of the course and meeting with other professionals at the DUathlon World Championships in Adelaide, Australia. Lawyer Landau was pleased to meet Matty Smith, whose articles he had read in Australian triathlon magazines as well as online. Smith and

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New York City DUathlon

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With the DUathlon World Championships a week away, Doug Landau decided to get in one final race on American soil after driving to New York to catch an international flight to join the rest of the TeamUSA. So Landau drove from Virginia to the Big Apple to test his fitness in the New York City

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Race Medical Personnel Fulfill Vital Roles

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When a nationally ranked Virginia multisport athlete collapsed from heat exhaustion, dehydration, and fatigue after finishing the sprint race in St. Paul, Minnesota, medical personnel were able to snap into action. The competitor from Falls Church, Virginia had completed the standard distance race in the early morning, but racing in the sprint event under sunny,

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Putting the Plug on Safety

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Safety is at the core of most USA Triathlon rules. While many athletes focus on the rules involving penalties for cheating, drafting, blocking, cutting bikers off, and passing on the wrong side, there are rules designed entirely for the safety of race participants. One such safety rule is the requirement for plugs on all handlebar

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