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National Championships: Frigid Waters & Hot Competition

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The US Triathlon National Championships were hotly contested, despite water temperatures in the sixties!  For the third year in a row, over 5,000 competitors raced in Milwaukee Wisconsin. It is the largest, most competitive triathlon competition in North America. While Doug Landau would have enjoyed the 90 degree temperatures that greeted the country’s best multisports

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Recumbent Bikes – Legal in Triathlon ?

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Not every multisport athlete is able to swim, bike or run without some accommodation due to injury, congenital health condition or disease. But the balance between allowing everyone to participate in “the multisport lifestyle” and protecting the competition from unfair advantage means that USA Triathlon (“USAT”), the governing body of the sport, must balance safety

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Want to Try a Tri?

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We recently came upon a great article in the Washington Post with tips for preparing for your first sprint triathlon.  Click here to read the full article. With contributions from several of Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau’s running buddies and colleagues, the article gives lots of useful tips of the trade for anyone thinking of

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“Recovery Week” Does Not Mean a No Racing Week

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  The best triathletes and DUathletes use the time before a big race to “taper.” They train at reduced intensities and volume. Strength training is often suspended. Likewise, top runners, bikers and swimmers will take time off after a major competition. For Doug Landau’s “recovery week,” he will not be seen at any multisports competitions.

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Barefoot Running Shoe Company Vibram Settles Lawsuit

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“Barefoot running shoes” have been all the rage in the running community.  These odd-looking shoes, which came out several years ago, were touted as the next best thing for athletes who prefer to run barefoot, activate the small muscles in their feet or for those who wish to reap the health benefits of doing so. 

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Montclair Triathlon Registration

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Bristow Running Triathlon and Swimming (BRATS) has just announced the Montclair Triathlon to be held in Montclair, Virginia on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Montclair is located about 20 miles outside DC off I95, so this is a great race for folks in the greater DC/MD/VA area.  It is a Sprint Distance Triathlon that is USAT

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Free Introduction to Triathlon Clinic in Leesburg Virginia

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Our friends at Transition Triathlon in Leesburg, Virginia (just off the W&OD Trail !) are offering a FREE CLINIC for those interested in learning about triathlons.  If you have never before done a tri, but have been considering it, this is for you! Date:  Saturday January 18, 2014 Time:  11:00 am Cost:  FREE This clinic

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"DU or Not DU, There is No Tri", Part 2

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So what did lawyer Landau “do” if he could not participate in the “DU” ?!!? After using permanent marker to put ages on about 200 athletes’ calves, race Volunteer Doug Landau received his next plum assignment from USAT staff who had come in from the Colorado Springs Headquarters. While the sun had still not risen,

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"Du or Not DU, There is No Tri"

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Paraphrasing Yoda’s Famous line to Luke Skywalker, the decision not to compete in the National DUathlon Championships after months of training, dieting and focus, “required Jedi-like thinking and an optimistic outlook,” according to Triathlon Trial Lawyer Doug Landau. His racing bike already shipped to TriSports in Tucson and his travel plans set some time ago,

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