Weekend warriors come in all shapes and sizes, and middle-aged Americans sick of sitting at a desk all week are signing up for triathlons in droves. What's surprising? So are their kids!
If you read the headlines, a triathlon might seem like a death sentence. Titles like "Sudden Death Risk Looms in Triathlons" might catch your eye, especially if you just unwittingly signed up for the big race. Is it safe to compete in a triathlon, or do you risk horrible accidents, heart failure and drowning? See more »