Being an outstanding athlete is essential for competing in a triathlon, but being good at math doesn't hurt either. It's a needed skill for figuring out where you rank in this competitive sport.
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 »