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?
Regardless of whether you're interested in triathlons as a spectator or an athlete, these articles area great place to explore what it's like to train for and complete in a triathlon.
Athletes play to win. But the very best ones also play fairly. In triathlons, certain gear is out of the question -- and it's all in the name of safety and good sportsmanship. See more »