If one partner is a triathlete and the other a paddler, they could share gym workouts and winter sports and when the snow melts and the rivers flow, share the day's adventure stories as pillow talk.Holly's take Is it wise or wistfully ignorant for triathletes to couple up?What is really important is that your partner understands and enables your passion.What a treat it is to have someone waiting for you at the finish line, especially when you can reciprocate.As for his own love life, Victor said even with these advances in dating technology, the age-old variable of geography still gets in the way sometimes.Ultramarathoner, adventure racer and endurance sports journalist Adam Chase goes head-to-head with Triathlete editor-at-large Holly Bennett as to the risks and rewards of dating in and out of the sport. And it amused me to see the consternation on the faces of my athlete friends as they struggled with the changes.
(Enterprise photo — Antonio Olivero) LAKE PLACID — Thirty-six hours before they are set to compete in this village’s inaugural Ironman 70.3, a dozen online acquaintances became in-the-flesh friends over dinner and drinks Friday evening at the Lake Placid Pub & Brewery.
While it is a great pleasure to do the activities you love most with the person you adore, that doesn't require that you do everything together.
If your sport is yours and your partner's sport remains his or hers, you can support one another and then cross train and explore new disciplines together.
Besides the cross-training and fitness benefits gained by pushing yourself to try to keep up with a lover from another sport, dating outside your sport serves to introduce you to new communities.
I had an ex-girlfriend who was a pro cyclist and she taught me to never, ever half-wheel her and, in turn, she learned not to half-step me.
He'd go months at a time without so much as breaking a sweat.