A compelling account of sport after 70 that gives an inspiring message for athletes of all disciplines. Renaissance Triathlete encapsulates the thrill, excitement and lifestyle delivered through sport at any age.
Having competed in triathlons around the world, the author combines reflections, anecdotes and practical experiences of his route into triathlon. From starting out to entering into the ranks of competitive age group racing, he charts his inspiring journey.
Whether you're new to the sport of triathlon or you're driven to search and achieve your own personal best, here you will discover the mindset you need. For everyone — younger or advancing in age — true enjoyment of sport is gained from achieving the best performance within the context of your capabilities.
Renaissance Triathlete addresses the physical and mental challenges the older athlete will face. It explores how you can learn to get the best out of yourself as capabilities change, compensating for slowing down in some areas by making improvements in others. Whatever your ability or experience it's possible to look ahead, keep going and enjoy sport.
While there's something here for athletes of all ages and stages, this book will particularly appeal to anyone over 50 who is into sport.