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Seven reasons triathlons are not for golfers

"Triathlon is the new golf." It's one of the most recent quotes highlighted from 2010 to demonstrate the sport's explosive growth over the last five years. But that's where the metaphor ends. As famed triathlete Chrissie Wellington can attest, triathlon is a lifestyle, not just a sport.

If you are considering participating in multisport in 2011, there are a few things you should know. GOTRIbal is here to help.

Updated: January 25, 2011, 10:02 AM ET
By Tanya Maslach

"Triathlon is the new golf." It's one of the most recent quotes highlighted from 2010 to demonstrate the sport's explosive growth over the last five years. But that's where the metaphor ends. Triathlon is a lifestyle, not just a sport. And behind the ridiculous price-tag of entry, lies a warm, welcoming and insane group of people.

If you are considering participating in multisport in 2011, there are a few things you should know. If you know a triathlete, or are a triathlete, you also know ...

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