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How to Cheat at Golf and Triathlon (Part 2) by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 2:03am Editor's Note:This is part 2 of my series entitled "How to Cheat at Gold and Triathlon." To learn how to cheat at Golf you can click HERE. There are basically three ways to cheat at triathlon in my opinion. You'll note the prominent use of the world "opinion" in the sentence above. I have used this word to make it very clear that this is j ... Read on »
How to Cheat at Golf and Triathlon by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 2:03am The Europeans take their golf very seriously. I learned this back in Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary for all of you locals) in the Czech Republic in the early nineties when I was playing Golf with Simon at one of only three golf courses in the former communist country. Simon was a German who made his millions by importing toxic waste from Germany into ... Read on »
How to cheat at golf and triathlon and still sleep like a baby at night by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 20 May 2010 9:00am The Europeans take their golf very seriously. I learned this back in Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary for all of you locals) in the Czech Republic in the early nineties when I was playing Golf with Simon at one of only three golf courses in the former communist country. Simon was a German who made his millions by importing toxic waste from Germany ... Read on »
AG Cheating by the rockstar Posted Tue 24 Jul 2012 7:16pm I've recently read a couple of articles on cheating in sports. With the Olympics coming up I thought this somewhat expected but this article put it a completely different light http://nyvelocity.com/content/features/2012/david-anthony-tests-positive Why a different light? Because I did that ride (after all it is always about me). First I tho ... Read on »
The strange, troubling, and untold story of Finman by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 12 Nov 2008 11:03pm Last week we posted this photo of an athlete using scuba fins at Ironman Florida along with this story that accompanied the photo from slowtwitch.com This story is from Race Bannon thread as it appeared last week: This guy was inside of the main channel of swimmers (walkers) wading through the shallows, holding something down in the water ... Read on »
Cheat Busters: We Want You! by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 10:04am This is a photo taken at Ironman Florida a few weeks ago. It must be obvious to even the most jaded athletes that this is a prime example of illegal drafting. As you may know drafting is illegal during an Ironman race, yet it is by far the most common way of cheating during an iron distance triathlon. Is it not high time to put this ill ... Read on »
Doping in Sports Blows Up Over the Weekend by RollinThunder Facebook Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 1:57pm I have been talking about doping in triathlon , cycling , and running since I started writing on this blog. I think that the act of actually writing about it helped me feel that I had a voice in the discussion while the reality was that the powers that be really didn’t care what the fans thought about doping and how it was shaping the percep ... Read on »
It's Like Cheating...I Think by -Brandon Posted Fri 28 Aug 2009 8:19pm There have been a few 'cheaters' this year in triathlon. Cheater as in 'druggies'. We won't mention all of the drafting that goes on in races...heck back in March I got popped for drafting at 70.3 California. Dimitry Gaag - EPO Lisa Hutthaler - EPO Francisco Pantano - Ephedrine I fear that those only scratch the surface, but I h ... Read on »
Cheating Sucks (& so does Tony Kornheiser) by Tawnee Prazak Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Mar 2010 12:00am I'm currently reading " We Might As Well Win" by Johan Bruyneel. (Yea, I'm taking the time to read for pleasure--I need it.) The book provides great insight into Johan's life, and his journey with Lance before/during/after seven TdF wins. As an aspiring coach, it's a great read that comes from a coach's perspective. It's also very educational ... Read on »
USA Triathlon anti-doping testing at age-group National Championship deemed a success by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 23 Feb 2011 4:15pm COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -  today announced the successful culmination of its inaugural anti-doping testing for an age group event at the 2010 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championship in Tuscaloosa, Ala. This event marked the first time age group athletes were tested in-competition, with the program conducted by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agenc ... Read on »