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    What’s In Your Bag with Lauren Goss

    When it comes to race day there are few things more important to 6x IRONMAN 70.3 Champion Lauren Goss than proper preparation. From an extra cap to an instant Starbucks coffee pack, her bag is filled to the brim with everything she needs to keep moving and fueled as she competes. Interested to know what else she brings along? Then scroll down to see for yourself! For the start of the race, Lauren makes sure she’s got plenty of gel, two pairs of goggles, an extra cap, her race apparel and PAM cooking spray to help her into her wetsuit. Next, she always checks off additional nutrition for the bike,…

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    2017 World Champion Ashley Twichell on Coping with Injury

    With the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series well underway, we figure now is the time to double down in our exploration of all things training and performance on the blog. However, if you are an athlete, coach or parent you likely know that when it comes to pushing the body to its limits, injury can sometimes become the uninvited setback that no one was expecting. Like so many swimmers, team TYR athlete and 2017 Open Water World Champion Ashley Twichell is no stranger to injury. In fact, she has battled ongoing shoulder issues for over a decade. At just 28 years old Ashley has made a major name for herself…

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    Meet Leah Smith

    Meet Leah Smith, 2x Olympic medalist, and now team TYR athlete. With an impressive career and even more promising future, get to know TYR’s newest freestyle specialist below. What is your favorite TYR Suit? Definitely, the TYR Women’s Motus Cutoutfit What is in your training bag on a typical day? On a typical day, my training bag would have a few practice suits with fun patterns, my cap and goggles, some hair products for my curly hair, headphones to get in the zone, flip-flops and a towel! What are five things no one knows about you? 1. I have a really good memory. 2. I love to scrapbook. 3. I have…

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    Meet Tom Shields

    With an Olympic gold medal, three world championship gold medals and an American record  to his name, TYR athlete Tom Shields is no stranger to the podium. Interested in getting to no more about one of team TYR’s newest superstars? Read on for our Q & A below! Good Europe trip! Thanks for the fun times @fina1908 many more ahead. Repost @swim.world__olympic #teamtyr #gobears #swc17 A post shared by Tom Shields (@beefytshields) on Aug 13, 2017 at 12:33pm PDT What is your favorite TYR Suit?  The Men’s 4″ Water Polo Swimsuit in Black On a typical day, what would we find in your training bag?  Burner EBP fins, socks, the…

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    Catching Up with Ashley Twichell

    Congratulations on winning the 10k at Open Water Nationals by nearly a minute! How did it feel to realize you won? Thank you so much! It was definitely an exciting win for me. The USA women have always had a lot of depth, so Nationals has always been very competitive. When we started inviting international athletes last year, the race became all the more competitive, so that win really helped increase my confidence heading into World Championships. On top of that, I didn’t have the best 2013 Nationals, and I think that was in large part due to the fact that I wasn’t quite over missing the 2012 Olympic Team.…

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    “A Day in the Life” with Triathlete Caroline Steffen

    Ever wonder what it takes to train like a professional triathlete? We checked in with TYR’s very own Caroline Steffen to see just what it takes for her to stay at the top of her game. After all, with titles that include IRONMAN Champion and 2X ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Champion, she must be doing something right! Read on for Caroline’s daily play by play, and be sure to share your training photos on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #TrainLikeaTYRTriathlete! Morning Routine CS: For me, each day is different depending upon my race and training schedule. However, I do typically like to get my bike or run sessions…

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    Meet Our Newest Olympian

      Also, don’t forget to follow Jacob on Instagram as he continues to race and train around the world! Don’t worry it’s just crayon A photo posted by Jacob Pebley (@jacob.pebley) on Dec 12, 2016 at 6:58pm PST