One very notable thing about triathletes is their ability to laugh at themselves. And before anyone disputes that fact, I acknowledge there is a comparatively small group of hardcore athletes who lack that ability. That's okay, the rest of us will laugh at them.
Consider the next picture from a nearby camera. Have I gotten perhaps a bit TOO relaxed. Granted, I'm moving at a pretty good pace and have clearly blown by the guy in the red shirt. But is it TOO laid back.
This picture was snapped by a friend as I approached the finish line for a 15 minute marathon PR at the Green Bay Marathon on March 18th. I must have been very tired (or relaxed) here, as well. Rubbery, in fact.
Of course, it's tough to tell exactly WHAT is going through my mind at this point. Is it:
Just who is this Iron Pol?
A former out of shape sailor, who became a marathoner, then a triathlete, Ironman, and ultramarathoner. Now, life has pushed me into short track speed skating. More important than the titles is the lifestyle, and sharing it with others.