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2010 Season Evaluation Part (i)

Posted by Tom Room on Tuesday, January 4, 2011, In : Season Review 
At the beginning of the 2010 season I resolved to take a fresh approach to being a Professional Triathlete. In short, in 2008 & 2009 I had raced the Pro World Championships but triathlon remained far from being a profession - I was spending far more money chasing qualifying spots around the world than I was gaining in prize money. Competing in triathlon professionally was losing me money. There were two options; keep doing what I was doing and become bankrupt or revaluate my priorites so I ca...
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2010 Strategy....A fresh approach

Posted by Tom Room on Saturday, December 12, 2009, In : 2010 Campaign 
Old Approach

The ambition of every newbie pro triathlete, including me, was to race the best in the world at the best races in the world -> Race at the World Championships (Done)

For the last two years this has been my approach to being a professional triathlete, and I mistakenly thought that in itself was a means to an end. Well, I guess if I want to end my career early then it is true, for it is a fast track to bankruptcy and no more. There simply is not enough money in the sport to support a...
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