Women Who Tri: A Reluctant Athlete's Journey Into the Heart of America's Newest Obsession

Women Who Tri: A Reluctant Athlete's Journey Into the Heart of America's Newest Obsession

By: Alicia DiFabio (author)Paperback

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Beautifully written, inspiring, and captivating look at the phenomenon of women's triathlon. Female participation is driving the growth of triathlon, one of the most popular endurance sports. Author tour in Northeast Corridor to include Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, New York.

About Author

Alicia DiFabio, Psy.D. finished her first triathlon at age 45. She is a member of the 900-woman strong Mullica Hill Women's Tri Club and a member of its board of directors. DiFabio has a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University Maryland. On hiatus from the practice of psychology to raise her four young children, she writes on health and wellness, women's issues, parenting, and education for newspapers, magazines, and literary journals. She is a contributing editor of the literary magazine, Pentimento. An active blogger, Dr. DiFabio chronicles her adventures as a special needs mother to four children, one who has been diagnosed with autism and epilepsy. Her blog, Lost in Holland, has been featured in the Examiner.com, a network serving over 20 million monthly readers and her posts have been picked up for syndication by McClatchy Tribune.

Contents

Prologue. Greater Than The Sum Of All Fears 1 - A Revolution, Clad In Pink 2 - So It Begins 3- A Tri Is Born Andrea Peet: Still Time 4 - The Long and Short Of It 5 - Who's Drinking The Kool Aid? Debbie Neimann: For Cecilia 6 - No Nuts, Just Guts Nancy Stevens: Visionary 7 - Sigma Tri 8 - Inside the TRIbe Linda Garrett: Ageless 9 - Run With It Lisa Hallett: Run to Remember 10 - Girls Run the World 11 - Chronic Tribernation Terry Woods: Unbroken 12 - Tri Girls Aren't Cheap Dates Erin Briggs: On Fire 13 - Swim, Bike, Run ... Guilt? 14 - TriathaPhobia Chrissy Vasquez: Going the Distance 15 - Sink Or Swim 16 - Making Waves 17 - On The Most Dangerous Leg Barbara Mockford: Unfinished Business 18 - Gearing Up 19 - Women On Wheels Tara Emrick: Back In Action 20 - Train Wreck 21 - Jane's Addiction Jenn Sommermann: Fifty-Fifty 22 - Charity, Causes and Cures, Oh Tri! Winter Vinecki: Team Winter 23- Tri: The Next Generation Jessica Cappella: Could, Would, Should, DID 24 - Queen of the Hill Epilogue: Those Girls In Pink

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781937715588
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9781937715588
  • weight: 363
  • ISBN10: 1937715582

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