Brendan Abrams is a liberal arts and engineering studies junior and Mustang News columnist. The views expressed in this column do not reflect the viewpoints and editorial coverage of Mustang News. My stereotypical Jewish mother thinks I’m quite good at triathlons (races involving swimming, biking and running, for the uninitiated). She’s wrong. I don’t win […]
Nationally ranked Cal Poly Triathlon Team steps up its game
As with anything in life, success doesn’t just fall into one’s lap; it takes vigor, ambition and practice. Take it from Devin Volk, the top male athlete on the Cal Poly Triathlon Team. “When you’re pushing on the bike and it’s starting to hurt, you gotta stay mentally strong and keep pushing. That’s the difference […]
Cal Poly Triathlon Team is gearing up for Wildflower
The team will compete in the Olympic distance race on Sunday.
Wild times at Wildflower event
Renee Hamilton is a history junior. Wildflower 2012 — the Woodstock of the Triathlon Community. As we pull into the campground entrance at Lake San Antonio on Friday afternoon, my fellow triathletes and I are in our element. Cyclists dominate the roads, warming up for the big races ahead. Three of us have been squished […]
Cal Poly sends thousands to Wildflower
This year marks the 30th annual Wildflower Triathlon this weekend at Lake San Antonio, where more than 900 Cal Poly students will volunteer and support the Cal Poly Triathlon team. The Avia Wildflower triathlons consist of three races — the long course, mountain bike and olympic distance triathlons — and three days of festivities and […]
Triathlon team begins competition schedule
Spring has arrived and many Cal Poly students took advantage of last week’s warm weather by studying outdoors or enjoying the new pool at the Recreation Center. To members of the Cal Poly triathlon club team, spring’s warm arrival signals the start of their season. With two months until the Collegiate National Championships, Mustang triathletes […]
‘Adventure’ Triathlon comes to Lopez Lake
Five Cal Poly students will be participating in the longest running off-road triathlon, Scott Tinley’s Adventures 14th Annual Triathlon, at Lake Lopez from Oct. 1 to Oct. 3.