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Triathlon Transition 101


You can train to swim, bike and run to your heart’s content, but if you can’t transition from one to the other quickly and efficiently, there may not be much of a point come race day.


Transitions are your races within the big race. It’s a whole other skill on top of swimming, biking and running, and one you can’t overlook.


You have to be calm, control your movement and be effective.


For instance: When should you take your wetsuit off? Where does it go afterward? Does your helmet go on first or last? What about your sunglasses, gloves and socks?


Triathlon transition questions can be endless, but the resources below can help.

Triathlon Transition Articles & Advice

Is Triathlon 1 Sport or 3?

You can either swim, bike and run, or race a triathlon. One of these things is not as fast as the other.

5 Steps to Faster Triathlon Transitions

Don't let something as small as transitions stand in the way of a PR. Here's how to rocket through T1 and T2 and get to the next leg of your race.

4 Race Day Tips From a Kona Qualifier

Learn a few tips and race-day strategies that might help you secure one of those coveted spots at the Ford Ironman World Championships in Kona.