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 Psy.D.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937715588
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 04/02/2017
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 850,002
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the 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.

Table of 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

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