The Most Common Triathlon Race Mistakes & How To Avoid Them!

Published on July 3rd 2021


Inevitably mistakes are going to happen on triathlon race day, whether you’re a rookie or a seasoned pro - trust us! We’re going to walk through some standouts mistakes to make sure you don’t fall into these same pitfalls out there on race day. Subscribe to GTN: Check out the GTN Shop: Let’s not beat around the bush, our sport of triathlon is a fairly complicated affair. When we stop and think about it, regardless of the racing distance… whether that’s a mini sprint or an Ironman, we’ve got three separate disciplines, two transitions, and a list of kit the length of our arm to try and keep on top of. It’s a minefield! Inevitably mistakes are going to happen, whether you’re a rookie or a seasoned pro - trust me. So today, we’re going to walk through some standouts to make sure you don’t fall into these same pitfalls out there on race day. If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Submit your content here: Watch more on GTN... 📹 8 Pro Running Tips & Drills With Tim Don! 👉 📹 Why Do I Suck At Swimming? 👉 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: ES_Lo Que Sonaba (Instrumental Version) - Lu-Ni ES_Balkan Parade - Stationary Sign ES_Balkan Wishes - Trabant 33 ES_Caliente (Instrumental Version) - Lu-Ni ES_Dirias lo Mismo (Instrumental Version) - Lu-Ni ES_Enamorado De Ti (Instrumental Version) - Lu-Ni ES_Nuevo - Timothy Infinite ES_Plural (Instrumental Version) - Lu-Ni ES_The Town Drunk - Medite Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first timers – and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal winning team, we’re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTube’s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon bikes: Felt bicycles: THEMAGIC5: MET Helmets: Nuzest: ON Running: Orca: Park Tool: Selle Italia: Team Bath: Wahoo: Zwift: YouTube Channel - Facebook - Instagram - Twitter - Google+ - Strava Club - GMBN Tech - GCN Tech - EMBN -