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WITC at the Sierakow Triathlon 2013

WITC at the Sierakow Triathlon, 1/2 and 1/4 ironman distance, 1-2nd June 2013 The first big triathlon event of the year in Poland was held in Sierakow, featuring both 1/2 and a 1/4 ironman distance races. After such a long … Continue reading

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Pimp your bike part 2 – By Hans Koeppen

Following on from last week’s introduction to bike upgrading, in the second part of the article Hans Koeppen now looks at ergonomics, mechanics and last but not least appearance! Please note this article contains opinions and views which are solely … Continue reading

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Pimp your bike part 1 – By Hans Koeppen

In the next of our Member’s articles we take a look at bikes with Hans Koeppen. The bike is by far the most expensive piece of equipment for triathletes, and the cost can put prospective triathletes off. In the first … Continue reading

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Martin Pape on orienteering

One of WITC’s strengths is its support of activities outside of swimming, cycling and running. Several of our members participate in sports which complement triathlon such as cross-country skiing, cross-fit and the topic of this article: orienteering. This latest article … Continue reading

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WITC at the Run for Boston

Following the tragic events in Boston, WITC changed its Tuesday night run to take part in a “Run for Boston” event in Park Skaryszewski in a show of solidarity with fellow runners in Warsaw. Club founder Ken Globerman had the … Continue reading

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Why CrossFit? By Laurent

In the first of our new Members’ articles, WITC’s very own certified CrossFit Level 1 trainer, and co-owner of R99 Box in Mokotow, Laurent Uhres talks about how he got into CrossFit, what CrossFit actually is and what the benefits … Continue reading

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WITC at the Warsaw Half Marathon 2013

WITC at the Warsaw Half Marathon, 24th March 2013 The end of March in Poland is usually the time to finally forget about winter and warm up those heat deprived bodies after the long Polish winter. Just not this year … Continue reading

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WITC in the media spotlight

2013 is set to be a big year for WITC, and with the club’s profile growing it has also started to attract the attention of the local press… First of all the Warsaw Insider,¬† Warsaw’s most popular English language monthly, … Continue reading

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The coolest Half Marathon ever – by Cristina

Popular WITC’er¬†Cristina Moldoveanu looks back at a memorable – and freezing cold – 2013 Warsaw Half Marathon … [I have] a story to tell… feel like today’s race deserves one and I want to remember most of it! Last year … Continue reading

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WITC at the Holmes Place Indoor Triathlon

Holmes Place Hilton, Warsaw, 2nd February 2013 With the triathlon season in Poland still several months away, WITC members had the opportunity to test the skills they’d been honing in the deepest days of winter at an indoor triathlon, held … Continue reading

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