31 May '12, 6pm

Have you hugged an IronSherpa today? (New Post on @TriathleteMag!)

Have you hugged an IronSherpa today? (New Post on @TriathleteMag!)

Out There: The Role Of “IronSherpa” By Susan Lacke Published 3 hours ago comments Tweet Share Susan Lacke and her boyfriend Neil. Photo: Larry Rosa 1 of {count} You think training for and racing an Ironman is tough? Try being an “IronSherpa.” Competitor.com “Out There” columnist Susan Lacke, who is currently training with the goal of qualifying for the Boston Marathon, writes about her experience as an “Ironsherpa.” Have you played the role of sherpa for a loved one? Tell us in the comments section below one “do” and one “don’t” for being an “IronSherpa.” The first time I saw Neil, my heart went pitter-patter. He was a gorgeous, tall, muscular triathlete who frequently placed in the top 10 of his races. He was training for Ironman Arizona, his second Ironman race. I was a sunburned, stumpy-legged, awkward triathlon noob whose goal was to “just finish” my first Ironman in W...

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mod.uk 30 May '12, 3pm

On 1 April 2012 the Spearhead Lead Element ceased to exist and was replaced by the UK Operations Battalion and the Airborn...

US sees strategic role for Vietnam's southern port

US sees strategic role for Vietnam's southern port

channelnewsasia.com 03 Jun '12, 1pm

CAM RANH BAY, Vietnam: US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Sunday a former port used by US forces in the Vietnam War co...