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  1. How to Develop “Iron” Students. Physical Activity Institute July, 2005

  2. What is Multi-Sport? • Activity consisting of more than one sport. • Common Multi-Sport Activities • Triathlon (swim-bike-run) • Duathlon (run-bike-run) • Aquathlon (combines running & swimming) • Winter Triathlon (run-mountain bike-ski)

  3. History Of Triathlons • Started as cross training for runners. • First know swim/bike/run held in San Diego in 1974. • First “Ironman” was in 1978 ( 12 men). • First World Championships was in 1989. • Became an Olympic sport in 2000.

  4. Triathlon Distances • Sprint – 1000m swim, 10-15 mile bike, 5K run • Olympic – 1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run • Ironman – 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run • Kids’ Triathlon ( ages 7-14) • 100 to 400 yd. Swim • 1 to 6 mile bike • .5 to 2 mile run

  5. Standard Goggles Bike Helmet Running shoes Optional Wet suit Clipless pedals & shoes Aerobars Race wheels Zip locks / elastic laces Equipment

  6. Potential Positive Impact from Multi-Sports Activities • Help curb recent trends in youth obesity. • Encourage lifetime fitness activity. • Provide short and long term health benefits. • Emphasis on individual accomplishments. • Improve self-esteem. • New & challenging activity. • Enhance academic performance.

  7. Virginia Standards of Learning • Skilled Movement • Movement Principles & Concepts • Personal Fitness • Responsible Behavior • Physically Active Lifestyles

  8. Elementary School Activities • 1 upper body activity & two lower body activities • Push ups/jump rope/running • Throw & catch a ball/ kick a ball at a target/ dribble a ball with feet. • Scooter swim/ bicycle activity/ running

  9. Scooter swim/ stationary bike/ running Elastic band swim/ bike ride/ running Other sports – 1 arm activity/ 2 leg activities Pull ups/ wall squat/ step ups Bench press/ squats/ leg curls Lat pull/ leg press/ leg extensions Secondary School Activities

  10. Triathlon Contacts • Steve Knott Virginia Beach City Public Schools (757) 263-1458 sknott@vbschools.com • Liz Dobbins USA Triathlon – Educational Resource Program ldobbins@sunflower.com • USA Triathlon www.usatriathlon.org