Podium Multisport NC Paratriathlon Community Clinic
The 2015 Podium Multisport NC Paratriathlon Community Clinic is a single-day introduction to the sport of paratriathlon for new or novice paratriathletes. We welcome individuals who’ve even never considered participation in a triathlon before! The community clinic is presented by Carolina Multisport in partnership with The Getting2Tri Foundation.
Date: September 12, 2015 (8:30 am – 5:30 pm)
Location: Podium Multisport (NC), Cornelius, N. Carolina
Target Audience: Individuals with physical disabilities such as limb loss, spinal cord injuries, or paralysis with novice or no experience in the sport of “paratriathlon”
Goal: Provide a single-day, introductory curriculum of adaptive “swim, bike, and run” as a way to educate and encourage “participatory paratriathlon” at the grass-roots, community level
Session 1: Paratriathlon 101 overview and introduction to Podium Multisport NC store (programs & services)
Session 2: Proper fit and alignment on Bicycles and Handcycles
Session 3A: Ambulatory Running Fundamentals
Session 3B: Handcycling Fundamentals
Session 4A: Nutrition for the Paratriathlete (working lunch)
Session 4B: Training Plans (working lunch)
Session 5: Swimming Fundamentals as a Paratriathlete
Session 6: Transition Area tips & techniques for the Paratriathlete
Note: All sessions are approximately 50 minutes in length; 10 minutes “transition” in-between sessions. Tentative start time is 8:30 am at Podium MS.
The day will conclude with a BBQ meet & greet mixer back at the Podium MS store.