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Daniel Clarke: My inspiration to start triathlon

Clarke talks about how Simon Whitfield's Sydney 2000 gold medal inspired him to go from a sedentary lifestyle to triathlon.

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I’ve been battling the flu since getting back from California, so training last week was non-existent.  With that in mind I decided for this weeks video I would talk about what inspired me to get into triathlon.  Unlike most people who were first exposed to triathlon by the NBC Ironman broadcast, my first experience with triathlon was at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.  Seeing Simon Whitfield sprint to gold inspired me as an 11 year-old, and I knew that one day I would complete a triathlon.