One of the main reasons I do triathlons is to model life-long daily activity for my kids. I want to be able to get out there with them, too! 

If you are new to triathlon, consider the positive impacts it can have for your family. Modelling active lifestyles step a precedent with infinite unknown positive outcomes. Family weekends with outdoor experiences instead of buying stuff at the mall costs the same in dollars but is an investment instead of an expense.

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Family hike by Missouri River on Thanksgiving.

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Tubing at Camp Perkins.

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The tubing hill at Camp Perkins. Physical fitness leads to more walks up that hill with your kids.

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Here is the closer, shorter tubing hill at Camp Perkins.

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Broom ball at Camp Perkins.

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I went for an early – morning ski at Camp Perkins. So beautiful and inspiring!

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Family ski day in Sawtooth Valley. Kids love being out there in the snow.

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We had our our own private ski/sled hill for the day.

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This is a 9.5 mile cross-country ski route that our kids absolutely love! From Island Park Reservoir to Harriman State Park.

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Noah celebrates a successfully cruising down this big downhill section. Outdoor activity builds confidence in young boys.

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Family photo by the river at Harriman State Park.

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Paul skiing the big boy runs at Pebble.

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Beautiful sunset skiing at Pebble.

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Early spring bike and hike day.

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Hiked to Red Hill in Pocatello.

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One of the truest statements ever.

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Paul is wrestling, and maybe Noah will start next year. Noah certainly likes wrestling Paul at home.

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Reason #1 to never stop running regularly….starting back is very difficult. In this case, Garmin said I needed 3.5 days to recover from a 10k run.

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