What comes first the pirate kit or a triathlon?

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16/11/2009 at 23:20

Ok so i'm in training for a triathlon, my question is do you do your first tri then get the pirate kit or do you do your first tri in pirate kit?

I know you guys don't really follow rules but.................

16/11/2009 at 23:45
You buy the kit and then sign up for an IM
16/11/2009 at 23:49
I wont buy the kit until I've completed my first Tri......
16/11/2009 at 23:52
See Max that was what i was thinking of doing.
Donald    pirate
16/11/2009 at 23:53

The egg.

or was it the chicken?

I did my first triathlon (Bala) in Pirate kit having already entered IMDE.

16/11/2009 at 23:54
It's my own weird thing.  Until I am I wont advertise myself as such.  I am rather excited about becoming a Pirate....it'll be weird balancing it with being a Fetchie too though.
17/11/2009 at 07:00
And don't forget the pirate initiation ceremony... <gets out the rubber gloves, marmite and nipple clamps>
17/11/2009 at 07:01
Could I please have the initiation ceremony, but not bother with a triathlon or any kit?!
Kanga M    pirate
17/11/2009 at 07:54

 You'll fit in !

seren nos    pirate
17/11/2009 at 12:09
efinitely the kit and then the tri............
Dustboy    pirate
17/11/2009 at 12:52

You have to have something to wear, it's in the rules. And being chased by a load of horny wasps makes you go faster.

And fetch is training compatible!

17/11/2009 at 12:59
I thought you did the first one naked ?
Basil Brush Mk II    pirate
17/11/2009 at 14:16
You make sure you go to a tri with a kit pimp
Lee the Pea    pirate
17/11/2009 at 14:21
I'm doing my first tri in the kit, and i've not yet signed up for an Ironman, so don't worry about it
Lee the Pea    pirate
17/11/2009 at 14:22
 *wonders whether it was sensible to use the word "yet" in that sentence?"  probably not.....
17/11/2009 at 14:32
Sucker !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Lee the Pea    pirate
17/11/2009 at 14:41

sorry, I should clarify.  "yet" in Scottish means "and shall never be in the position where I can say that I have"

 There, sorted

17/11/2009 at 15:15

I'm confused - what is it that actually qualifies one as a Pirate?

I thought it was completing an IM? 

17/11/2009 at 15:48

you could say that its signing up for an IM

you could say its just posting on ths forum, and buying some kit...... and starting on the(long) road to a IM.  You have to start somewhere so sprints are allowed, (people then find out that sprints are only a couple of hrs so mive up the distances......)

The Trickster    pirate
17/11/2009 at 15:53
It's up to you basically. I borrowed a Pirate top for my 3rd tri (having already done two I think) and then bought some kit for my subsequent races.
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