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Interview with RJ Boergers 2.0 - Challenge Roth

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 And I quote, "The full Iron distance is weird.  I'm glad I did it and I'm proud of my accomplishment, but I kind of don't think it is as big a deal as many people make it.  I still prefer the 70.3 distance for 2 reasons:  I can have a better life balance and you can actually race it." Yet here we are about 3 months removed from the completion of your second full distance triathlon, Challenge Roth. If the full distance didn't set fireworks off inside you the first time then why did you decide to toe the line again?
Hahaha, well, I never said I wasn’t going to do another full Iron distance race, I just said I preferred 70.3.To better explain that previous answer of mine, I was trying to get at the idea that many triathletes feel like you have to complete a 140.6 to be taken seriously which is so misguided in my opinion.To me, triathlon is all about challenging yourself and having fun doing something you love – it’s that simple.So, along those lines, I was ready…