After discarding her pearls in favor of matching leg and wrist warmers, things went much better.
But she still had trouble cycling.
She persevered. And moved on to the swimming component.
Eventually came the day of the triathlon.
She started out strong.
Given their physical composition, pears have difficulty seeing their feet (or an errant stone and pothole in the road).
Her dream of completing the triathlon ended on mile 4.