The reason I tie these two words together is, because I carry my Sikh identity everywhere I go, it is to let the world know that Sikhs are in every sphere of the life. Yes, there is still a large population out there who are ignorant about Sikhs, and that is why I proudly prefix ‘Sikh’ to whatever I do.
I am proud of my heritage and have never ever thought that Sikhi has held me back from anything. If there is anything holding me back then it is the discipline and structure in my daily life.
I write this post to clear any air about Sikhi being inherently disadvantageous to me in the sport of triathlon. For over a year there is a documentary titled ‘The Odd Couple- A story of two Triathletes’ going around in various movie festivals and seminars. I would like to point it out that the movie depicts a journey of a Sikh guy who loves to be active outdoors, but the movie is falsely advertising that Sikhi is challenging to follow while being in the sport of triathlon or Sikhi is inherently disadvantageous to the guy shown in the movie, and that guy being me.
The question I have fielded the most.
While there are numerous articles and posts out there on google, but people around me still ask me this question. So I thought why not put in a general conversation that I have. Continue reading
First of all, it’s been really long that I wrote anything.Part being lazy and part being busy.
There has been an addition to my family. Blessed with a sweet angel 10 days back, and since then my wife and I are having very special moments with our cute girl. One of those moments being that I am right now lying on the kids mat and writing this blog post.
With any life changing event, comes the struggle or rather the challenge of continuing to lead an endurance athlete’s life. The challenge is even more if you have three sports to balance and a full time job (you definitely need this with your growing family). Continue reading
Why can’t people just plan their parties around my race schedule ?
Lot of my friends who think I am way too crazy and disciplined. Here is a sneak peak into how indisciplined I am or I was. Continue reading
Its not about the ‘DOT’, its about the distance !!
Those in the sport of triathlon, very well know that Ironman is just a brand name. And those who do not might get an idea after reading this post.
I will share with you what I have learnt during my journey, about Ironman branding and the triathlon sport distances. Continue reading