When you're clearing your mask for the first time underwater, it's a good idea to be in the shallow end. Then, when you freak out because you breathed in about a half gallon of water through your nose, you can just stand up.
This is a tip for those who might run where giant swarms of gnats sometimes loiter by the side of the road. This tip stems from a run on the Mayan Riviera in Mexico, but I've encountered swarms of gnats in Virginia and Kentucky as well. After your run, always stop and look in a mirror before going into public. Otherwise, you might actually complete a transaction at the resort store and greet five people before realizing you have up to 15 gnats stuck to your face and neck.
Looking for an awesome name for your relay triathlon team? Aren't afraid of a bad pun, here are a few team name ideas: Pretty Fly for a Tri Guy I Spy with my Little Tri Tri Not to Die Spry Aye aye Caption Tri High PSI Try 2 Vie Trilobites Bye Bye Miss American Tri Rock a Tri Baby It ain't no lie Tri me to the moon I just want to Tri Tri by night I believe I can Tri Born to Tri Learning to Tri Small Fry Quasi Tri Tri as we might We're so Trired Tritops