Dancing done, Middaugh ready for Beaver Creek

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — This is the conundrum in a busy week for local off-road triathlete Josiah Middaugh.The defending national and world champion of the Xterra triathlon circuit not only is preparing for Saturday’s Xterra Beaver Creek race, but was also all set to participate in the Vail Valley Foundation’s 2016 Star Dancing Gala on Thursday down in Gypsum.“I’m definitely more nervous about the dancing,” he said.That’s because Middaugh is kind of used to doing a 1-mile swim, a 15-mile trek on his mountain bike and 6 more miles of running.“We’ve done a series of practices and couple of rehearsals. It’s …

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