TriTalk.co.uk News Feed http://www.tritalk.co.uk/ TriTalk Aggregated News Feed Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:18:34 +0100 en-us Fusion Sports Kona Kit offers http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66512&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13280.html Tri247.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:45:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66512&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13280.html As you will hopefully have seen (CLICK HERE IF NOT!), the team at Fusion Sports UK (www.fusionsportsuk.co.uk), in conjunction with Blade Printing, have put together a FREE T-Shirt offer for GB Kona Qualified athletes this year. If you haven't ordered yours yet, please get in touch with Paul Deen (contact details on the link above), to order yours BY SUNDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER. (Note - supporters can also purchase this T-Shirt for £25 HERE) In addition to the Free T-Shirt, Fusion are also offering ... Brownlee brothers announce their relay teams http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66511&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13279.html Tri247.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:00:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66511&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13279.html Macmillan service users and winners of public vote will take the baton from the Commonwealth gold medallists Alistair and Jonny Brownlee are pleased to announce their teams for the Sprint Relay challenge at the Macmillan Brownlee Tri North, taking place at Harewood House on Sunday 21st September. The brothers will race each other on the 750m swim leg before handing the baton over to their team members for a 26km cycle and a 5.5km run. Team Al Once he has completed the swim Alistair will ... Challenge Weymouth finish line videos http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66510&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13278.html Tri247.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:30:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66510&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13278.html Sunday's inaugural Challenge Weymouth was won by Joe Skipper and Eleanor Haresign. Tri247 were in Weymouth to follow the action, and in these video's below we've captured the finish line (and Erdinger 'pour'!) moments of the men's and women's podium finishers. Women's Podium Finishers Men's Podium Finishers Challenge Weymouth - Sunday 14th September 2014 1.9km (shortened) / 180km / 42.2km Pos Men Women 1st Joe Skipper (GBR) 7:49:03 Eleanor Haresign (GBR) 8:54:41 2nd Joel Jameson (GBR) 7:57:03 Joanna Carritt (GBR) 8:59:49 3rd Stephen Bayliss (GBR) 8:04:37 Michi Herlbauer (AUT) 9:01:14 4th Darren Jenkins (GBR / ... Bob is back...AND racing again! http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66509&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13276.html Tri247.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:15:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66509&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13276.html No more flase starts... Bob Holloway IS back, and he has returned to triathlon racing! One of Tri247's original columnists, Bob has suffered with some serious health problems in recent years and despite a few (false!) starts at returning to health, fitness and racing, it has been a long time since 2008. Well, finally Bob has managed to make it back to the start line, lost a load of weight - and with that satisfied feeling from racing again. Here is his report from the ... [UPDATE] FREE custom t-shirt for all GB Kona 2014 qualifiers http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66508&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13232.html Tri247.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:30:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66508&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13232.html UPDATE - CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS - SUNDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER CALLING ALL GB QUALIFIERS FOR KONA 2014! The title says it all - are you a GB athlete who has qualified for and will be racing at Kona in October? If you are, please get in touch with Paul Deen (contact details below), because thanks to the generous support of Fusion UK & Blade Printing Services, you are eligible for free, custom made GB Kona 2014 PRF Pro T-Shirt. Thanks to Fusion UK &Blade Printing Services ... ROKA signs Chris McCormack http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66507&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13275.html Tri247.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:00:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66507&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13275.html ROKA Signs 2x Ironman World Champ Chris "Macca" McCormack ROKA Sports, Inc. is pleased to announce a multi-year partnership with two-time Ironman World Champion, twelve-time Ironman Champion, and ITU Short & Long Distance World Champion, Chris “Macca” McCormack. Chris McCormack said, "It's simple. I'm at the point in my triathlon career where I only want to work with the best. ROKA continues to demonstrate it is the industry leader in wetsuits and swim skins and will, without a doubt, set the standard ... National Aquathlon Champs Gallery http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66506&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13274.html Tri247.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:45:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66506&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13274.html The 2014 Triathlon England National Aquathlon Championship was held on Saturday 13th September as part of the Nice Tri Aquathlon at St. Neots, Cambridgeshire - over distances of 750m (river) swim / 5km run. The morning was blessed with fine weather and tough competition amongst the Age Groups, with athletes competing in the penultimate Triathlon England Championship of the 2014 season - this event having been rescheduled after cancellation of the original May date. Fastest athlete of the day was Nathan Tweedie (Pactrac) who lead out of the ... The 70.3 Worlds in other words http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66505&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Opinion/The_70.3_Worlds_in_other_words_4606.html Slowtwitch Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:00:06 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66505&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Opinion/The_70.3_Worlds_in_other_words_4606.html Callum Millward with the help of naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has tackled the women's race at the Ironman 70.3 Worlds. Paula Findlay's Specialized Alias http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66504&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Tri_Bike_by_brand/Specialized/Paula_Findlay_s_Specialized_Alias__4605.html Slowtwitch Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:00:06 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66504&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Tri_Bike_by_brand/Specialized/Paula_Findlay_s_Specialized_Alias__4605.html Canadian ITU superstar Paula Findlay raced in the Super Sprint Tri GP in Las Vegas this past week and we took a closer look at her Specialized Alias Pro. Pros set to do battle at Hever Castle Triathlon http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66503&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5309 Beyond Going Long Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:44:45 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66503&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5309 It is the final flagship race of the Castle Triathlon Series and a jam-packed, televised weekend with competitors of all ages and abilities signed up to take part in one of the biggest multisport events in the UK. Triathlon returns once again to write another historic chapter for Hever Castle in Kent on the 27th British Ironman success - Men http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66500&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_7158.html Tri247.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:15:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66500&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_7158.html [UPDATED following Ironman Los Cabos, Mexico 2014, Ironman UK, July 2014, Ironman Canada 2014, Ironman Kalmar 2014, Ironman Mont Tremblant,Ironman Japan 2014 and Ironman Wales 2014]. The latest in a series of articles looking at the history and performances of British athletes over the most iconic of triathlon distances. I hope that these, in aggregate, will form an appropriate record, recognition and information resource for the sport, and recognise excellence not just of recent years, but since the inception of the sport. History is important... it is easy to forget! ... The Weekend Box Sep 14 2014 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66499&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/The_Weekend_Box_Sep_14_2014_4604.html Slowtwitch Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:00:10 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66499&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/The_Weekend_Box_Sep_14_2014_4604.html We offer accounts of Challenges in the Netherlands and England, an Ironman in Wales, a seaside classic in California and a no-pro 70.3 in Denmark. Raelert, Van Vlerken win Ruegen http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66498&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Raelert_Van_Vlerken_win_Ruegen_4603.html Slowtwitch Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:00:10 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66498&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Raelert_Van_Vlerken_win_Ruegen_4603.html Michael Raelert won his second race in two weeks in dominant form and Yvonne Van Vlerken edged Laura Philipp by 7 seconds at Ironman 70.3 Ruegen which was switched to a duathlon by bad weather. Matt Trautman and Amy Forshaw win Ironman Wales http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66497&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5306 Beyond Going Long Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:35:22 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66497&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5306 Matt Trautman (SA) and Amy Forshaw (GBR) produced the race of their lives today when they crossed the line in glorious sunshine as Champions for the very first time at the 4th annual IRONMAN Wales. As the pros led the 1850 registered competitors for the 1km walk through the town onto Tenby’s North beach for Trautman, Forshaw take Ironman Wales http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66496&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13273.html Tri247.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:45:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66496&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13273.html Matt Trautman (RSA) and Amy Forshaw (GBR) produced the race of their lives when they crossed the line in glorious sunshine as Champions for the very first time at the fourth annual IRONMAN Wales. As the pros led the 1,850 registered competitors for the 1km walk through the town onto Tenby's North beach for their 2.4 mile swim, the streets were already jammed with crowds who had turned out in their thousands to cheer them on right from the 7am start through to the midnight finish. Renowned ... Joe Skipper, Eleanor Haresign win inaugural Challenge Weymouth http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66495&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5303 Beyond Going Long Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:18:37 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66495&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5303 Challenge Weymouth took place this weekend, with over 1400 athletes lining up to take part in both half and full distance events. Joe Skipper and Eleanor Hersign took out the wins at this inaugural race located in the beautiful seaside town of Weymouth, showcasing the very best of Englands Dorset coastline. Due to high winds, ETU Long Distance Champs: GB Age Group medals http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66493&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13272.html Tri247.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:15:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66493&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13272.html As well as a Bronze medal in the Elite race from Victoria Gill (full details and report on that HERE), Challenge Almere - host of the 2014 ETU Long Distance Triathlon Championships - also hosted the 2014 Age Group Championships, and in our usual style, here is a rundown of the medals from the British Age Group Team. GOLD (1) Elaine Garvican - F35-39 SILVER (3) Stan Gruncell - M20-24 Roy Beeley - M65-69 Roslyn McGinty - F40-44 BRONZE (4) Kyle Follett - M25-29 Amy ... Vicky Gill takes ETU Bronze in Almere http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66492&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13271.html Tri247.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:45:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66492&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13271.html On a busy weekend of long distance racing, Saturday's Challenge Amsterdam-Almere in the Netherlands was also host to theETU European Long Distance Triathlon Championship (which, by coincidence, will be hosted by Challenge Weymouth in 2015 - which of course was race today, won by Joe Skipper and Eleanor Haresign). The European titles went to Markus Fachbach (GER) and Heleen Bij de Vaate (NED), but there was success for Great Britain too. Victoria Gill, in her first Elite Great Britain International triathlon start (after racing at Powerman ... Eleanor Haresign wins Challenge Weymouth http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66491&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13270.html Tri247.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:00:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66491&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13270.html Eleanor Haresign, who earlier this season won the Triathlon England National Duathlon Championships, has today won the first edition of Challenge Weymouth - and will collect EUR 8,000 for her efforts. (Report to follow...) Challenge Weymouth - Sunday 14th September 2014 1.9km (shortened) / 180km / 42.2km Pos Women 1st Eleanor Haresign (GBR) 8:54:41 2nd Joanna Carritt (GBR) 8:59:49 3rd Michi Herlbauer (AUT) 9:01:14 4th Gabriella Zelinka (HUN) 9:13:58 5th Tamsyn Hayes (NZL) 9:20:34 Gomez wins (again) in Beijing http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66490&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13269.html Tri247.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:30:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66490&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13269.html If you thought that winning the ITU World Triathlon title (for the fourth time), and then adding the Ironman 70.3 World Championship in the past two weeks would be cause for a rest, that message doesn't seem to have been received by Javier Gomez. He was racing - and winning - once again this weekend, retaining his title the Beijing International Triathlon. This year's new race location started and finished inside the Garden Expo Park, in the eco-friendly Fengtai district of Beijing. The new Olympic distance ... Joe Skipper wins Challenge Weymouth http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66489&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13268.html Tri247.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:15:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66489&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13268.html Great Britain's Joe Skipper added to his second placed finish at Ironman UK, and delivered on his pre-race optimism, to win the debut edition of Challenge Weymouth today. The day started with some disappointment for all, as sea conditions meant a delayed start and a shortened swim. Stephen Bayliss comfortably headed the revised swim (27:26), followd two and a half minutes later by Zoltan Petsuk. Outlaw winner Craig Twigg and Joe Skipped were in close order little further back, with Joel Jameson losing an additional two ... Atkinson, Steffen win Mooloolaba http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66488&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Atkinson_Steffen_win_Mooloolaba_4602.html Slowtwitch Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:00:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66488&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Atkinson_Steffen_win_Mooloolaba_4602.html Courtney Atkinson won a finish-line sprint with Dan Wilson and Caroline Steffen used a race-best run to outpace Radka Vodickova to win IM 70.3 Sunshine Coast. Aaron Royle's Giant TCR http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66487&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Aaron_Royle_s_Giant_TCR_4601.html Slowtwitch Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:00:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66487&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Aaron_Royle_s_Giant_TCR_4601.html Aussie Aaron Royle won the 2014 Super Sprint Tri Grand Prix in Las Vegas and we managed to look closer at his Shimano equipped Giant TCR race bike. Fachbach and Bij de Vaate crowned European champions in Almere http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66486&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/fachbach_and_bij_de_vaate_crowned_european_champions_in_almere Triathlon.org Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:55:15 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66486&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/fachbach_and_bij_de_vaate_crowned_european_champions_in_almere Outstanding performances in Challenge Amsterdam-Almere brought German Markus Fachbach and Heleen bij de Vaate from the Netherlands European titles long distance triathlon today. Fachbach controlled the race from the early stages of the bike, when he overtook last years winner Bart Colpaert from Belgium. Bij de Vaate had to overtake a lot of adversaries in the first 40 kilometers of the bike after a traditionally weak swim where she lost over 5 minutes to the competition. Fachbach kept pushing the pace during the whole of the bike ... Physio4Life open day next weekend http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66485&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13259.html Tri247.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:15:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66485&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13259.html Physio4Life have an open day coming up at their Upper Richmond Road, Putney clinic on Sunday 21st September 2014. All talks are FREE to attend but spaces are limited for each talk so book fast to avoid disappointment. Call 020 8704 5998 or email admin@physio4life.co.uk Free sports talks happening on the day covering the following topics: Exercise and nutrition interventions to aid fat loss Bike fitting and physiotherapy Running techniques and orthotics Hydration strategies Services available on the day: FREE physio consultations FREE body ...