TriTalk.co.uk News Feed http://www.tritalk.co.uk/ TriTalk Aggregated News Feed Sat, 29 Nov 2014 04:10:38 +0000 en-us Pre race Challenge Laguna Phuket http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67074&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/Pre_race_Challenge_Laguna_Phuket__4766.html Slowtwitch Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:00:03 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67074&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/Pre_race_Challenge_Laguna_Phuket__4766.html The jewel of Thailand's southern coast welcomes the second edition of Challenge Laguna Phuket with a select field of pros who will be greeted by an elephant at the finish. Throwback Thursday: The stellar Miles Stewart http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67073&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/throwback_thursday_miles_stewart Triathlon.org Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:00:41 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67073&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/throwback_thursday_miles_stewart When Miles Stewart finished fourth in the first 1989 ITU World Championships in Avignon, France he was just 18. When he competed in his final ITU race in 2004, hed amassed a career resume with World Championship and World Cup wins, an Indoor Triathlon World Championship title in front of IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch, and a Commonwealth Games silver medal. He was in the Australian squad for a record 16 consecutive years. But not one achievement stands out, its all of them. I think if you ask me ... The Steve Hed I Knew http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67072&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Opinion/The_Steve_Hed_I_Knew_4765.html Slowtwitch Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:00:02 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67072&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Opinion/The_Steve_Hed_I_Knew_4765.html Steve Hed eagerly shared time with the geeks, the bicycle engineers, executives heading other brands; and a steady stream of pros. But it was the geeks and engineers he most loved. Industry Icon Steve Hed Passes http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67071&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Industry_Icon_Steve_Hed_Passes_4764.html Slowtwitch Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:00:02 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67071&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Industry_Icon_Steve_Hed_Passes_4764.html Steve Hed collapsed from unknown causes, and is dead at the age of 59. He was the manufacturing entrepreneur with the longest pedigree in the sport, his company the first-ever triathlon brand. Compex Puts Some Muscle Behind the 6th Annual Rappstar Charity Challenge http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67070&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/Compex_Puts_Some_Muscle_Behind_the_6th_Annual_Rappstar_Charity_Challenge_4763.html Slowtwitch Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:00:02 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67070&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/Compex_Puts_Some_Muscle_Behind_the_6th_Annual_Rappstar_Charity_Challenge_4763.html The next awesome prize up in the 6th Annual Rappstar Charity Challenge is the top-of-the-line Compex Sport Elite muscle stimulator. Simply put, it's the best training and recovery tool on the market. Get a chance to win one while making a difference with World Bicycle Relief Workout Wednesday with Alina Hanschke Busch http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67069&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/workout_wednesday_with_alina_hanschke_busch Triathlon.org Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:24:21 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67069&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/workout_wednesday_with_alina_hanschke_busch This week we return Workout Wednesday with some of the top age group athletes at the 2014 Edmonton Grand Final. Mexicos Alina Hanschke Busch, who traded in her 13th place finish from 2013 to silver this year in the womens 30-34 standard distance race, shares some of her favourite workouts and tips for conquering triathlon. Name:  Alina Hanschke Busch Country:  Mxico Age group:  30-34 Standard Profession:  Director and Sport Nutritionist from Alina NutriSport How did you get involved in triathlon? My Brother Lars Hanschke, the motivation of ... We Noticed: Kask, TrainingMask... http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67068&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/We_Noticed_Kask_TrainingMask..._4762.html Slowtwitch Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:00:02 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67068&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/We_Noticed_Kask_TrainingMask..._4762.html This week we are thankful to have noticed the Kask Infinity helmet, the TrainingMask, the 3T Illumina line, the Fontus water system, MOs and gators and more. The gift or burden of a manager http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67066&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Opinion/The_gift_or_burden_of_a_manager_4761.html Slowtwitch Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00:03 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67066&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Opinion/The_gift_or_burden_of_a_manager_4761.html Some Pros manage themselves while many use an agent or manager to sort through the business end so they can focus on racing and training. But what makes an agent an asset? Best of 2014: Vidal on the road to recovery http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67065&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/best_of_2014_vidal_on_the_road_to_recovery Triathlon.org Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:39:40 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67065&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/best_of_2014_vidal_on_the_road_to_recovery Just ahead of Cape Towns debut on the World Triathlon Series calendar this year, the triathlon community learned that one of its most heralded athletes, Laurent Vidal, was life flighted to a hospital in France after his heart stopped working during a swim practice. The emergency was certainly the low point of the year, with everyone praying and wishing him well in such a dire circumstance. So then when news emerged that Vidal had woken after several days in a coma, the triathlon family around ... British Elite Duathlon Champs return to Rockingham http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67064&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13483.html Tri247.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:00:04 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67064&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13483.html Good news (in our eyes at least), that the 2015 British Elite Duathlon Championshipshas been confirmed as returning to Rockingham Circuit in Corby, Northamptonshire on Sunday 29 March 2015. The 2014 event was a great success (see our reports here: Senior/Junior, Youth, Para), at a venue which provides great facilities, super smooth road surfaces, panoramic viewing and easy access. As I said after last year's event: "I very much hope this (and possibly other?) events return to Corby in future years. A great find British Triathlon." ... Tim Heming on Tri St Lucia http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67063&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13482.html Tri247.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:00:03 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67063&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13482.html If you want to end the 2014 triathlon season in majestic surroundings, then choosing Tri St Lucia in the Caribbean is a pretty good choice. Tim Heming was up to the challenge (?!) of a few days in paradise, and reports back here for us both on the race, and the overall event from his perspective. Tri St Lucia 2014 The Martinicans have landed – and abducted nearly all the honours at the second Tri St Lucia on Saturday. In fact, the only winner in the adult races not ... Edwards wins Laguna Phuket Triathlon http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67062&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13481.html Tri247.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:00:04 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67062&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13481.html Sunday saw the 21st edition of the Laguna Phuket Triathlon, also known as the 'race of legends'. It also saw a British winner, as Parys Edwards took her first win as a professional. Edwards gave up more than five minutes in the water to Belinda Granger (AUS) and Katja Rabe (GER), before using the bike leg to gain back three and a half minutes of that deficit. Once on to the run however she soon closed the gaps ahead and hit the front to come ... Photo competition: Yokohama http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67061&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/photo_competition_yokohama Triathlon.org Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:31:09 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67061&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/photo_competition_yokohama Yokohama was filled with thrills and spills this year, changing up both the rankings and the usual order on the podium. In the elite womens race, a nasty spill saw then-Threadneedle leader Jodie Stimpson struggle on the run, with the race looking like Gwen Jorgensens to take after the bike leg failed to split the field. Starting from T2 with the leaders for the first time this year, she duly saluted, scorching off to her first of five WTS wins this year. The mens race ... Tri training with altitude http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67059&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13480.html Tri247.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:00:04 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67059&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13480.html BlackRock Ski Lodge has just unveiled its line-up of tri training with altitude for 2015. The Chamonix sports chalet has expanded its range of camps for 2015 and will once again be working with some of the UK's best coaches and athletes. Now confirmed are: Ironman distance camp 23-30 May; Ironman distance camp 27 June to 4 July; 4-11 July Olympic and middle distance camp and Mont Blanc Triathlon Improvers Camp 16-23 August. MyProCoach and professional athlete Phil Mosley will kick the training season off with an Ironman distance ... A tie at Laguna Phuket http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67057&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/A_tie_at_Laguna_Phuket_4760.html Slowtwitch Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:05 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67057&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/A_tie_at_Laguna_Phuket_4760.html Italians Massimo Casadei and Alberto Casadei decided it was too darn hot to race to the finish and finished together as Laguna Phuket Triathlon dual winners; Parys Edwards won the women's title. Weekend roundup: November 22-23 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67055&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13479.html Tri247.com Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:00:03 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67055&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13479.html For lovers of mud, rain and generally utterly miserable conditions that was a belter of a weekend! Whatever it was that we did to upset the weather gods it must have been bad... But, for the off-road brigade it was ideal with the rain helping to rinse off the spatter. First of the weekend's outings into the bits of countryside that the Army spends its time blowing chunks out of was at Ash Ranges for WildMan. Dafydd Hollis lost a bit of time on the ... Michellie Jones Backs Rappstar's 6th Annual World Bicycle Relief Charity Challenge http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67054&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/Michellie_Jones_Backs_Rappstar_s_6th_Annual_World_Bicycle_Relief_Charity_Challenge__4759.html Slowtwitch Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:00:05 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67054&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/Michellie_Jones_Backs_Rappstar_s_6th_Annual_World_Bicycle_Relief_Charity_Challenge__4759.html The legendary Michellie Jones talks about her continued support of World Bicycle Relief, where she's been a great supporter of both the organization on its own and Jordan Rapp's annual fundraiser. 2015 Men Of Triathlon calendar http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67053&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/2015_Men_Of_Triathlon_calendar_4758.html Slowtwitch Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:00:05 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67053&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/2015_Men_Of_Triathlon_calendar_4758.html You have been waiting for it all year and you can now pre-order the 2015 Men Of Triathlon calendar, and best of all - you could actually be in it too. Random AG Glenn Cook http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67052&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Random_AG_Glenn_Cook_4757.html Slowtwitch Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:00:05 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67052&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Random_AG_Glenn_Cook_4757.html We bumped into Glenn Cook at an event with Hunter Kemper and Glenn was a super chatty Cathy. But it all changed when the spotlight of an interview was on him. Photo Competition: Week 2 results http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67046&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/photo_competition_week_2_results Triathlon.org Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:41:04 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67046&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/photo_competition_week_2_results With so many beautiful photos to choose from, a number of pictures received high percentages of votes. But there was one clear winner, which went to a moment frozen in flight. Suspended parallel over the chilly water perpendicular to majestic Lions Head Mountain rolling and soaring in the background, its hard to argue that this photo was the best of the bunch. This weeks runner up was a tight battle between three photos, but in the end the mixture of mountains, ocean and elite competition ... Weekend preview: November 22-23 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67044&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13477.html Tri247.com Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:45:04 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67044&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13477.html There's just one international race on our radar this weekend and that's the St Lucia Triathlon. Imagine that: basking in the sunshine, enjoying a pleasant stroll along the beach, doing a triathlon ... And if you see some very familiar faces out there don't be surprised, Daley Thompson has been involved with the event since its inception and you'll see a lot of the John Lunt crew out there as well. We'll also have a report coming in from the event too... Back in the UK ... Even more 2014 IMAZ Pro images http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67043&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Even_more_2014_IMAZ_Pro_images_4756.html Slowtwitch Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:00:07 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67043&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Even_more_2014_IMAZ_Pro_images_4756.html Slowtwitch.com also had Kerry Yndestad on the ground in Tempe and here are his fine colorful impressions from the 2014 Ironman Arizona Pro race. Paul Davies: highs and lows of 2014 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67042&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13476.html Tri247.com Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:15:09 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67042&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13476.html Paul Davies has for several years now been a leading athlete and event organiser / promotor of the off-road discipline of the sport in the UK. 2014 has proven to be a very tough and challenging year for him however, as having started the year firing an all cyclinders... he then found himself having to have major surgery, being on crutches, and starting his recovery by climbing on to his turbo via a step ladder! In this review of his year he explains how he went from ... Throwback Thursday: The smashing Karen Smyers http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67041&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/throwback_thursday_the_smashing_karen_smyers Triathlon.org Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:02:06 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67041&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/throwback_thursday_the_smashing_karen_smyers By Grady Sports Media By competing in races across the world, earning a spot in both the ITU and USA Triathlon Hall of Fame, coaching a new generation of athletes, and being named by Sports Illustrated as the triathlete most likely to be eaten by a shark at the Sydney Olympics, Karen Smyers has experienced the ups and downs of being a professional triathlete. By battling cancer and other life-threatening injuries, becoming a mother of two children, and trying to stay competitive, Smyers has also ... Dream Team Founder - Ron Isles http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67040&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13471.html Tri247.com Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:30:05 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67040&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13471.html Following up on yeterday's piece on the 20th anniversary of Dream Team Television (www.dreamteamtelevision.co.uk), we wanted to find out more from founder Ron Isles about the past 20 years, how events and technology have changed, favourite events and performances he has witnessed, unusual events... and things that have gone wrong! A big thanks to Ron, and everyone at Dream Team Television from us at Tri247 for their work in helping to bring the sport of triathlon to public awareness. Best wishes for the ...