TriTalk.co.uk News Feed http://www.tritalk.co.uk/ TriTalk Aggregated News Feed Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:29:52 +0000 en-us 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 ... Ironman 70.3 UK is sold out http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67039&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13478.html Tri247.com Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:15:04 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67039&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13478.html General entries for IRONMAN 70.3 UK have not only sold out in a record time of seven weeks but also seen a 35% increase in female participation. The appeal for racing IRONMAN continues to attract an increasing number of athletes inspired to test themselves in this ultimate swim, bike, run challenge.  Demand for entry into IRONMAN 70.3 UK, arguably of the toughest 70.3’s on the IRONMAN calendar, has never been higher and entry statistics are proving that female athletes are also seeking such a challenge. One of the ... Up close with Brent McMahon http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67038&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Up_close_with_Brent_McMahon_4755.html Slowtwitch Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:00:05 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67038&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Up_close_with_Brent_McMahon_4755.html Brent McMahon did his first Ironman in Arizona and made it a memorable one with a sub-8 hour time and fine win. He chatted with us about a variety of topics. Ironman Arizona 2014 AG images http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67037&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Ironman_Arizona_2014_AG_images_4754.html Slowtwitch Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:00:05 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67037&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Ironman_Arizona_2014_AG_images_4754.html 2731 athletes started the 2014 Ironman Arizona and most of them were age group athletes. Here are images of these hardened souls who spent up to 17 hours on course. Rappstar's 6th Annual World Bicycle Relief Charity Challenge - Silca SuperPista http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67036&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/Rappstar_s_6th_Annual_World_Bicycle_Relief_Charity_Challenge_-_Silca_SuperPista_4753.html Slowtwitch Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:00:05 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67036&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/Rappstar_s_6th_Annual_World_Bicycle_Relief_Charity_Challenge_-_Silca_SuperPista_4753.html Josh Poertner & the team at Silca talk about supporting this years fundraiser with their beautiful SuperPista pump & Hiro chuck. Dream Team Founder, Ron Isles http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67034&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13471.html Tri247.com Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:00:05 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67034&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 ... 2015 ITU World Paratriathlon Events revealed http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67032&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13475.html Tri247.com Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:30:05 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67032&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13475.html ITU has recently confirmed several dates on the 2015 Paratriathlon calendar. In the coming season, the calendar will feature ITU World Paratriathlon Events on every continent in the preparation for Paratriathlon's debut in the 2016 Paralympic Games. Confirmed ITU World Paratriathlon Events: 2015 East London ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (RSA): 1 March 2015 Sunshine Coast ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (AUS): 13 March 2015 Madrid ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (ESP): 10 May 2015 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (JPN): 16 May 2015 London ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (GBR): 30 May 2015 Besançon ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (FRA): 7 June 2015 ... Hitting the Jackpot... http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67031&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13468.html Tri247.com Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:15:04 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67031&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13468.html This time last year a new triathlon racing team was conceived over a few pints in a Yorkshire pub. The team was to be called Jackpot Racing (www.jackpot-racing.com) and its raison d'être was to be a team for triathletes who wanted to “compete rather than complete”. Those who keep an eye on national and local results, or who have noticed the striking blue, black & white kit, will know that those plans turned into a rather-successful reality during 2014. With the addition of ... The very fine day of Dan Benjamin http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67029&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/The_very_fine_day_of_Dan_Benjamin_4752.html Slowtwitch Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:00:05 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67029&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/The_very_fine_day_of_Dan_Benjamin_4752.html Dan Benjamin raced Ironman Arizona and made two volunteers happy with a kind gesture, and despite an encounter with an elbow he considers his day to have been epic. 11 MOs of Triathlon updated http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67028&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/11_MOs_of_Triathlon_updated_4751.html Slowtwitch Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:00:05 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67028&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/11_MOs_of_Triathlon_updated_4751.html We announced the top 11 Men of Triathlon Movember fundraisers last week, and much has changed since then. Here now is who is currently leading the charge. The Challenge Bahrain Pro field http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67027&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/The_Challenge_Bahrain_Pro_field_4750.html Slowtwitch Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:00:05 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67027&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/The_Challenge_Bahrain_Pro_field_4750.html The inaugural Challenge Bahrain is almost upon us and the announced field is very impressive and will make it an exciting race for the $500,000 purse. A training camp: what to expect http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67026&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13436.html Tri247.com Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:00:04 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67026&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13436.html Ever wondered what to expect from a training camp? Sometimes it may not be what you think! Simon Willis gives us his thoughts and views on the Sportstest Spring Training Camp, hosted by Train in Spain (www.traininspain.net). Looking back, I feel somewhat stupid. I booked a place on a cycle training camp with Train In Spain and, only as departure date drew close, did I realise I had little idea of what I'd do during the week. Other than ride my bike, of ... 20 years of Dream Team Televison http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67025&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13470.html Tri247.com Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:00:04 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67025&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13470.html Last month we brought you a 'blast from the past' in the form of the TV coverage from the 2002 Half Ironman UK in Llanberis. The event represented the first triathlon production from Dream Team Television (www.dreamteamtelevision.co.uk), who are celebrating their 20th year of covering endurance and adventure sports. Since that first triathlon event, Dream Team have produced countless TV programmes over the years, and chances are that if you have watched coverage on Channel 4 (and indeed many other channels), it was probably ... 2015 ITU World Paratriathlon Events revealed http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67024&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/2015_itu_world_paratriathlon_events_revealed Triathlon.org Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:38:24 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67024&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/2015_itu_world_paratriathlon_events_revealed ITU has recently confirmed several dates on the 2015 Paratriathlon calendar. In the coming season, the calendar will feature ITU World Paratriathlon Events on every continent in the preparation for Paratriathlons debut in the 2016 Paralympic Games. Confirmed ITU World Paratriathlon Events: 2015 East London ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (RSA): 1 March 2015 Sunshine Coast ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (AUS): 13 March 2015 Madrid ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (ESP): 10 May 2015 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (JPN): 16 May 2015 London ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (GBR): 30 May 2015 Besanon ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (FRA): 7 June 2015 Iseo ... This is a test http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67023&follow=http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32730/f/510578/p/1/s/7be9601f/l/0Ltriradar0Bcarcollective0O0Cgear0Cthis0Eis0Ea0Etest0C/story01.htm TriRadar Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:20:39 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67023&follow=http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32730/f/510578/p/1/s/7be9601f/l/0Ltriradar0Bcarcollective0O0Cgear0Cthis0Eis0Ea0Etest0C/story01.htm This is a test 7Oaks Triathlon 2015 - entry details http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67022&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13469.html Tri247.com Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:30:03 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67022&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13469.html 7Oaks Tri Club have confirmed that the popular 7Oaks Triathlon will next be held on Sunday 19th April 2015. The 7Oaks Triathlon starts with a 400m pool swim followed by a 25km hilly bike course and ends with an 8km run around the beautiful and undulating Knole Park. The race is organised by 7Oaks Tri Club who provide the many friendly marshals on the day. To quote one enthusiastic competitor from the 2013 race “One of the best, well organised races I have been to - I'll ... Ironman AZ 2014 Pro images http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67021&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Ironman_AZ_2014_Pro_images_4749.html Slowtwitch Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:00:06 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67021&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Ironman_AZ_2014_Pro_images_4749.html The 2014 Ironman Arizona saw some great performances and here now is a gallery from the Pro race by our shooter Eric Wynn. Sit back and enjoy.