TriTalk.co.uk News Feed http://www.tritalk.co.uk/ TriTalk Aggregated News Feed Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:03:19 +0100 en-us Polar V800 Review: Pro Tested http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65969&follow=http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32730/f/510578/p/1/s/580c9423/l/0L0Striradar0N0Cgear0Cpolar0Ev80A0A0Ereview0Epro0Etested0C/story01.htm TriRadar Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:47:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65969&follow=http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32730/f/510578/p/1/s/580c9423/l/0L0Striradar0N0Cgear0Cpolar0Ev80A0A0Ereview0Epro0Etested0C/story01.htm The Polar V800 GPS heart-rate monitor training watch is reviewed by pro triathlete Courtney Atkinson Challenge Almere-Amsterdam launches App http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65967&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/challenge_almere_amsterdam_launches_app Triathlon.org Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:39:33 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65967&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/challenge_almere_amsterdam_launches_app Obtaining information about the Challenge Almere-Amsterdam is much easier now with the newly launched application Challenge Almere-Amsterdam. The application contains information about, amongst others, the program of the Challenge Almere-Amsterdam weekend, the various tracks and races, competing top athletes, and news items. Athletes can also enter via the app, and spectators will find information about how to reach the various hotspots to watch their favorite athlete perform. The Challenge Almere-Amsterdam is held from 12 through 14 September 2014 in Almere, the Netherlands. The app Challenge Almere-Amsterdam is available ... FERRER HOTELS and POWERMAN announce sponsorship agreement http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65966&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13104.html Tri247.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:15:17 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65966&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13104.html Ferrer Hotels and Powerman have reached a long-term sponsorship agreement, it was announced today. Multi-year deal includes cross-marketing activities and multiple synergies between both brands. Miguel Vidal, General Director of Ferrer Hotels: "Thanks to a new partnership with Powerman Duathlon, Ferrer Hotels continues its ambitious upgrade as a sport destination in Mallorca for 2015 and beyond. We're delighted that Powerman Duathlon has proposed matching its vision together with the Ferrer Hotels direction of becoming highly recognized sport and active destination for Duathletes of all over ... Weekend preview: August 02-03 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65965&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13094.html Tri247.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:45:18 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65965&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13094.html ITU World Triathlon Series London: DONE. The World Cup (wozzat? ...): DONE. Commonweath Games (well done!): DONE. Ironman UK: DONE. Outlaw: DONE. July: DONE. You might just think we are running out of things to do by August but you would be wrong. To kick the month off the have the monster that is The London Triathlon spanning its two days of racing around Docklands plus the Elite excursion to Westminster on Sunday. As the biggest triathlon event in the World - or it was the ... Penny Comins: covered in cloud... http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65964&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13102.html Tri247.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:15:27 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65964&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13102.html Penny Comins reports from her Thursday in Eidfjord - just two days before she takes on the infamous Norseman (www.nxtri.com). She was 'nervous in Norway' yesterday, and not too much has changed today! I haven't seen the sky today. The mountains surrounding Eidfjord have been hiding in the cloud all day creating a vacuum below. Feeling trapped here reflects my tense mood leading in to this race. Much like the mountains I want to break free of the cloud and get this race ... CGI to sell Velo and TriRock brands http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65963&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/CGI_to_sell_Velo_and_TriRock_brands_4497.html Slowtwitch Fri, 01 Aug 2014 08:00:28 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65963&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/CGI_to_sell_Velo_and_TriRock_brands_4497.html Competitor Group announced the goal to become the world's greatest running company and is exploring opportunities for the Velo, VeloPress and TriRock brands. The BH Aero of Eneko Llanos http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65962&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Tri_Bike_by_brand/BH/The_BH_Aero_of_Eneko_Llanos_4496.html Slowtwitch Fri, 01 Aug 2014 08:00:28 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65962&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Tri_Bike_by_brand/BH/The_BH_Aero_of_Eneko_Llanos_4496.html We checked out the race bike of Eneko Llanos last year in March, but the fast Spaniard has changed many components on his BH Aero, and we took a closer look. SportieDoc breaks through http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65961&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/SportieDoc_breaks_through__4495.html Slowtwitch Fri, 01 Aug 2014 08:00:28 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65961&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/SportieDoc_breaks_through__4495.html Dr. Tamsin Lewis, a physician with deep knowledge of neuroscience, psychiatry, eating disorders, athletic fatigue, nutrition and heart damage in endurance sports, just won her first Ironman. ITU Hall of Fame nominees announced http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65960&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13103.html Tri247.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:45:18 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65960&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13103.html The International Triathlon Union is pleased to announce the nominees for its first-ever ITU Hall of Fame. "The sport of triathlon has been blessed with athletes pushing the limits of sport since the very first World Championships in Avignon 25 years ago," said ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado. "We look forward to honouring and celebrating their accomplishments, alongside those that have built the sport into what it has become today." A total of 25 individuals have been shortlisted for the first ... Timo Bracht joins British coaching duo http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65959&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13101.html Tri247.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:15:20 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65959&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13101.html Challenge Roth winner picks his new cycling coaches who take him to victory. Team Power Horse Triathlete Timo Bracht who won Challenge Roth on the 20th of July, eight time Ironman Champion and twice winner of Ironman European Championship, has chosen British duo Matt Bottrill (British Time Trial Silver Medalist), and Bob Tobin (Power training expert and MD of Cyclepowermeters Limited), as his new cycling coaches. The winner of multiple Ironman titles with a personal best of 7:56:00, Bracht wants to improve the bike split in ... Gallery: Vitoria Triathlon http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65958&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13100.html Tri247.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:45:18 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65958&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13100.html CLICK THE 'LAUNCH IMAGE GALLERY' LINK ABOVE TO VIEW In recent months we've been taking a visual look at a range of European Middle and Long Distance Triathlons courtesy of the fine lens of photographer Jose Luis Hourcade (www.joseluishourcade.com). 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COMPRESSPORT® provides the first shirt whose interactive ON/OFF fibers breathe with you. Its 42,000 breathing alveoli open and let in the air you need to perform. Your breathing then becomes regulated ... Emma Pooley takes Silver in Glasgow http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65952&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13099.html Tri247.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:00:18 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65952&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13099.html Great Britain's 2008 Olympic Silver and 2010 World Championship Gold Medal winner Emma Pooley today took Silver in the Women's Individual Time Trial at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Pooley will retire from professional road cycling after the road race on Sunday. It won't be time for 'feet up' just yet though, as Pooley plans to continue to race in triathlon and running. Pooley of course is no stranger to triathlon - or the pages of Tri247. We interviewed her last year, and Emma has been mixing triathlon (... Team France vs Team GB showdown set for Chteau de Chantilly Triathlon http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65951&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5242 Beyond Going Long Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:50:16 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65951&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5242 Record number of triathletes expected Set over the Bank Holiday weekend of the 23rd and 24th August, it is the fifth stop on the Castle Triathlon Series in 2014 as over 1,700 triathletes are expected to descend on the spectacular and historic French town of Chantilly, for a weekend of exciting action including an elite Neil Thompson gets 'The Call'... http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65950&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13089.html Tri247.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:45:17 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65950&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13089.html The British Triathlon Championships, Tri Liverpool (www.triliverpool.com), takes place next weekend, 10th August, based at the Echo Arena. While there Championship titles will be the goal for some, the event is open to athletes of all abilities and standards, including first timers. We thought we'd make Liverpool a goal for a novice to the sport, and so we called Neil Thompson. Here is his first update. "The Call" Some people can remember what they were doing when Kennedy was shot in 63 ... Volunteers sought for Tri Liverpool http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65949&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13098.html Tri247.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:30:19 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65949&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13098.html One on the highlights of the UK triathlon year, Tri Liverpool (www.triliverpool.com)- the British Triathlon Championships - takes place next weekend, Sunday 10th August 2014. In order for events of such size and complexity to take place, the much valued input of volunteers is required, and the organisers are seeking your help to make this a great event once again. Volunteers will be needed Saturday, 9th August and Sunday, 10th August – our focus is the Sunday, as this is the busy race day. ... Karl Alexander: 8th at The Outlaw http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65948&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13097.html Tri247.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:30:18 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65948&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13097.html A little over one month ago I raced the Outlaw Half Triathlon as preparation for the full distance Outlaw also held at The National Water Sports Centre at Holme Pierrepont. Coming into the event I had been featured in the ‘Meet the Outlaws' piece on this very website and I definitely felt some additional pressure. My training and taper also took a hit as returned to full-time work four weeks previously. That said, coming into the event I felt relaxed and strong. The registration and ... Penny Comins: Nervous in Norway http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65947&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13096.html Tri247.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:15:17 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65947&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13096.html While Kona may be the ultimate goal, I think you'll forgive Penny Comins for having that as the last thing on her mind right now. 'Dig Me' beach will come certainly in October, but right now, everything is focussed on the small task of conquering the Norseman this weekend. "Nervous in Norway" just about sums it up. This is her first update from the weekend, having a chance to reflect on what lies ahead and the people that inspire her while relaxing on ... Outlaw Triathlon in Nottingham http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65946&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Outlaw_Triathlon_in_Nottingham_4494.html Slowtwitch Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:00:29 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65946&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Outlaw_Triathlon_in_Nottingham_4494.html This past weekend the 2014 Outlaw Triathlon took place in Nottingham, UK and here is a nice selection of images from this full distance race. The speedy Sebastian Kienle http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65945&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/The_speedy_Sebastian_Kienle__4493.html Slowtwitch Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:00:29 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=65945&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/The_speedy_Sebastian_Kienle__4493.html 70.3 World Champion Sebastian Kienle recently won the Ironman European Championships in Frankfurt and now he is getting ready for the crazy season. 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