TriTalk.co.uk News Feed http://www.tritalk.co.uk/ TriTalk Aggregated News Feed Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:45:01 +0100 en-us GB success at British Triathlon U20's Festival http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66214&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13177.html Tri247.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:30:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66214&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13177.html British triathletes dominated the 2014 Nottingham ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup with four podium performances out of six in an action packed day of triathlon racing at the British Triathlon U20s Festival. The National Water Sports Centre welcomed many of Europe's finest triathletes to the iconic venue; and it was the Europeans who won both the men and women's races with Great Britain celebrating second and third place spots on the podium in each race.. In the women's ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup, it was ... We Noticed: Airwheel, fi'zi:k ... http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66213&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/We_Noticed_Airwheel_fi_zi_k_..._4538.html Slowtwitch Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:00:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66213&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/We_Noticed_Airwheel_fi_zi_k_..._4538.html This week in What We Have Noticed: an incredible sprint finish in Europe, the unique Airwheel, David Millar's custom fi'zi:k shoes, a delicious Ally's Bar and more. Cupcakes with Rachel Joyce http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66212&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Cupcakes_with_Rachel_Joyce_4537.html Slowtwitch Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:00:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66212&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Cupcakes_with_Rachel_Joyce_4537.html The current issue of Cupcakes with Cal features Callum Millward interviewing Brit Rachel Joyce about career choices, Kona, budgie smugglers and more. Weekend preview: August 22-25 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66206&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13172.html Tri247.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:15:02 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66206&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13172.html If the Late Summer Bank Holiday seems a bit early this year it's just one of those tricks of the calendar: the Bank Holiday has to be the last Monday of the month and this year it's the earliest it can be. And, for some, it's not just a three-day weekend either as the racing actually begins on Friday with the Inter Regional Championships at Nottingham together with the ETU Junior European Cup and the British Triathlon Under 20's Festival. Held for the first time ... Nottingham ready for triathlon takeover http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66204&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13176.html Tri247.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:00:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66204&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13176.html The British Triathlon U20's Festival takes place on Friday 22 August at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham as the city gears up for a triathlon take-over with the iconic Triathlon England – National Club Relay Championships following on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 August. The Festival on Friday incorporates the 2014 Nottingham ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup, which will see many of Europe's top junior athletes deliver their final performance before the ITU World Championships in Edmonton the following week. The race also hosts the finale to ... Dijkstra Gold, Rainsley Silver in Nanjing http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66202&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13175.html Tri247.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:45:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66202&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13175.html Great Britain's Ben Dijkstra made it double gold (after winning the individual race on Monday), while Sian Rainsley took a silver (after finishing eighth in the individual) today in Nanjing, China at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games when representing their Europe teams in the Mixed Relay Triathlon event, Just ahead of the Mixed Relay event at Xuanwu Lake on Thursday, Team Europe 1 of Germany's Kristin Ranwig, Denmark's Emil Deleuran Hansen, France's Emilie Morier and Great Britain's Ben Dijkstra had chalked each others arms with the flags ... Challenge Bahrain announces Pro line up http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66199&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13174.html Tri247.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:00:02 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66199&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13174.html Jodie Stimpson to race Challenge Bahrain While Stockholm this will weekend followed by the Edmonton Grand Final next weekend will be the focus currently, the announcement of the inaugural Challenge Bahrain (www.challenge-bahrain.com.bh) professional field for the 6th December event will include Great Britain's Jodie Stimpson racing of the half-iron distance for the first time. Announced in May, Challenge Bahrain features a headline grabbing $500,000 prize purse with a $100,000 first prize. In addition to Stimpson, British pro's signed up include Tim Don, Rachel Joyce, ... Up close and personal with Riivo http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66198&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Up_close_and_personal_with_Riivo_4536.html Slowtwitch Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:00:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66198&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Up_close_and_personal_with_Riivo_4536.html We joined Balazs Csoke in Willis, TX as he worked with Brad Harper of Riivo to have his own pair of custom cycling shoes fitted and crafted. Team Europe 1 are the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games Mixed Relay Champions http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66195&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/nanjing_2014_youth_olympic_games_mixed_relay_review Triathlon.org Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:05:26 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66195&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/nanjing_2014_youth_olympic_games_mixed_relay_review Just ahead of the Mixed Relay event at Xuanwu Lake on Thursday, Team Europe 1 of Germanys Kristin Ranwig, Denmarks Emil Deleuran Hansen, Frances Emilie Morier and Great Britains Ben Dijkstra had chalked each others arms with the flags of their respective National Olympic Committees. Just over an hour later, that team spirit had helped catapult them to the top of the Youth Olympic Games podium in one of the most unique triathlon events. With just one athlete per NOC competing in Nanjing, continental teams were ... Watch WTS Stockholm on the BBC Red Button http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66194&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13173.html Tri247.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:15:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66194&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13173.html Adding to highlights of Tri Liverpool (Channel 4, Saturday morning at 7am) and The Outlaw (Channel 4, Sunday morning at 7.05am), you can also watch live coverage of the ITU World Triathlon Series Stockholm on the BBC Red Button. This Saturday sees the return of the ITU World Triathlon Series after a six week mid-season break, as the athletes take on the Sprint distance course in Stockholm, Sweden. You can read our pre-race preview HERE. The race will be televised live in the UK on the BBC ... Sandman Triathlon sells out again http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66192&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13171.html Tri247.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:00:02 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66192&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13171.html Event organisers, Always Aim High Events, have today announced that their Sandman Triathlon has sold out for the second year running. The triathlon, which takes place on Sunday 21st September 2014 and is powered by Suunto, has grown by almost a third since the 2013 race. The 2014 Sandman will now welcome 850 triathletes to the gorgeous Newborough Forest on Anglesey – a place that was recently voted the most beautiful triathlon location in the UK. Event planner and Always Aim High Events Director, Nigel Kendrick, is delighted with the ... XTERRA England preview http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66189&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13169.html Tri247.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:00:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66189&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13169.html Last chance to enter XTERRA England Triathlon 2014 Online entries close Wednesday 20th August at 8pm The XTERRA England Triathlon, taking place in Cranleigh, Surrey on Sunday 24th August, is one of the most exciting events on the calendar and your chance to enter for this year is running out. Online entries close Wednesday 20th August at 8pm and the race is close to filling up. This is an exciting end-of-season opportunity to experience the off-road worldwide phenomenon that is the XTERRA triathlon series for yourself. ... Bike course for 70.3 Staffordshire http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66188&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13170.html Tri247.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:30:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66188&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13170.html Bike course announced for IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire has released the bike course for the newest IRONMAN 70.3 event in the UK ahead of entries opening next week. The 56 mile single-circuit course will link the swim at Chasewater Country Park with Shugborough Hall Estate, which hosts the run and finish line. The route, for this inaugural event on 14th June 2015, takes in the picturesque Staffordshire scenery around Kings Bromley, Draycott in the Clay, Blithfield Reservoir, Rugeley and Cannock Chase. It will be one of the fastest, ... Bike course for 70.3 Staffordshire announced http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66187&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13170.html Tri247.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:15:02 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66187&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13170.html IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire has released the bike course for the newest IRONMAN 70.3 event in the UK ahead of entries opening next week. The 56 mile single-circuit course will link the swim at Chasewater Country Park with Shugborough Hall Estate, which hosts the run and finish line. The route, for this inaugural event on 14th June 2015, takes in the picturesque Staffordshire scenery around Kings Bromley, Draycott in the Clay, Blithfield Reservoir, Rugeley and Cannock Chase. It will be one of the fastest, flattest courses on the IRONMAN European ... Brendan Sexton: chasing legends http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66186&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13168.html Tri247.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:45:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66186&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13168.html Australian Brendan Sexton (www.brendansexton.com.au) is no stranger to racing on British soil, and has been a regular feature of the British Triathlon Super Series over the past five years. A winner at the British Triathlon Championships Liverpool in 2013, Brendon was back in the city recently and hoping to defend that title at Tri Liverpool recently - as we now know, Hurricane Bertha ended those ambitions... In Liverpool I chatted to Brendan about the emerging young talent in Australian men's triathlon, striving to ... Outlaw Triathlon on TV: Sunday 24th August http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66185&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13164.html Tri247.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:45:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66185&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13164.html Outlaw Triathlon - Channel 4, Sunday 24th August 2014 - 7.05am Presented by Kevin Harris and Charlie Webster Nottingham is the venue for this popular long distance triathlon. Over 1000 athletes add to the city’s famous sporting heritage as they attempt to finish the course within 17 hours and earn the title of “Outlaws”. With a 2.4 mile swim at the National Watersports Centre, a 112 mile bike in the Nottinghamshire countryside and finishing off with a 26.2 mile run this is amongst the world's toughest one day endurance events. Fraser Cartmell completes Team GB at the Chteau de Chantilly Triathlon http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66182&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5267 Beyond Going Long Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:05:47 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66182&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5267 Pro Ironman triathlete and the reigning Scottish champion, Fraser Cartmell, has filled the final spot for Team GB in the annual triathlon challenge issued to Team France, set for the bank-holiday triathlon treat that is the Chateau de Chantilly Triathlon (23rd and 24th August 2014). Whilst the Chteau de Chantilly Triathlon, part of the Castle Babbitt chats with Dan Empfield http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66181&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Babbitt_chats_with_Dan_Empfield__4535.html Slowtwitch Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:00:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66181&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Babbitt_chats_with_Dan_Empfield__4535.html Bob Babbitt now has a space called Babbittville and he reached out to our publisher Dan Empfield to talk about the good old days of triathlon and more. Mixed Relay with a twist at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66178&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/mixed_relay_with_a_twist_at_nanjing_2014_youth_olympic_games Triathlon.org Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:55:24 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66178&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/mixed_relay_with_a_twist_at_nanjing_2014_youth_olympic_games Its Mixed Relay with a different twist at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics on Thursday August 21. With just one competitor for each NOC, the Mixed Relay teams are instead based on continents. Teams from the Americas, Oceania, Europe, Asia and Africa have been formed based on the rankings after the individual races earlier this week. The first team selected for Europe includes three individual triathlon medallists, led by gold medallist Ben Dijkstra (Great Britain), bronze medallist Emile Dereluan Hansen (Denmark), bronze medallist Emilie Morier (France) and ... WTS Stockholm preview: expect fireworks http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66177&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13167.html Tri247.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:30:02 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66177&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13167.html After a break of six weeks since Hamburg, the ITU World Triathlon Series returns this weekend to Stockholm. The Elite races take place on Saturday afternoon (Men 12:46 local time, Women 14:51 local time), and the distance reverts back to Sprint this year, following the Standard distance edition of 2013. With just seven days (Elite Women) and eight days (Elite Men), to the ITU Grand Final across the Atlantic in Edmonton, Canada, it would be no surprise if many of the top athletes had chosen to miss Stockholm ... The Archway House Harborough Triathlon http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66172&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13159.html Tri247.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:00:18 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66172&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13159.html Racetime Events of Leicestershire are proud to announce a new event in their racing calendar. Market Harborough has a strong sporting tradition but hasn't had an event of its own for many years. The Archway House Harborough Triathlon will be held on 7th September from 2pm onwards and is trying hard to attract new athletes to the sport. The event is offering a range of distances including a Sprint and a 'Try-a-Tri' and both distances are also available as relay options. With this range of ... Phil Mosley: next stop Weymouth http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66171&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13166.html Tri247.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:45:17 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66171&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13166.html #MyChallengeUK – Phil Mosley Phil Mosley, GBR Professional athlete will be taking part in Challenge Weymouth (www.challengeweymouth.com) on September 14th. The inaugural event takes place on the stunning Jurassic coastline, providing a superb backdrop steeped in history, for what looks set to be a stacked field of international professional athletes. We spoke to Phil after his very impressive second place finish at the Outlaw, his very first iron-distance race. After a troubled injury season in 2013 due to a bike incident, Phil is clearly in ... Top guns ready to fire in Stockholm http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66169&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/stockholm_mens_preview Triathlon.org Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:10:35 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66169&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/stockholm_mens_preview Watch the races live here: https://triathlonlive.tv/ Find the mens international start times here. In a final hunt for World Triathlon Series points ahead of the Edmonton Grand Final, the mens race is set to be a serious battle with all the heavyweights throwing their punch behind Stockholm. Top-ranked athletes Javier Gomez Noya (ESP), Jonathan Brownlee (GBR), Mario Mola (ESP), and Richard Murray (RSA) will all line up making Stockholm one race you wont want to miss. As the WTS Threadneedle rankings are configured ... Precious points up for grabs in Stockholm http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66168&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/stockholm_womens_preview Triathlon.org Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:07:08 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66168&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/stockholm_womens_preview Watch the races live here: https://triathlonlive.tv/ Find the womens international start times here. The World Triathlon Series will be staged in Stockholm for a third time this Saturday, with the Swedish capital again featuring a sprint course just one week ahead of the Edmonton Grand Final. As the last place to collect precious Threadneedle Ranking points, it will all be put on the line this weekend. With major players like Gwen Jorgensen and Helen Jenkins out of Stockholm, the race should be Jodie ... Cartmell, Bartlett take British Middle Distance Champs http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66167&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13165.html Tri247.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:00:20 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66167&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13165.html The Aberfeldy Triathlon has been a part of triathlon racing in Scotland for many years now, and has always had great feedback from everyone who has raced there. On Sunday, Loch Tay Marina hosted the 2014 edition of the event, which this year provided the venue for both the British and Scottish Middle Distance Triathlon Championships - which in turn resulted in an entry of well over 600 athletes. Scotland's Fraser Cartmell won the event last year, and was the clear favourite to repeat that once again. ...