TriTalk.co.uk News Feed http://www.tritalk.co.uk/ TriTalk Aggregated News Feed Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:51:34 +0000 en-us Best of 2014: YOG sprint finish http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67173&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/top_moments_of_2014_yog_sprint_finish Triathlon.org Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:16:52 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67173&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/top_moments_of_2014_yog_sprint_finish Triathlon at the Olympic Games delivered another nailbiting finish, as Great Britains Ben Dijkstra was crowned Youth Olympic Champion in a photo finish from New Zealands Daniel Hoy in Nanjing at the second summer Youth Olympic Games. After a 750m swim, 20km bike and 5km run on a wet, overcast day at Nanjings Xuanwu Lake, Dijkstra and Hoy battled it out down the blue carpet of the finishing chute right until the finishing tape. But it was Dijkstra who just reached there first, claiming gold ... Get better aerodynamics with increased flexibility http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67172&follow=http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32730/f/510578/p/1/s/609e52b6/l/0L0Striradar0N0Ctraining0Eadvice0Cget0Ebetter0Eaerodynamics0Ewith0Eincreased0Eflexibility0C0Dutm0Isource0Frss0Gutm0Imedium0Frss0Gutm0Icampaign0Fget0Ebetter0Eaerodynamics0Ewith0Eincreased0Ef TriRadar Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:05:18 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67172&follow=http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32730/f/510578/p/1/s/609e52b6/l/0L0Striradar0N0Ctraining0Eadvice0Cget0Ebetter0Eaerodynamics0Ewith0Eincreased0Eflexibility0C0Dutm0Isource0Frss0Gutm0Imedium0Frss0Gutm0Icampaign0Fget0Ebetter0Eaerodynamics0Ewith0Eincreased0Ef Flexibility can help you achieve more pedal power and better aerodynamics, says Morgan Lloyd. The optimal cycling position for triathlon is often described as a balance between sustainability and aerodynamics. Physiological components such as flexibility, strength and stability are vital, but are often overlooked in the search for a more aggressive riding position. Ignoring them […] Rideye Changes Lives with the 6th annual World Bicycle Relief Charity Challenge http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67171&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/World_Bicycle_Relief_Charity_Challenge/Rideye_Changes_Lives_with_the_6th_annual_World_Bicycle_Relief_Charity_Challenge_4801.html Slowtwitch Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:00:03 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67171&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/World_Bicycle_Relief_Charity_Challenge/Rideye_Changes_Lives_with_the_6th_annual_World_Bicycle_Relief_Charity_Challenge_4801.html Crash detection sensors. HD video. One month battery life. One touch operation. CNC machined. Fight back with Rideye. And change lives with World Bicycle Relief! How good is your running technique? http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67169&follow=http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32730/f/510578/p/1/s/63fba16a/l/0L0Striradar0N0Ctraining0Eadvice0Chow0Egood0Eis0Eyour0Erunning0Etechnique0C0Dutm0Isource0Frss0Gutm0Imedium0Frss0Gutm0Icampaign0Fhow0Egood0Eis0Eyour0Erunning0Etechnique/story01.htm TriRadar Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:54:33 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67169&follow=http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32730/f/510578/p/1/s/63fba16a/l/0L0Striradar0N0Ctraining0Eadvice0Chow0Egood0Eis0Eyour0Erunning0Etechnique0C0Dutm0Isource0Frss0Gutm0Imedium0Frss0Gutm0Icampaign0Fhow0Egood0Eis0Eyour0Erunning0Etechnique/story01.htm Knowing the difference between good and bad form makes all the difference, says Nadine Horn.   Inefficient running technique Head chasing The head is leaning forward (known as head-chasing). Posture is also bent forwards, away from the centre of gravity. This increases the forces on the muscles and joints, causing energy waste, tension and […] Photo Competition: Week 6 results http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67168&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/photo_competition_week_6_results Triathlon.org Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:22:24 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67168&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/photo_competition_week_6_results This weeks photo competition at World Triathlon Hamburg saw a come from behind finish with a late rush in the final days of voting. While Japans Yuichi Hosoda in your face shot exiting the mens sprint race after the one-lap swim enjoyed an early advantage, the picture of Canadas Tyler Mislawchuk soaring through the air couldnt be defeated. Its the third photo of an athlete stopped in mid-flight to win the weekly prize meaning we will have some aerial photos in the final week of ... ITU partners with Swim Smooth http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67167&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/itu_partners_with_swim_smooth Triathlon.org Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:08:04 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67167&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/itu_partners_with_swim_smooth ITU is pleased to announce it has partnered with swimming coach platform Swim Smooth to enhance its coach education programme. Swim Smooth, recognized for its individualized approach to maximizing each athletes swimming performance, will contribute its written, video and presentation materials for ITUs sport development coaching courses. The opportunity to have Swim Smooths expert knowledge taught to triathlon coaches is invaluable to our global coaching development education goals, said ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado. The resources offer insight on both training and technique, ... Emma vs. Gwen - so far it's a tie http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67166&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/Emma_vs._Gwen_so_far_it_s_a_tie_4800.html Slowtwitch Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:00:03 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67166&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/Emma_vs._Gwen_so_far_it_s_a_tie_4800.html Gwen Jorgensen won the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series world title with runs that left rivals in the dust; recently retired Emma Snowsill's run performances compare well with the American. 2015 WADA Symposium http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67165&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/2015_wada_symposium Triathlon.org Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:59:11 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67165&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/2015_wada_symposium The eleventh edition of the 2015 Anti-Doping Organization (ADO) Symposium will be held for the first time over three days instead of two, from Tuesday 24 to Thursday 26 March 2015 at the Palais de Beaulieu in Lausanne, Switzerland. As a noteworthy novelty this year, the WADA Symposium will include on Day 2 a full day of practical workshops and training relating to education, testing, intelligence & investigations, results management, therapeutic use exemptions, ADAMS, and other key areas of the fight against doping in sport. In addition, for the first ... Entries are open for the Huntsman Triathlon 2015 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67160&follow=http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32730/f/510578/p/1/s/3b25f9e/l/0L0Striradar0N0Cnews0Centries0Eare0Eopen0Efor0Ethe0Ehuntsman0Etriathlon0E20A150C0Dutm0Isource0Frss0Gutm0Imedium0Frss0Gutm0Icampaign0Fentries0Eare0Eopen0Efor0Ethe0Ehuntsman0Etriathlon0E20A15/ TriRadar Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:42:28 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67160&follow=http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32730/f/510578/p/1/s/3b25f9e/l/0L0Striradar0N0Cnews0Centries0Eare0Eopen0Efor0Ethe0Ehuntsman0Etriathlon0E20A150C0Dutm0Isource0Frss0Gutm0Imedium0Frss0Gutm0Icampaign0Fentries0Eare0Eopen0Efor0Ethe0Ehuntsman0Etriathlon0E20A15/ Credit: Charles Witton Photography Entries are now open for the second edition of theHuntsman Triathlontaking place on Sunday 11th of October 2015. Situated in the Hawley Hard training groundon the banks of the idyllic Hawley Lake, Hampshire. The race features an open-water swim in the lake itself, a fast road cycle around the beautiful Hampshire […] ITU elects interim Executive Board Member http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67158&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/itu_elects_interim_executive_board_member Triathlon.org Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:11:44 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67158&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/itu_elects_interim_executive_board_member In an effort to continue leading the International Triathlon Union (ITU) with strong governance practices, the ITU Executive Board this weekend voted on several important decisions for the future of the sport.  First amongst those was electing USA Triathlons Board of Directors President Barry Siff to serve as a pro tem elected ITU Board Member. Siff will fill the position until the ITU 2015 Congress when all voting member National Federations will have the opportunity to submit a candidate for election. All 15 Executive Board seats will ... Riccitello on draft enforcement http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67157&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Riccitello_on_draft_enforcement__4799.html Slowtwitch Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:02 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67157&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Riccitello_on_draft_enforcement__4799.html Ironman head referee and former pro Jimmy Riccitello brings a fierce opposition to drafting to the job; now he is the top sheriff at Ironman and non-drafting perfection remains elusive. Up close with JC Albuixech http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67156&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Up_close_with_JC_Albuixech_4798.html Slowtwitch Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:02 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67156&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Up_close_with_JC_Albuixech_4798.html Juan Carlos Albuixech is the general manager of the Sands Beach Resort in Lanzarote and we had a few words with the man simply known as JC. 6 CO2 inflators that could save your triathlon PB http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67155&follow=http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32730/f/510578/p/1/s/76379039/l/0L0Striradar0N0Cuncategorized0C60Eco20Einflators0Ethat0Ecould0Esave0Eyour0Etriathlon0Epb0C0Dutm0Isource0Frss0Gutm0Imedium0Frss0Gutm0Icampaign0F60Eco20Einflators0Ethat0Ecould0Esave0Eyour0Etr TriRadar Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:05:24 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67155&follow=http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32730/f/510578/p/1/s/76379039/l/0L0Striradar0N0Cuncategorized0C60Eco20Einflators0Ethat0Ecould0Esave0Eyour0Etriathlon0Epb0C0Dutm0Isource0Frss0Gutm0Imedium0Frss0Gutm0Icampaign0F60Eco20Einflators0Ethat0Ecould0Esave0Eyour0Etr We test the fastest, most convenient CO2 inflators to blast the wind back into your wheels – so a puncture needn’t destroy your PB mission. Pocket Rockets: 1. Genuine Innovations Hammerhead 17.99, buy online. Genuine Innovations latest design is impressively slick. The 16g cartridge screws into the minimalist HammerHead without leaking, but be wary of […] Workout Wednesday with Greg Salter http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67154&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/workout_wednesday_with_greg_salter Triathlon.org Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:49:32 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67154&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/workout_wednesday_with_greg_salter After breaking a collarbone four days out from the Beijing world age groups in 2011, Greg has competed in seven world championship events in Auckland and London in M55 and Edmonton in M60 with five podium finishes across Aquathlon, Sprint and Olympic distance. In doing so and with close friend Richard Burnell in the age group below in Edmonton, they became the first Australian age groupers ever to podium in all three events at the same championships.Name: Greg Salter Country: Australia Age group: M60-64 ... A chat with Snowy the Great http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67153&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/A_chat_with_Snowy_the_Great_4796.html Slowtwitch Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:00:02 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67153&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/A_chat_with_Snowy_the_Great_4796.html Emma Snowsill retired on July 11 and by almost all measures was the greatest woman Olympic distance triathlete ever; here Snowy recalls the highs and lows of a brilliant career and looks to the future. 17 excellent gifts of joy http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67152&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Opinion/17_excellent_gifts_of_joy_4795.html Slowtwitch Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:00:02 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67152&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Opinion/17_excellent_gifts_of_joy_4795.html It is the time of the year when we think about gifts for loved ones or ourselves and our editor-in-chief has a few thoughts along those lines. ITU Executive Board meets in Avignon http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67151&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/itu_executive_board_meets_in_avignon Triathlon.org Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:04:35 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67151&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/itu_executive_board_meets_in_avignon While ITU took time to reflect and celebrate a storied 25 years of triathlon history if Avignon, France this weekend, it also presented the opportunity for the ITU Executive Board to hold its final meeting of the year. As announced on Monday, an important decision to come out of these two-day meetings was the decision to award Mexico and Rotterdam the 2016 and 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final, respectively. ATTENTION: Time to pull out the travel books. We're off to Mexico & Rotterdam in 2016 & 2017 for the ... Jump up to faster run splits with plyometric exercises http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67150&follow=http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32730/f/510578/p/1/s/3da1912a/l/0L0Striradar0N0Ctraining0Eadvice0Cjump0Eup0Eto0Efaster0Erun0Esplits0Ewith0Eplyometric0Eexercises0C0Dutm0Isource0Frss0Gutm0Imedium0Frss0Gutm0Icampaign0Fjump0Eup0Eto0Efaster0Erun0Esplits0Ewit TriRadar Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:51:22 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67150&follow=http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/32730/f/510578/p/1/s/3da1912a/l/0L0Striradar0N0Ctraining0Eadvice0Cjump0Eup0Eto0Efaster0Erun0Esplits0Ewith0Eplyometric0Eexercises0C0Dutm0Isource0Frss0Gutm0Imedium0Frss0Gutm0Icampaign0Fjump0Eup0Eto0Efaster0Erun0Esplits0Ewit Use these plyometric exercises from coaching editor Phil Mosley for research-proven running benefits, adding power and functional strength to your run performance. 1. Walking Lunges This is the first part of your warm-up, so dont do anything too vigorous. Step forwards and bend at your front knee, keeping it above (not beyond) your toes. Keep […] NormaTec Pumps Up the Rappstar Charity Challenge http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67149&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/World_Bicycle_Relief_Charity_Challenge/NormaTec_Pumps_Up_the_Rappstar_Charity_Challenge_4794.html Slowtwitch Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:02 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67149&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/World_Bicycle_Relief_Charity_Challenge/NormaTec_Pumps_Up_the_Rappstar_Charity_Challenge_4794.html The NormaTec MVP is the recovery tool of choice for the best endurance athletes on the planet. Train Harder. Recover Faster. Perform Better. And change lives while you're at it. Your chance to get one of these amazing systems thanks to the Power of Bicycles! Concrete or Asphalt? http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67148&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Training/Running/Concrete_or_Asphalt__4793.html Slowtwitch Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:02 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67148&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Training/Running/Concrete_or_Asphalt__4793.html The hardness difference between concrete and asphalt is insignificant when running in shoes, because the cushioning afforded by shoes far exceeds any cushioning provided by those surfaces. 100/100 Starts Today http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67147&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/100/100_Starts_Today_4792.html Slowtwitch Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:02 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67147&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/100/100_Starts_Today_4792.html Today is the day we begin crowd-pressuring you into running as close as practicable to 100 times in 100 days. It's the 9th year of the "100/100," our most popular Slowtwitch Challenge. Random AG Cecil Wheeler http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67146&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Random_AG_Cecil_Wheeler_4791.html Slowtwitch Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:00:02 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67146&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Random_AG_Cecil_Wheeler_4791.html Cecil Wheeler's distinctive bib number in Kona caught our eye and we thus selected him for a random age grouper interview. Meet the man who resides in Switzerland. 2016 & 2017 WTS Grand Final hosts revealed http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67145&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/2016_2017_wts_grand_final_hosts_revealed Triathlon.org Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:10:54 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67145&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/2016_2017_wts_grand_final_hosts_revealed Following the final Executive Board meeting of the year, ITU today announced that Mexico will host the 28th edition of the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in 2016, while Rotterdam will organize the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final. As unique and popular tourist destinations with ideal settings for triathlon, Mexico and the Netherlands will offer world class competition, as well as non-stop action for athletes, families and fans over a thrilling week of racing that is free to watch, said ITU President and IOC Member Marisol ... ITU caps off 25th year in its birthplace http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67144&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/itu_caps_off_25th_year_in_its_birthplace Triathlon.org Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:44:55 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67144&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/itu_caps_off_25th_year_in_its_birthplace Images and text from Triathlete.fr courtesy of Thierry Deketelaere. A quarter of a century. That is the age of ITU. This weekend, ITU chose to celebrate its birthday at the place of his birth in Avignon, France. ITU was founded on 1 April 1989, and four months later, hosted the first world championship in the history of triathlon in Avignon. The mens race was won by Mark Allen, with Erin Baker taking the womens title. Twenty-five years after that historic moment, the American was keen to ... Photo competition: Hamburg http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67141&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/photo_competition_hamburg Triathlon.org Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:20:59 +0000 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=67141&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/photo_competition_hamburg The World Triathlon Hamburg again offered up valuable WTS points, in addition to the Mixed Relay World Championships for double the action, double the speed and double the photos to vote on this week.  On the first day of competition, both the elite men and women suited up for a dose of lactic acid with a serious sprint race. In the mens race, Frances Vincent Luis gave the field a fright with a break through performance that challenged Alistair Brownlee down the finish chute and ...