TriTalk.co.uk News Feed http://www.tritalk.co.uk/ TriTalk Aggregated News Feed Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:35:27 +0100 en-us First Look: VO2 Cycling launch new sub-1k carbon road bike VESP http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66390&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5281 Beyond Going Long Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:35:51 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66390&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5281 British cycling brand, VO2, have launched a new, full carbon road bike, at the very tasty price of 999. The VO2:VESP is the latest model to roll of the production lines of the Kent-based outfit led by owner and chief designer Jimmy George and their first to be set at the attractive sub-1k price point. Relay Gold for Great Britain ends Edmonton World Champs http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66387&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13220.html Tri247.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:15:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66387&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13220.html Great Britain ends ITU World Championships with relay gold The Great Britain Triathlon Team finished the ITU World Championships in style with a gold medal in the Under 23/Junior Mixed Relay. The team of Sophie Coldwell, Chris Perham, Lucy Hall and Gordon Benson were clear winners ahead of Australia and Canada. Juniors Sophie Coldwell and Chris Perham got the team off to a strong start before Lucy Hall launched herself into the lake in Hawrelak Park, overhauled the two early leaders and built a big ... Edmonton: GB Age Group medals (Standard) http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66384&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13218.html Tri247.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:45:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66384&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13218.html The final day of competition at the 2014 TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final in Edmonton, Canada included the Standard Distance Age Group races, following on from the Sprint Distance on Friday (report on those HERE). The Great Britain Age Group team collected a total of 9 medals: Three Gold, One Silver and Four Bronze. Paul Ryman (M30-34) made it a double, adding Standard Distance Bronze to his Sprint Distance Silver, while Jane Leslie (F65-69) added Triathlon Gold to her Aquathlon Silver last Wednesday. Here ... 70.3 World Champs Pro preview 2014 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66383&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13217.html Tri247.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:15:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66383&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13217.html After a five year residency in Clearwater, Florida, followed by three years at Lake Las Vegas, Nevada, the ninth edition of the Ironman 70.3 World Championships take place this Sunday in Mont Tremblant, Canada. 2014 signals the start of the championships rotating annually, with the 2015 and 2016 editions already confirmed for Zell am Zee-Kaprun (Salzburg) in Austria and Mooloolaba, Australia respectively. New venue or not, once again quality and deep fields are lined up with Spain's Javier Gomez making the journey from Edmonton to attempt to add the ... 70.3 World Champs: Pro Women Start List http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66381&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13216.html Tri247.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:00:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66381&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13216.html (CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL RACE PREVIEW) Triathlon championship season continues this Sunday, 7th September with the ninth edition of the Ironman 70.3 World Championships. Mont Tremblant, Canada is the venue this year, and once again a strong field will be present to race for championship honours and their share of the $250,000 prize purse. Here is the full listing of professional women on the start list, which includes five British athletes including 2010 champion Jodie Swallow. (For the Pro Men's start list, click HERE) Ironman 70.3 World Championship ... 70.3 World Champs: Pro Men Start List http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66380&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13215.html Tri247.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:45:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66380&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13215.html Can four-time ITU World Champion Javier Gomez earn his second World Championship title in a week this Sunday, 7th September, by adding the Ironman 70.3 World Championship title to his already impressive CV? If he is to achieve that, he'll have to get the better of two-time defending champion Sebastian Kienle - and another 49 of the best athletes in the world. A $40,000 cheque awaits for the winner. Tim Don and Will Clarke are the British entries this year - you can see the full listing of ... Thoughts on science & perception http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66379&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Tech/Thoughts_on_science_perception_4571.html Slowtwitch Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:00:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66379&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Tech/Thoughts_on_science_perception_4571.html During a recent forum discussion about bike sizes, stem length and test rides, Josh Poertner of Silca added a few thoughts on science and perception. Meet the not so average milk man http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66378&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Meet_the_not_so_average_milk_man_4570.html Slowtwitch Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:00:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66378&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/Meet_the_not_so_average_milk_man_4570.html Several Pros sport the Alaska Milk logo, and Fred Uytengsu is the man behind that brand. He also runs the 70.3 and 5i50 events in the Philippines and much more. ITU Age Group World Campionships Social Media Recap http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66375&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/itu_age_group_world_campionships_social_media_recap Triathlon.org Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:46:24 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66375&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/itu_age_group_world_campionships_social_media_recap [View the story ITU Age Group World Championships on Storify] Great Britain win U23 Mixed Relay World Championships http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66373&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/great_britain_win_u23_mixed_relay_world_championships Triathlon.org Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:57:00 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66373&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/great_britain_win_u23_mixed_relay_world_championships Great Britain continued their dominance in the Mixed Relay format, claiming the U23/Junior World Championship today, backing up the Elite title they won earlier this year. Gordon Benson (GRB), the bronze medallist in the U23 race, anchored his team, crossing the line in a time of one hour, 22 minutes, 58 seconds for the win ahead of Australia while home nation Canada grabbed the bronze. Germanys Laura Lindemann continued a successful World Championships after winning the U23 Womens title yesterday. Leading off for Germany, she was ... ITU announces inductees for inaugural Hall of Fame http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66370&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/itu_announces_inductees_for_inaugural_hall_of_fame Triathlon.org Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:20:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66370&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/itu_announces_inductees_for_inaugural_hall_of_fame As a part of its 25th year anniversary celebrations, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) today inducted seven individuals into its inaugural Hall of Fame on the penultimate evening of the 2014 TransCanada Corp. Grand Final Edmonton. It is a great privilege to induct these nominees into the first Hall of Fame, said ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado. They set a standard of excellence from the very beginning that was crucial to the development of both triathlon and ITU. Without them, we would not enjoy ... Sophia Saller wins Under-23 World Champs http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66368&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13214.html Tri247.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:30:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66368&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13214.html Germany's Sophia Saller - for many years based in the UK and a recent graduate of Oxford University - added a World Championship title to her already impressive 2014 season on Sunday by winning the Under-23 Women's World Championship in Edmonton, Canada. Germany's Sophia Saller turned her silver European Championship medal into gold when she stormed home on the run to win the U23 Women's World Championship in a time of 2:04:52 to beat home a brave Gillian Backhouse (AUS) by 33 seconds. With a monster run, Erin ... Video: Grand Final Elite Men http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66366&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13213.html Tri247.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:15:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66366&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13213.html Sunday's TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final may have been the sixth running of the event, started in the Gold Coast in 2009 - but with Alistair Brownlee taking his fourth win (2009/10/11), there have still only been two Grand Final winners. The man who won in Auckland in 2012 and London in 2013 - Javier Gomez - finished third this time around, but that was more than enough to retain his ITU World Championship title, his fourth in total. Over the last eight season Gomez has now won ... Video: Grand Final Elite Women http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66364&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13212.html Tri247.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:45:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66364&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13212.html Though she claimed she made it really tough for herself after a relatively average bike leg on Saturday, the USA's Gwen Jorgensen took her fifth World Triathlon Series win of 2014 - and the World Championship title - on Saturday at the TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final with a run in which she appeared to make incredibly light work of more than a one minute deficit at T2 to ease from 20th position through to the lead at 7.5km, before pulling away from New Zealand ... Brownlee wins, Gomez takes World Championship http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66363&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13211.html Tri247.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:30:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66363&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13211.html A dominant Alistair Brownlee made the most of tactics in the bunch at the TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final to secure a clear victory in Canada on Sunday. Not in contention for overall series honours, having only previously raced four rather than five WTS races this season, Alistair was joined in a successful break by Reinaldo Colucci (BRA) and Kristian Blummenfelt (NOR), and when he arrives into T2 well over a minute clear of the likes of Javier Gomez, Mario Mola and brother Jonathan, ... Stoltz, Mueller win XTERRA Denmark http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66362&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5278 Beyond Going Long Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:08:25 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66362&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5278 Jacqui Slack claims 3rd Conrad Stoltz and Kathrin Mueller captured the XTERRA Denmark Championship in Viking weather at the beach and forest of Tisvilde, whilst Jacqui Slack was the most impressive British performance with a 3rd place. The ominous gray skies opened up just as the race started at 1pm. The cold North Sea, somewhere Ritchie Nicholls takes 2nd at Challenge Walchsee http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66361&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5274 Beyond Going Long Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:45:21 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66361&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5274 As the fog hung low over the Tyrolean mountains, the deafening start cannon sent the 1,300 Challenge Walchsee athletes on their 113km journey through the Kaiserwinkl which would result in a fourth victory for Yvonne van Vlerken (NED) with Giulio Molinaro (ITA) taking out the mens title, whilst Ritchie Nichols would finish 2nd. Age grouper Alistair Brownlee ends season on a high with win at World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66360&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5276 Beyond Going Long Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:58:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66360&follow=http://beyondgoinglong.co.uk/?p=5276 Alistair Brownlee broke away on the bike to set up a lone victory at the TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final in Edmonton Canada. Starting over a minute ahead of the chase group, which included Javier Gomez, Mario Mola and Jonathan Brownlee, Alistair ran to a courageous victory. Unable to win the overall World Triathlon Saller tops Under 23 Women http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66359&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Saller_tops_Under_23_Women_4569.html Slowtwitch Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:00:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66359&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Saller_tops_Under_23_Women_4569.html Sophie Saller of Germany ran away from Gillian Backhouse of Australia to grab the gold in the Under 23 Elite Women's race at the Grand Final; USA's Erin Jones took the bronze. Weekend Box Aug 31 2014 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66358&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Weekend_Box_Aug_31_2014_4568.html Slowtwitch Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:00:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66358&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Weekend_Box_Aug_31_2014_4568.html In addition to high-profile action at ITU Worlds and the Hy-Vee 5i50 Championship , we bring you triathlon affairs in Brazil, Austria, Denmark, France and Canada. Alistair wins GF, Gomez the WTS http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66357&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Alistair_wins_GF_Gomez_the_WTS__4567.html Slowtwitch Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:00:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66357&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Alistair_wins_GF_Gomez_the_WTS__4567.html Alistair Brownlee used a bike breakaway and a run to take the Grand Final win while Javier Gomez took 3rd place to win his record-tying 4th ITU Elite Men's World Championship at Edmonton Kemper, Frederiksen win Hy-Vee http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66356&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Kemper_Frederiksen_win_Hy-Vee__4566.html Slowtwitch Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:00:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66356&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/Kemper_Frederiksen_win_Hy-Vee__4566.html Hunter Kemper came back with a 2nd-fastest run to top Ruedi Wild by 18 seconds and Helle Frederiksen bested Alicia Kaye to capture the $100,000 top prizes at Hy-Vee. Ritchie Nicholls runs to second in Austria http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66355&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13210.html Tri247.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:00:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66355&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13210.html Great Britain's Ritchie Nicholls found his '2013' running legs on Sunday when closing the Challenge Half Walchsee-Kaiserwinkl in the Austrian Tyrol with a 1:10:34 half marathon to come from close on nine minutes down at T2 to finish less than 30 seconds down on race winner Giulio Molinaro (ITA) at the finish, passing two-time Ironman 70.3 World Champion Michael Raelert (GER) on the run in the process. Van Vlerken takes fourth victory at Challenge Walchsee, breakthrough win for Molinaro As the fog hung low over the Tyrolean ... British Triathlon links with TrainingPeaks http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66353&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13209.html Tri247.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:15:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66353&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13209.html British Triathlon announces TrainingPeaks as the Official Training Software SupplierBritish Triathlon is pleased to announce TrainingPeaks as the latest addition to our select family of supporters, as our Official Training Software Supplier. TrainingPeaks is the leading provider of smart and effective endurance training software, optimised for web, desktop and mobile devices. Designed with the endurance athlete in mind, their eco system of products are used by age-group and professional triathletes, as well as professional cycling teams. For athletes and coaches, TrainingPeaks also allows you to ... Sophia Saller wins U23 World Title in stunning style http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66349&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/u23_women_review1 Triathlon.org Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:22:24 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66349&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/u23_women_review1 Germanys Sophia Saller turned her silver European Championship medal into gold when she stormed home on the run to win the U23 Womens World Championship today in a time of 2:04:52 to beat home a brave Gillian Backhouse (AUS) by 33 seconds. With a monster run, Erin Jones (USA) came from behind to collect the bronze medal.  I dont know what to say I didnt feel too good on the swim, got out of the water just behind the lead pack Leonie Periault (FRA) and I just ...