News Feed TriTalk Aggregated News Feed Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:19:29 +0100 en-us Interview with Sam Gardner 7th at XTERRA New Zealand Beyond Going Long Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:26:36 +0100 Sam Gardner is the country’s most successful off-road triathlete ever, with 9 XTERRA Championship titles to his name and many more podium performances from an amazing career in the sport. Sam was in racing action last week in New Zealand and against a top field he came away with a very creditable 7th overall. Made Bray Lake and Heron Lake set to open their doors Beyond Going Long Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:00:59 +0100 Two of the countrys premier open water swimming venues are set to open their doors to the public once again this Saturday 26th April 2014. Both Bray Lake and Heron Lake, situated in the Thames Valley region will herald in the new open water swimming season and warmer weathers by opening to the public for Chrissie Wellington At Keswick Mountain Festival TriRadar Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:22:43 +0100 Four-time Ironman World Champ Chrissie Wellington speaking and sharing tips at Keswick Mountain Festival Big guns come out to play in Cape Town Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:05:12 +0100 In its first spin on the ITU World Triathlon Series, Cape Town will not disappoint with the lineup for the mens race with another classic expected between Jonathan Brownlee and current mens leader Javier Gomez Noya. While athletes dazzle us with their stamina and speed, theyll be treated to sights aplenty throughout the 1500m harbour swim, 40km beach side bike and 10km run. Watch the races live here: Find the mens international start times here. The rivalry continues While the late withdrawal ... Dominic Rohan Gates set to turn pro at Ironman Switzerland Beyond Going Long Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:43:24 +0100 Dominic Rohan Gates is set to turn pro at Ironman Switzerland on 27th July, after several successful years campaigning at age-group level. Rohan-Gates, who has a CV that includes wins at the Long Course Weekend, the Long Course London Duathlon and the age-group Powerman Duathlon World Championship recently had his last outing as an AG ITU WTS Cape Town: Mens Preview TriRadar Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:13:40 +0100 Race preview of the men vying for podium positions at ITU WTS Cape Town this weekend ITU WTS Cape Town: Womens Preview TriRadar Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:42:19 +0100 Race preview of the top women battling it out at ITU WTS Cape Town this weekend Top women toe the line in Cape Town Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:00:37 +0100 In the highly anticipated debut of Africa on the World Triathlon Series calendar, the womens race again spotlights an impressive field for the two-lap 1500m V&A waterfront swim, which will be followed by an eight-lap bike with constant ocean views and a four-lap 10km run in Cape Town. Watch the races live here: Find the womens international start times here. Familiar talent on a new course For the second WTS race in a row, the womens start list explodes with ... Alistair Brownlee out of Cape Town WTS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:45:18 +0100 The second round of the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series takes place this weekend in the new venue of Cape Town, South Africa. Following round one in Auckland (watch again: MEN | WOMEN), which saw British athletes take half of the podium spots through Jodie Stimpson (winner), Jonathan Brownlee (second) and Helen Jenkins (third), hopes were arguably even higher this time around with the return to the series of Alistair Brownlee, ready to join brother Jonathan and Spain's Javier Gomez as the three giants of men's ITU ... The Ultimate Specialized Shiv? Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:00:21 +0100 Despite their high prices, spotting a so-called 'superbike' at most triathlon events these days is not difficult. Whether it is a Cervélo P5, Trek Speed Concept, Scott Plasma 3, Felt IA FRD or any of the other much lusted after carbon dream machines, there are plenty of triathletes around who have taken the plunge and invested in the latest and greatest. 'Super' is - almost (!) - normal. It takes something really special to stand out from the crowd among a transition area filled with bike ... We Noticed: Pebble, XLab... Slowtwitch Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:00:30 +0100 In this issue of What We Have Noticed we look at the Pebble steel watch, the XLab cage pod, Ortlieb's Velocity pack, awesome Brit bicycle art, and much more. A day with Tyler Butterfield Slowtwitch Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:00:30 +0100 Tyler Butterfield won the 2014 Abu Dhabi Triathlon and you can now experience a day with this fast Bermudian and family - through the lens of Timothy Carlson. Zipp SL Speed Cage Review TriRadar Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:30:25 +0100 The Zipp SL Speed Cage tested, rated and reviewed Crosby Lakeside Junior Aquathlon Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:15:17 +0100 Merseytri ( are organising a Junior Aquathlon at Crosby Lakeside on Saturday 7th June. The swim will take place in the lake followed by a flat run around the lake and coastal path. Distances will vary according to age.This will be a great opportunity for youngsters to take part in an open water event. Crosby Lakeside is a fantastic venue for our sport and hosted a qualifying race for last years World Championship Age-Group Aquathlon in London. Entry forms and further ... Jenson Button set to challenge Challenge Fuerteventura Beyond Going Long Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:11:47 +0100 British Formula One driver, Jenson Button, will line up at Challenge Fuerteventura on 26 April with swim, bike, run on the agenda instead of his usual McLaren wheels. Arriving as part of his triathlon team straight from the Chinese Grand Prix, Button is an avid triathlete as it is part of his training routine for POSI+IV signs with London and Blenheim Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:45:20 +0100 POSI+IV, the brand new energy drink for the healthier lifestyle, has signed a sponsorship deal with the London Triathlon and the Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research Blenheim Palace Triathlon, as the official hydration partner. Following their UK and Ireland launch in March 2014, POSI+IV has signed a three year sponsorship deal with the UK's leading triathlon events until 2016. The London Triathlon is the world's biggest triathlon event, taking place on 2-3 August 2014 with over 13,000 participants and 30,000 spectators. The event offers a variety of distances to ... Verve InfoCrank Power Meter Pricing Confirmed TriRadar Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:32:19 +0100 Verve InfoCrank Power Meter pricing and weight announced Dame Kelly Holmes wins the Maxifuel Windsor and Eton Sprint Duathlon Beyond Going Long Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:59:51 +0100 The double-Olympian Dame Kelly Holmes, demonstrated that she is still a top athlete by winning this weekends Maxifuel Windsor and Eton Sprint Duathlon held at Dorney Lake, Windsor. Dame Kelly Holmes added this new trophy to her already bulging cabinet by winning the 5km/20km/5km sprint event in a time of 1:19:41, finishing just ahead of Leons Triathlon Announces First Body Glove Surge Grand Prix TriRadar Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:49:17 +0100 Cash and prizes totaling over $3,000 up for grabs at Chicagoland Tri Series Preview: Challenge Fuerteventura Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:00:17 +0100 Jenson Button joins several British Pro's seeking success at Challenge Fuerteventura The fourth edition of Fuerteventura takes place this Saturday, 26th April at the ever popular Playitas Resort. While former Formula 1™ World Champion Jenson Button will continue his impressive triathlon racing in the Age Group ranks, the British and Irish Pro contingent is significant with Tamsin Lewis, Eimear Mullan, Georgie Rutherford, Harry Springall, Nicolas Ward Munoz, Ritchie Nicholls, Danny Russell and Joel Jameson all hoping to make their mark in the Canary Islands. With €25,000 on ... ITU partners with blueseventy Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:00:20 +0100 ITU is pleased to announce it will partner with blueseventy for several stops on the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series. blueseventy will become the official swim and wetsuit partner for three of the eight WTS events in 2014 beginning with the Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town this weekend. The global wetsuit company will also have a presence at the PruHealth World Triathlon London and the TransCanada Corp World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton. bluseventy was a natural choice for us in terms of sponsorship, as they are already ... New Zealand Double At Challenge Taiwan TriRadar Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:17:35 +0100 New Zealand Champs, McNeice and Martin, defend their titles at Challenge Taiwan Duel With Dawson At Belvoir Castle Triathlon To Win 500 Tri Bundle TriRadar Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:25:55 +0100 Win triathlon prize bundle worth over 500 by beating National Time Trial champ Kevin Dawson's Belvoir Castle bike split Jenson Button To Take On Challenge Fuerteventura TriRadar Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:37:28 +0100 Jenson Button To Take On Challenge Fuerteventura this weekend Ironman 70.3 Lake Tahoe Announced TriRadar Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:43:55 +0100 New Ironman 70.3 Lake Tahoe event to coincide with Ironman Lake Tahoe on 21 September