News Feed TriTalk Aggregated News Feed Sun, 01 Feb 2015 23:56:53 +0000 en-us Aussies top Challenge Melbourne Slowtwitch Sun, 01 Feb 2015 08:00:02 +0000 Leon Griffin edged Nick Kastelein and Melissa Hauschildt ran away from Christie Sym to win the elite titles at Challenge Melbourne on a rainy day in Victoria. Inside the heart of Ultraman Slowtwitch Sun, 01 Feb 2015 08:00:02 +0000 Author Jim Gourley has written a tale of the small group of founders, guardians and remarkable athletes who keep the original spirit of triathlon alive in the 3-day, 320-mile Ultraman. Israman Negev Eilat Gallery Slowtwitch Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:00:02 +0000 Esteemed photographer Larry Rosa captured the beauty and the beastliness of the rugged 226 and 113 kilometer Israman courses down at the southernmost tip of Israel. RD Takeaways at TBI '15 Slowtwitch Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:00:02 +0000 One of our TBI Conference panelists scared the living Jeebus out of listeners and rightly so. Here's a smattering of what race directors heard at TBI '15. Ironman adds GPS Pro tracking Slowtwitch Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:00:02 +0000 Starting with the Ironman Asia-Pacific Championships in Melbourne, fans will be able to follow the Pros via a new digital athlete tracking platform labeled IRONFAN. SwimRun Scotland - Loch Gu Loch Slowtwitch Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:00:02 +0000 The crew at Celtman Xtreme Triathlon are now offering a Swim Run event that was inspired by the unique TILL event in Sweden. Are you ready to step outside the box? The stunning Ledesma Shiv Slowtwitch Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:00:02 +0000 Ricardo Ledesma is an architect who loves bikes and that passion shows on the S-Works Shiv he modified with a variety of custom crafted components. WIN! A Scicon bag worth 550 TriRadar Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:18:36 +0000 Travel in style like a pro with the Aerocomfort Triathlon Look carefully and youll see Scicon bags are the choice of most pro triathletes including 2013 Ironman World Champion Frederik Van Lierde, Caroline Steffen, Pete Jacobs, Lucy Gossage, Emma Moffatt and Alessandro Fabian to name just a few. In fact we currently sponsor over 120 […] What's the deal between Ironman and Life Time Fitness? Slowtwitch Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:00:03 +0000 Ironman realizes its brand leverages down to 70.3. Life Time admits its brand leverages up to Olympic distance. But it's much more than that. On the move with Damon Rinard Slowtwitch Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:00:03 +0000 Damon Rinard is a very passionate and smart engineer who recently started a new job with Cannondale - Cycling Sports Group. Learn more about this humble man. Felix's Grand Opening Slowtwitch Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:00:03 +0000 Imagine a big heart, with a head, leg and arms protruding. Valerie Silk was all heart and Felix Walchshfer is the male version; he's what makes it a fair fight between Challenge and Ironman. Ben Nevis Braveheart Triathlon 2015 TriRadar Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:11:42 +0000 Could you take on a 60 mile course including a 13 mile run up and down Ben Nevis? Read on if you’re up for the challenge… Classed as one of the UK’s toughest triathlons, the Ben nevis Braveheart is a real challenge for those who want to test their mettle in 2015. Consisting of a […] Up close with Non Stanford Slowtwitch Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:00:02 +0000 The 2013 ITU World Triathlon Series champion Non Stanford was out most of 2014 with various injuries but is now looking forward to return. Meet this fast running Brit. At the TDU with Jack Bobridge Slowtwitch Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:00:03 +0000 Jack Bobridge of Team Budget Forklifts raced in the Santos TDU for Team UniSA and here is your chance to listen in on a post stage chat with the fast Aussie. South Africa gets 70.3 Durban Slowtwitch Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:00:03 +0000 Hot on the heels of the race won by Jodie Swallow and Matt Trautman, Ironman now announced a second 70.3 race in South Africa - in Durban. The road to a $200,000 year Slowtwitch Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:00:03 +0000 Helle Frederiksen recounts the long, crash and malady ridden path to her spectacular 2014 season - topped by $100,000 wins at Challenge Bahrain and Hy-Vee. Workout Wednesday with Sandrine Benz Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:11:22 +0000 As the winner of the 2014 Edmonton Grand Final sprint distance race in the womens 30-34 category and having just missed the podium in the standard distance, Sandrine Benz knows a thing or two about what it takes to balance a job & training. Check out her tips. Name: Sandrine Benz Country: Switzerland Age group: 30 - 34 Profession: Teacher How did you get involved in triathlon? I got involved in cross-country running during my foreign exchange year in the U.S. at the age of 17. After three ... 10 greatest triathlon challenges TriRadar Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:45:32 +0000 We’ve compiled the 10 greatest triathlon challenges across the globe. Not for beginners or the faint of heart! EDF Triathlon Alpe DHuez 29 July – 1 August Live out your King of the Mountains fantasies as you struggle up one of the Alps most notorious peaks. The Hathersage Hilly Triathlon 28 June A chilly open-air […] Casado receives TBIs Ron Smith award Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:31:44 +0000 ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado was yesterday recognized as an instrumental leader in the triathlon community when she was awarded the Ron Smith award during the Triathlon Business International annual industry conference. Im incredibly honoured to receive this award, and to be held in the same esteem as previous recipients, said Casado. To be thought of as someone who is working to move our great sport in the right direction is very rewarding. It is an award I take to heart, and one ... High altitude maven Don Bowie Slowtwitch Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:03 +0000 High altitude climber & endurance athlete Don Bowie seeks out new challenges constantly. The Badwater Ultramarathon is likely among the safest and mellow ones of those. We Noticed: SwimSpray... Slowtwitch Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:03 +0000 This week we noticed the chlorine fighting SwimSpray, the Sansego coaching site and videos, the Lazer Wasp Air helmet, the Spring Chicken book and more. Mexico & US triumph at Havana Continental Cup Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:12:24 +0000 Rodrigo Gonzalez of Mexico and Renee Tomlin of the USA dominated the 2015 ITU Continental Cup in Havana, which also served as the 2015 Iberoamerican Championships. Tomlin proved to be the strongest in the 5km run to claim her first victory of the season as she completed the sprint distance in 1:04:22 hours. Fellow American Kirsten Kasper was her closest at the finish line, 12 seconds adrift, followed by Spains Tamara Gomez Garrido (1:04:53). I am excited with the victory, and it sets the tone for 2015. This is a really ... Best tri bike training tips TriRadar Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:09:31 +0000 Take on2015 armed with theseven besttri bike tricks weve learned in the last year… 1. Watch your hips on the bike An open hip angle [on the bike] produces more power. There is no point building an aero position if it closes the hip. As the torso angle becomes more acute its essential to move […] Weiss, Griffioen win Buffelspoort Slowtwitch Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:00:02 +0000 Bradley Weiss and Nicolette Griffioen took home country victories at South Africa's rugged XTERRA Buffelspoort off road triathlon; Conrad Stoltz missed a turn late in the run. Trautman, Swallow rule 70.3 SA Slowtwitch Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:00:02 +0000 South African Matt Trautman turned Pro in 2014 and now scored a big win at home. Jodie Swallow on the other hand recorded her 5th title at 70.3 South Africa.