TriTalk.co.uk News Feed http://www.tritalk.co.uk/ TriTalk Aggregated News Feed Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:14:31 +0100 en-us Helle Frederiksen Interview http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66858&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13405.html Tri247.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:45:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66858&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13405.html Denmark's Helle Frederiksen (www.hellefrederiksen.com) earned one of the biggest cheques of the 2014 triathlon season, when she collected the $100,000 payout for winner the Hy-Vee Elite Cup 5150 Championship in Des Moines in August. This past Saturday Helle finished second in the ETU Middle Distance Championships at Challenge Paguera-Mallorca, and still has her sights on another big result(and possibly another $100,000...) at the inaugural Challenge Bahrain in December. I sat down with the Uplace-BMC athlete in Mallorca to talk about the highs and lows of her ... Revisited: Half Ironman UK 2002 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66856&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13408.html Tri247.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:45:06 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66856&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13408.html If you have watched UK triathlon coverage on the television, then you have almost certainly seen the work of Dream Team Television (www.dreamteamtelevision.co.uk). Dream Team are celebrating their 25th year of operation in 2014, and with a long history of contribution to and support of triathlon in the UK, we'd like to wish them a happy anniversary. They have also dug out from their archives for us this coverage from Half Ironman UK 2002, which was the second edition of the race which took ... Muddy good fun in Clumber Park http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66855&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13407.html Tri247.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:45:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66855&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13407.html After racing up (very steep) hills in her last report, Nicola Dick has been getting muddy in her latest challenge, as she raced the first of three events in the One Step Beyond Midlands Off Road Duathlon Series at Clumber Park on Saturday 18th October. Her son however was confused, as he thought they were heading to South America... (For more on Nicola, see her Tri247 column HERE) “South America, are we really going to South America tomorrow, and leaving home while it's still dark?&... We Noticed: Polar, Magpies... http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66854&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/We_Noticed_Polar_Magpies..._4700.html Slowtwitch Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:00:06 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66854&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/We_Noticed_Polar_Magpies..._4700.html This week we noticed the Polar M400 watch, Magpie attacks, a fast LG suit, a gourmet triathlon experience, Timo Bracht's Mercedes Benz connection and more. Valkenburg men's race images http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66853&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Valkenburg_men_s_race_images_4699.html Slowtwitch Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:00:06 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66853&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Valkenburg_men_s_race_images_4699.html Dutch champion Lars van der Haar was the top man on the home soil in Valkenburg with Belgian Kevin Pauwels the runner-up. Enjoy these pictures. Winners and Losers: Components http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66852&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/Winners_and_Losers_Components_4698.html Slowtwitch Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:00:06 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66852&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Features/Winners_and_Losers_Components_4698.html Shimano won big in Kona, off a huge increase in electronic groups, and also to a change in how Shimano product gets from its factory onto your bike in your garage. Tri Training Harder: IRONMAN® UK Official Coach http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66851&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13406.html Tri247.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:30:05 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66851&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13406.html IRONMAN® UK announces Tri Training Harder as the Official Coach for all IRONMAN® UK 2015 Events In an exciting new partnership, Tri Training Harder are delighted to be working closely with Ironman® UK as the official coach for all four UK events in 2015 (IRONMAN® UK, IRONMAN® 70.3® Exmoor, IRONMAN® 70.3® Staffordshire and IRONMAN® Wales) where they will be on hand to help the first timers complete their first race and the experienced athletes compete for Kona/Zell Am See qualifications. Tri Training Harder are able to offer athletes ... Tri Training Harder link with IRONMAN® UK http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66850&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13406.html Tri247.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:15:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66850&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13406.html IRONMAN® UK announces Tri Training Harder as the Official Coach for all IRONMAN® UK 2015 Events In an exciting new partnership, Tri Training Harder are delighted to be working closely with Ironman® UK as the official coach for all four UK events in 2015 (IRONMAN® UK, IRONMAN® 70.3® Exmoor, IRONMAN® 70.3® Staffordshire and IRONMAN® Wales) where they will be on hand to help the first timers complete their first race and the experienced athletes compete for Kona/Zell Am See qualifications. Tri Training Harder are able to offer athletes ... The Dimond Bike of TJ Tollakson http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66849&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13389.html Tri247.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:30:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66849&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13389.html U.S. athlete TJ Tollakson had the biggest win of his career in August this year when he dominated the Ironman North America Championships in Mont Tremblant, leading home Dan Halksworth and Andreas Raelert to take victory by 19 minutes. In doing so he secured his start at Kona 2014. As well as being an athlete, TJ also owns and designs Dimond Bikes. If you watched the coverage from Kona, you'll have seen Germany's Maik Twelsiek riding a Dimond bike at the head of the field for ... Penny Comins: a time to reflect http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66848&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13404.html Tri247.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:15:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66848&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13404.html We've followed the progress of Ironman athlete Penny Comins and her personal 'road to Kona' from receiving news of her slot via the legacy program, right through to her superb Kona race report. With the big event now completed, it is now a time to reflect on her 18th Ironman before giving any thought to what might come next. A time to reflect It is easy to get yourself in to one of two places after such a huge high. You can get in a ... A few words with Robin Schneider http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66847&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/A_few_words_with_Robin_Schneider_4697.html Slowtwitch Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:07 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66847&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Interview/A_few_words_with_Robin_Schneider_4697.html German age grouper Robin Schneider has won two Ironman 70.3 World Championship titles already and is now looking forward to step up to the Pro category. Valkenburg women's race images http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66846&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Valkenburg_women_s_race_images_4696.html Slowtwitch Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:07 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66846&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Lifestyle/Valkenburg_women_s_race_images_4696.html American Katie Compton won the opening round of the 2014 UCI Cyclocross World Cup in Valkenburg, Netherlands after troubles early on, and here are images from the race. Zoot Solana http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66845&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Running_Footwear_by_brand/Zoot_running_shoes/Zoot_Solana_4695.html Slowtwitch Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:07 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66845&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Running_Footwear_by_brand/Zoot_running_shoes/Zoot_Solana_4695.html Very nice upper, even more impressive midsole. Many things right with this shoe, but, one fit issue disqualifies some customers for whom this shoe is otherwise ideal. The Shiv of Dan Stubleski http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66844&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Tri_Bike_by_brand/Specialized/The_Shiv_of_Dan_Stubleski_4694.html Slowtwitch Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:07 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66844&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Tri_Bike_by_brand/Specialized/The_Shiv_of_Dan_Stubleski_4694.html Dan Stubleski was the overall age group champion at the 2014 GoPro Ironman World Championships and we looked closer at his Specialized S-Works Shiv. Challenge Paguera Gallery: Run - Team GB http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66842&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13402.html Tri247.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:30:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66842&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13402.html (You can see the separate SWIM EXIT gallery HERE) The 2014 ETU European Middle Distance Triathlon Championships took place as part of Challenge Paguera-Mallorca on Saturday, and a surprisingly tough day it proved to be in perfect conditions… for spectators – it was a scorcher! Tri247 were on site to capture the action from a large British team presence at a superb new addition to the end-of-season calendar, and this is our second extensive gallery from the event. We have just published a photo gallery of well ... Challenge Paguera Gallery: Swim - Team GB http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66839&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13399.html Tri247.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:30:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66839&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13399.html The 2014 ETU European Middle Distance Triathlon Championships took place as part of Challenge Paguera-Mallorca yesterday, and a surprisingly tough day it proved to be in perfect conditions… for spectators – it was a scorcher! Tri247 were on site to capture the action from a large British team presence at a superb new addition to the end-of-season calendar. We have just published an extensive photo gallery of around 150 photos from the Swim Exit event featuring many of the British Elite and Age Group athletes on the Tri247 ... The Boardman of Amanda Stevens http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66838&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Tri_Bike_by_brand/The_Boardman_of_Amanda_Stevens_4693.html Slowtwitch Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:00:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66838&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/Products/Tri_Bike_by_brand/The_Boardman_of_Amanda_Stevens_4693.html Doc Amanda Stevens was first out of the water in Kona in 54:25 and then charged up the road with Jodie Swallow. Here is a look at her Boardman Air TT 9.4 The Weekend Box Oct 19 2014 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66837&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/The_Weekend_Box_Oct_19_2014_4692.html Slowtwitch Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:00:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66837&follow=http://www.slowtwitch.com/News/The_Weekend_Box_Oct_19_2014_4692.html Post-Kona, racing picked up globally. We present a 70.3 in Oz, a Challenge in Spain, a World Cup in Korea, weddings in Maui and New England and a charity tri in La Jolla. Nutrition: Recovery for iron-distance http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66835&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13387.html Tri247.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:15:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66835&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13387.html Inspired by Kona last weekend, and setting your own long distance triathlon targets for next season? Success for iron-distance racing isn't just what training you do - it's also how you recover from that training (before launching in to the next session!). With the training demands significant, how you approach recovery for iron-distance triathlon should also be a key part of your 'training' plan. With - perhaps - multiple training sessions each day the norm, typically around your work and family life, it can be ... Weekend roundup: October 18-19 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66834&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13401.html Tri247.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66834&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13401.html There may not have been podium success at the elite level in the ETU Middle Distance Championships in Paguera-Mallorca but the age-groupers, results HERE, will be bringing home 23 medals: seven Gold, eight Silver and eight Bronze. Top class job! In the elite race, results are HERE, Nicholas War Muñoz was 15th while Parys Edwards was 6th and Vicky Gill 21st. At the ITU's closing-out World Cup at Tongyeong in Korea Ireland's Connor Murphy was 44th with Phil Wolfe in 66th: full results are HERE. ... Age group haul at Euro Champs http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66833&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13400.html Tri247.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:15:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66833&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13400.html No medals in the elite event at the ETU Middle Distance Championships in Paguera-Mallorca but a whole stack from the age-groupers: Gold (7) F18-19 Hester Hill M18-19 Jamie Davies F25-29 Nikki Bartlett M25-29 Ross Simpson M35-39 Richard Munday F40-44 Karen Watkins F45-49 Anne Maskell Silver (8) F18-19 Niamh Lewis F35-39 Amy Ogden F40-44 Fran Bungay F45-49 Karen Bridge F50-54 Carolyn Craik F55-59 Maggie Bromley F60-64 Crissy Milton M65-69 Clive Reading Bronze (8) F20... Challenge Paguera Gallery: Team GB Swim http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66832&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13399.html Tri247.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:00:03 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66832&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13399.html The 2014 ETU European Middle Distance Triathlon Championships took place as part of Challenge Paguera-Mallorca yesterday, and a surprisingly tough day it proved to be in perfect conditions… for spectators – it was a scorcher! Tri247 were on site to capture the action from a large British team presence at a superb new addition to the end-of-season calendar. We have just published an extensive photo gallery of around 150 photos from the Swim Exit event featuring many of the British Elite and Age Group athletes on the Tri247 ... Schoeman secures victory in Tongyeong http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66824&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/schoeman_secures_victory_in_tongyeong Triathlon.org Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:25:19 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66824&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/schoeman_secures_victory_in_tongyeong South Africas Henri Schoeman secures his first ITU title leading almost the entire race at the 2014 Tongyeong ITU Triathlon World Cup. USAs Ben Kanute and Tommy Zaferes were with Schoeman all the way and also mount their very first ITU podium. Schoeman began the race with an impressive swim posting the fastest time of the day with 16:19. A pack of five broke away early on the bike containing all three medallists, pulling further and further away from the rest of the field.   Its unbelievable. I ... Jackson successfully defends Tongyeong title http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66822&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/jackson_successfully_defends_tongyeong_title Triathlon.org Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:10:54 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66822&follow=http://www.triathlon.org/news/article/jackson_successfully_defends_tongyeong_title Emma Jackson (AUS) stormed to victory to defend her 2013 title at the 2014 Tongyeong ITU Triathlon World Cup. The Australian held on her own on the bike, before a final fight for the line secured her second Tongyeong World Cup title. The podium places were decided early in the run with Jackson running alongside Japans Ai Ueda and Maaike Caelers from the Netherlands. A final push on the last incline meant it was a race to the line for Jackson and Ueda. Jackson dug deep in ... Meet... Ass Savers! http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66821&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13385.html Tri247.com Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:15:04 +0100 http://www.tritalk.co.uk/newslink.php?id=66821&follow=http://www.tri247.com/article_13385.html Introducing... Ass Savers Function: Foldable mudguard Price: From £6.99 These clever little products, which come from the design minds of a company in Gothenburg, Sweden, have taken the bike world by storm in the last two years, drawing high praise from across the globe. With the help from Raleigh, Ass Savers (www.ass-savers.com) can expect to attract a whole host of new fans in the UK. There are five models in the range to cater for all bike users, from roadies to mountain bikers and ...