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XTERRA Pan Am Tour Kicks Off in Argentina

XTERRA Pan Am Tour Kicks Off in Argentina

Friday 24 Mar 2017

The 2017 XTERRA Pan America Tour gets underway Saturday at the second-annual XTERRA Argentina Championship in San Juan. American Suzie Snyder, the reigning Pan Am Tour Champ, says she had a good off-season and is ready to start her title defense on Saturday. “I feel cautiously good about the upcoming season,” said Snyder, who had a breakout year in 2016 with five big wins and a 3rd-place finish at XTERRA Worlds. more

Frodeno Targets Oceanside

Frodeno Targets Oceanside

Thursday 23 Mar 2017

The reigning IRONMAN world champion reveals a glimpse into his race plans for the year, and what he loves about the North American season opener in California. Jan Frodeno brings a welcome hype to any start line he toes. Next month, the IRONMAN season will roll out with a splash in North America with the best-loved event in Oceanside, Calif. more

Challenge announce Distinctive Distance Roma 753 race

Challenge announce Distinctive Distance Roma 753 race

Wednesday 22 Mar 2017

One of the world’s greatest cities will play host to a world-class triathlon as Rome has today been announced as the newest member of the CHALLENGE FAMILY world series of triathlons. The inaugural CHALLENGE ROMA 753 event will take place on July 22 and 23, 2017. Two days of sport, competition and emotions. The appetizer is on Saturday, with a sprint trial. The main course is on Sunday, with the stage of the international Challenge circuit on atypical distance, regularly approved and inserted in more

Wurtele and Don Open Season with Wins in Mexico

Wurtele and Don Open Season with Wins in Mexico

Tuesday 21 Mar 2017

Heather Wurtele (CAN) proved once again she has become one of the most dominate competitors at half-distance racing. The Canadian proceeded to put a stamp the race with an early hard charging attach on the bike leg that resulted in Wurtele surging to the lead around 20 km's into the bike. Wurtele's one minute deficit was flipped over to close to a seven-minute advantage on Allison Linnell (USA) Mexico's Cecilia Perez as the women's race reach the conclusion of the 90-km bike. more

Canadians Sweep in San Juan

Canadians Sweep in San Juan

Tuesday 21 Mar 2017

Paul Ambrose (AUS) and Taylor Reid (CAN) hammered out the fastest bikes on the day as the pair dismounted their rides accompanied by Ben Kanute (USA) and Andy Potts (USA). It was apparent from the get-go on the run that Reid, Kanute and Potts were the strongest on the day. Taylor grabbed the lead early while Kanute kept the Canuck in his sights. The pair were never separated by more than 25 seconds for the first half of the run while Potts was hanging back about 1:20 and likely shacking off the more

Two former Olympians found success at IRONMAN 70.3 Taiwan

Two former Olympians found success at IRONMAN 70.3 Taiwan

Monday 20 Mar 2017

34-year-old Swiss star Ruedi Wild claimed back-to-back wins in Asia with an impressive victory at Taitung, following his outstanding win at Subic Bay in the Philippines last weekend. After fending off former world champion Tim Reed and legend Craig Alexander on the run at Subic Bay, Wild knew he needed to set up his race in the swim and on the bike in the Taiwan heat. He was out of the 1.9km swim with a stellar quartet including American Tim O'Donnell, two-time world champion Michael Raelert, an more

Birtwhistle & Murray the Big Winners Day 3 Super League Triathlon

Birtwhistle & Murray the Big Winners Day 3 Super League Triathlon

Sunday 19 Mar 2017

Two days of searing heat and humidity were replaced with torrential rain early in the afternoon of Day 3 of Super League Hamilton Island. The temperature may have been cooler but athletes were still feeling the heat with the pressure-cooker Eliminator format being unveiled. The three stage race saw athletes eliminated in each stage with race tactics playing as much a part as pure speed. Dual Olympic Champion Alistair Brownlee was a pre-race casualty withdrawing from Eliminator as a result of ill more

Murray Holds his nerve and his lead at Super League Day 2

Murray Holds his nerve and his lead at Super League Day 2

Sunday 19 Mar 2017

Richard Murray once again ran to the win on Day 2 of Super League Hamilton Island, not only taking the Stage 2 win of the Equalizer format but also retaining overall leader standing in the field of 24 competitors. The Equalizer is the second featured format in Super League Triathlon’s inaugural event. It is a two-stage race comprising an individual cycling time trial in Stage 1 in the morning, and a swim-run-swim-bike-run sequence as Stage 2 in the afternoon. Athletes are released onto the cours more

Osborne, Wasle win XTERRA Saipan

Osborne, Wasle win XTERRA Saipan

Saturday 18 Mar 2017

Sam Osborne from New Zealand and Carina Wasle of Austria captured the 16th annual XTERRA Saipan Championship crowns on a windy, yet beautiful Saturday morning in the Northern Marianas. The win is Osborne’s second major victory on the XTERRA World Tour (he won Sweden, 2015) and it’s the 14th big win in Wasle’s storied 13-year career. In the men’s race 4x Saipan Champ Ben Allen and Osborne were the first two out of the water, clocking 1.5km swim times of 19:17 and 19:18, respectively. more

Dye Gains Pole Position With Super League Saturday Time Trial

Dye Gains Pole Position With Super League Saturday Time Trial

Saturday 18 Mar 2017

Athletes scorched the tarmac this morning in the Stage 1 individual time trial of the Equalizer at Super League Hamilton Island. Cameron Dye (#08) laid down the fastest bike split, with a provisional time of 9 minutes and 40 seconds over the six-kilometer bike course starting from Hamilton Island Airport all the way up to One Tree Hill. more

Thrills & Spills as Murray Tops Super League Day One

Thrills & Spills as Murray Tops Super League Day One

Saturday 18 Mar 2017

Versatility and adaptability reigned supreme as Richard Murray (#07) swam, biked, and ran three times in different orders to take the overall win on Day 1 of racing at Super League Hamilton Island. The Triple Mix format saw athletes racing three stages, with ten minutes of rest counting down between each stage starting when the first finisher crosses the line. Stage 1 was swim-bike-run, Stage 2 run-bike-swim, and Stage 3 bike-swim-run. more

Top Pro’s Battle for Inaugural Crown at 70.3 Campeche

Top Pro’s Battle for Inaugural Crown at 70.3 Campeche

Friday 17 Mar 2017

Campeche is one of Mexico’s best-kept secrets, with its colonial atmosphere, narrow streets, and pastel houses. The city is surrounded by walls that were built during the late 1600s to early 1700s in order to protect the city from Caribbean pirate attacks. The 1.2 mile (1.9km) single-loop swim takes place in the protected water of the Gulf of Mexico. The rolling start swim start will take place at the Campeche Country Club Marina. more

Athletes Size Each Other Up at Super league Hamilton Island

Athletes Size Each Other Up at Super league Hamilton Island

Thursday 16 Mar 2017

On the eve of the inaugural Super League Triathlon event on Hamilton Island, athletes have all had a chance to look at the course, size up their competitors, and set their eyes on the first prize of $100,000. Super League Triathlon yesterday assembled its roster of champion athletes in Hamilton Island in one room for the first time for the race technical briefing and slot draw for starting positions. more

XTERRA Adventures into 16th Year of Racing on Saipan

XTERRA Adventures into 16th Year of Racing on Saipan

Thursday 16 Mar 2017

The 2017 XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour gets underway Saturday, March 18, at the 16th annual XTERRA Saipan Championship in the Northern Mariana Islands. Sixteen elites representing 10 countries are on the remote tropical island for the challenge, including recently wed, 4x Saipan Champ Ben Allen of Australia. “I would love to make history and win it for the fifth time, and I also want to defend my XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour title” said Allen, who married fellow XTERRA Warrior Jacqui Slack over the weeke more

Super League Triathlon Champions Trophy Revealed

Super League Triathlon Champions Trophy Revealed

Thursday 16 Mar 2017

A unique race series deserves a distinctive trophy for its winner to hold aloft. Super League Triathlon co-founder Leonid Boguslavsky today revealed the trophy to be awarded to the overall winner of Super League Hamilton Island. The men’s trophy is a stylized figure of a man with its head and arms symbolizing swimming, legs in a running stance, and a wheel symbolizing cycling. Boguslavsky commissioned the trophy from Aleksander Litvinov, a sculptor based in Estonia. more

Pro’s a plenty at 70.3 Puerto Rico

Pro’s a plenty at 70.3 Puerto Rico

Thursday 16 Mar 2017

70.3 Puerto Rico takes place in San Juan, the oldest city under the U.S. flag. San Juan has a rich history that offers tourists a multitude of attractions. Spectators and athletes alike are treated to amazing views on this course, whether from San Beach, Dos Hermanos Bridge or the Caribe Hilton's San Geronimo grounds. Raceday starts with a 1.2-mile swim in the protected waters of Condado Lagoon more

Athletes First Impressions of Super League Hamilton Island Race Course

Athletes First Impressions of Super League Hamilton Island Race Course

Wednesday 15 Mar 2017

The world’s best athletes have started to make their way to Hamilton Island, Australia in preparation for Super League Triathlon happening on 17-19 March 2017. The days leading into the race weekend will be full of training swims, rides, and runs to help the athletes acclimatize to the tropical heat and consider their strategies in tackling the different formats. more

New Challenge Family race “Nakhon-Nayok” near the city of Bangkok

New Challenge Family race “Nakhon-Nayok” near the city of Bangkok

Wednesday 15 Mar 2017

After the great success in organizing CHALLENGEKANCHANABURI, Tab Agency, the official Challenge Family right holder in Thailand, has announced a new race in Thailand. In corporate with The Armed Force Academies Preparatory School CHALLENGENAKHO-NAYOK will be on June 25, 2017. Nakhon Nayok is a small tourist destination with many attractions and located near Bangkok. There are many beautiful natural and interesting historical tourist attraction, variety activities to offer. more

Stunning Taitung host top field at 70.3 Taiwan

Stunning Taitung host top field at 70.3 Taiwan

Wednesday 15 Mar 2017

70.3 Taiwan is in the East Coast of Taiwan, one of the most popular destinations in Asia-Pacific, on Sunday, March 19 2017. The race will be held in the stunning town of Taitung for the second year after the successful festive triathlon weekend in 2016. First held in 2010, the IRONMAN 70.3 Taiwan has become a premier event. After having six IRONMAN 70.3 Taiwan events at the fantastic location in Kenting, the event has been moved to the East Coast of Taiwan for the first time in 2016. more

A Look at Super League Triathlon Race Numbers

A Look at Super League Triathlon Race Numbers

Tuesday 14 Mar 2017

Race numbers are a unique aspect of Super League Triathlon. Unlike other events that assign numbers only for the duration of a race, Super League Triathlon race numbers serve to identify each athlete across each race throughout the series, much like football and basketball stars are identified by and associated with the numbers they wear on their jerseys more

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XTERRA Pan Am Tour Kicks Off in Argentina

XTERRA Pan Am Tour Kicks Off in Argentina

Friday 24 Mar 2017 [Triathlon News]

The 2017 XTERRA Pan America Tour gets underway Saturday at the second-annual XTERRA Argentina Championship in San Juan. American Suzie Snyder, the reigning Pan Am Tour Champ, says she had a good off-season and is ready to start her title defense on Saturday. “I feel cautiously good about the upcoming season,” said Snyder, who had a breakout year in 2016 with five big wins and a 3rd-place finish at XTERRA Worlds. more

Frodeno Targets Oceanside

Frodeno Targets Oceanside

Thursday 23 Mar 2017 [Triathlon News]

The reigning IRONMAN world champion reveals a glimpse into his race plans for the year, and what he loves about the North American season opener in California. Jan Frodeno brings a welcome hype to any start line he toes. Next month, the IRONMAN season will roll out with a splash in North America with the best-loved event in Oceanside, Calif. more

Challenge announce Distinctive Distance Roma 753 race

Challenge announce Distinctive Distance Roma 753 race

Wednesday 22 Mar 2017 [Triathlon News]

One of the world’s greatest cities will play host to a world-class triathlon as Rome has today been announced as the newest member of the CHALLENGE FAMILY world series of triathlons. The inaugural CHALLENGE ROMA 753 event will take place on July 22 and 23, 2017. Two days of sport, competition and emotions. The appetizer is on Saturday, with a sprint trial. The main course is on Sunday, with the stage of the international Challenge circuit on atypical distance, regularly approved and inserted in more

Wurtele and Don Open Season with Wins in Mexico

Wurtele and Don Open Season with Wins in Mexico

Tuesday 21 Mar 2017 [Triathlon News]

Heather Wurtele (CAN) proved once again she has become one of the most dominate competitors at half-distance racing. The Canadian proceeded to put a stamp the race with an early hard charging attach on the bike leg that resulted in Wurtele surging to the lead around 20 km's into the bike. Wurtele's one minute deficit was flipped over to close to a seven-minute advantage on Allison Linnell (USA) Mexico's Cecilia Perez as the women's race reach the conclusion of the 90-km bike. more

Canadians Sweep in San Juan

Canadians Sweep in San Juan

Tuesday 21 Mar 2017 [Triathlon News]

Paul Ambrose (AUS) and Taylor Reid (CAN) hammered out the fastest bikes on the day as the pair dismounted their rides accompanied by Ben Kanute (USA) and Andy Potts (USA). It was apparent from the get-go on the run that Reid, Kanute and Potts were the strongest on the day. Taylor grabbed the lead early while Kanute kept the Canuck in his sights. The pair were never separated by more than 25 seconds for the first half of the run while Potts was hanging back about 1:20 and likely shacking off the more

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