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Sanders and Kessler take it home in Ironman Arizona

Lionel Sanders pulled off a brilliant run while Meredith Kessler enjoyed a wire to wire win at IRONMAN Arizona Marko Albert (EST) was first to run up the steps of the Tempe Town Lake with Brent McMahon (CAN) right on…

Riesler defends title while veteran Aigroz heats up Ironman Malaysia

Swiss veteran Mike Aigroz turned up the heat in broiling conditions to claim his breakthrough IRONMAN victory in Malaysia at stunning Langkawi Island. The 37 year old managed to out-kick Thailand-based Swede Fredrik Croneborg after the pair ran side-by-side for…

Sizzling conditions ahead for Ironman Malaysia – 14.11.2015

Are you or your friends participating in the IRONMAN Malaysia tomorrow Saturday, 14 November? Even if you can’t join them in Langkawi Island, the Jewel of Kedah join us for some updates and track them online tomorrow! Located within a cluster of tropical…

Triathlon community mourns loss of Laurent Vidal

ITU is terribly saddened to learn that Olympian Laurent Vidal passed away over the night in his native France. Vidal was a two-time Olympian, competing at both the Beijing and London Olympic Games, finishing fifth in 2012. A multi-time World…

Ironman 70.3 Taiwan Recap: Double Crawfords secure narrow victory

Pure coincidence, their last names might have given them the extra power but they are not related. New Zealanders Guy Crawford and Gina Crawford each jumped into the lead early, powered the bike and surged over their competition as the mercury…

Ironman Nutrition: Add Grains to Your Smoothies

Whole grains are good for you! Here’s how to add them to your smoothies without sacrificing texture or taste. Adding more whole grains to your diet can increase the amount of vitamins and minerals your body gets. Whole grains are…

Island House Invitational Triathlon: Gwen Jorgensen and Javier Gomez score double victories on Stage 2

Day two of the Island House Invitational Triathlon saw a repeat of day one with Gwen Jorgensen and Javier Gomez taking out the wins. Stage two comprised a draft-legal “Enduro”, or triple triathlon, with a course consisting of a 500m…

Triathlon Tips: Two tried-and-true swim sets for maintaining swim fitness

Are you in your triathlon ‘off-season’ but still thinking about maintaining your swim fitness? It’s important to maintain fitness in the pool, but you don’t necessarily want to be at your peak. Sometimes taking a mental and physical break can…

New Ironman and Ironman 70.3 races announced in Weymouth, UK

IRONMAN announced today the addition of two new races to the 2016 European Tour, IRONMAN® Weymouth and IRONMAN® 70.3® Weymouth triathlons. The inaugural races will take place concurrently on Sunday, September 11, 2016 with registration for both events opening on…

From Hobbit Samwise Gamgee to Sean Astin ‘You are an Ironman’

Remember Sam, one of the hobbits from Lord of the Rings? Well, the real actor, Sean Astin participated in the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii last weekend and is now officially, an IRONMAN. Astin, 44, finished the 2.4-mile (3.8km) swim, 112-mile(180km)…