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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)…

Extreme triathlete, Sean Conway is the first to complete the Ultimate British Triathlon

“Leading a normal life scares me” – Sean Conway Zimbabwean-born adventurer Sean Conway recently became the first person to complete the Ultimate British Triathlon. Having cycled the length of Britain in 2008, then swam it in 2013, he knocked off the…

Swim Bike Run Altitude training with Ironman Craig ‘Crowie’ Alexander

Specialized spent a few days documenting Craig Alexander’s triathlon training in Boulder, Colorado. Alexander, better known as ‘Crowie’ said: “My love is training and racing. But you can’t do it forever. I’m just happy to still be doing it at…

How to ace triathlon as a 11-year old budding triathlete?

Angie Liew, 11 years old, took part in her first triathlon, which took her on a 200m Swim, 8km of cycling and 2km of running. She participated in the Under 15 Girls category at the recent Compressport International Schools’ Triathlon Series…

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The Amarin Outdoor Unlimited International Triathlon 2015 – March 14 2015

The very exciting International Triathlon is back for their second edition and it will take place on March 14, 2015 in Cha Am & Hua Hin, 160 km from the vibrant city of Bangkok. The Amarin Outdoor Unlimited International Triathlon is…

Minor rule changes in Ironman triathlon races from 2017

Triathletes bound for Ironman triathlon events should be aware that there have been some minor changes to the competition rules for the 2017 season. In a nutshell, disc brakes are allowed, no more bare-chested running nor listening to music. Here…