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Flora Duffy three-peats as Xterra World Champion 2016 in Maui

Traversing tough terrain in Maui, Hawaii on the world’s premier off-road triathlon, Flora Duffy became a 3-time world champion at the 2016 Xterra World Championship. Over 1.5km of swimming, 32km of mountain biking with 3,500 feet elevation on the West Maui Mountains, and…

Amateurs seek trophies and glory at Xterra World Championship in Maui

The XTERRA World Championship not only attracts the professional triathletes around the globe to Maui in Hawaii, but a long list of amateurs are gunning for top honours too. In the men’s amateur chase Martin Flinta from Sweden (pictured), the reigning…

Josiah Middaugh and Suzie Synder win by narrow margins at Xterra Pan America Championships

Josiah Middaugh out-stretched Braden Currie at the finish line to take the tape by 7/100th of a second and win the inaugural XTERRA Pan America Championship race on a beautiful day at Snowbasin Resort in Utah, USA.  It’s the closest…

Triple champions Ruben Ruzafa and Helena Erbenova rule XTERRA Portugal

Golega, Portugal –  Three-time XTERRA World Champion Ruben Ruzafa of Spain and three-time XTERRA European Tour Champion Helena Erbenova of the Czech Republic were made hard to sweat it out in an intense battle before they both won the coveted titles…

Xterra goes to Koh Samui, Thailand – 25.09.2016

Date: Sept 25, 2016 Venue: Koh Samui, Thailand The soft sandy white beaches and sunny weather at the infamous Koh Samui are beckoning more than ever, as XTERRA is going to Thailand! AMA Presents Xterra Samui, the first ever Off-Road Triathlon in Thailand….

Ben Allen and Jacqui Slack double dynamo wins Xterra Malaysia

Newly engaged Ben Allen and Jacqui Slack powered up their double dynamos to lead from start to finish with a big gap on both their rivals to win XTERRA Malaysia at the legendary Langkawi island in Malaysia. The el Nino…

Braden Currie and Lizzie Orchard wins Xterra Asia Pacific Championships

The elements proved an additional challenge, but Braden Currie and Lizzie Orchard stayed calm to emerge victorious in the 3rd annual XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship race on an unseasonably windy day at Callala Beach in New South Wales, Australia. It’s the ninth XTERRA…

Shirin Gerami – Iran’s first triathlete inspires more females into off-road triathlon Xterra

Over the years, it’s not uncommon to see some of the biggest names in triathlon visit the off-road circuit for a chance to mix it up. Sometimes, we are reminded it is not the biggest names in the sport that…

XTERRA Japan returns to Hokkaido on 03.09.2016

The XTERRA Japan Championship race is confirmed to return to Lake Kanayama in Hokkaido on Saturday, September 3, 2016. XTERRA Japan will be the third scoring race in the 2016-2017 XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour, award $7,500 USD in prize money equally to…