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Essential guide to open-water swimming

By on in Triathlon
Endurance swimmer and adventurer Adam Walker shares his knowledge on how to get started with open-water swimming.

Adam Walker is the first and only Briton to complete the Oceans Seven Challenge - swimming seven of the world's toughest ocean routes unaided. After surviving freezing water temperatures, being stung by a deadly Portuguese man o' war and fending off great white sharks, Adam knows a thing or two ... 

GB's Rachel Joyce second in 2015 Kona Ironman World Championships

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Triathlon
Three British athletes make the top 10 at the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii.

More than 2,300 athletes descended on Kailua-Kona in Hawaii on Saturday 10th October for the 37th annual Ironman World Championships.  Competitors from 62 countries tackled the notoriously challenging 2.4-mile ocean swim, 112-mile cycle ride and 26.2-mile marathon in incredibly humid conditions, with temperatures topping 49ºC. Out of the huge number of competitors, GB's ... 

Saddle fit for women

By Sam Murphy on in Triathlon
Sam Murphy went to Cyclefit to discover how finding the right saddle can make all the difference to performance

I love cycling, but too long in the saddle and it’s a pain in the arse, quite literally. At first, I was assured by long time riders that I’d soon ‘get used to it’ but soreness, numbness and chafing of the nether regions have continued to be a bugbear, despite ... 

Race day tips from a pro mechanic

By on in Triathlon
Tom is the team mechanic for Uplace-BMC. Here are his top race day tips...

Whilst on a training camp in Lanzarote with the Uplace-BMC team, we caught up with the man who quite literally keeps the wheels turning for the team, their mechanic Tom. Here are some race day tips for any aspiring long course triathletes out there -  OK, first thing, don’t change ANYTHING ... 

Interview: Corinne Abraham

By Ben Hobson on in Triathlon
The Ironwoman tells us why she loves running so much, what she can't live without in a training camp and how strength training keeps her injury proof.

TW - Easy one to start with, what are your the top 5 things you must have to survive training camp? (Laughs) Right... ok number one... I bring a hand blender, the whizzer that you can make soups and smoothies with. I don't make soup at training camp! I use it to ... 

Interview: Dirk Bockel

By Ben Hobson on in Triathlon
The Ironman champion chats injury, training and shares a few secrets.

TW - So you're currently injured, what happened? I injured my hip abductors during the run in Melbourne when I won the Asia-Pacific championship. I did some other races afterwards, but had the same inflammation in the same spot, I then raced one more time in the middle of the year ... 

Interview: Bob De Wolf Uplace - BMC team manager

By Ben Hobson on in Triathlon
Heading straight to the top, we had a chat with team manager Bob De Wolf on what it takes to create a winning formula

Taking things back to the start, was the initial thinking behind setting up a triathlon team and what did you hope to achieve? It all started initially back in 2008 with our owners supporting an individual athlete, then a couple years later in 2010 a second athlete joined the team and ... 

Uplace - BMC Pro Triathlon Team Video

By Ben Hobson on in Triathlon
A window into the lives of the most successful triathlon team as they train in Lanzarote

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2015 Windsor Triathlon

By News on in Triathlon
The 25th anniversary edition announces plans for 2015.

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Windsor Triathlon on the 14th June 2015, event organisers Human Race have planned something special to celebrate the occasion. They have invited every single male and female elite winner from the history of the race to return to and participate in the 2015 ... 

Race Report: Triathlon Pink UK 3rd August 2014, Basildon

By Jane Shackleton on in Triathlon

Triathlon Pink is antipodean in origin, having had roaring success over the pond in Australia since 2006 and this summer it made its way to the UK for the first time. The events were held at five locations in the UK; Crystal Palace, Bath, Sunderland, Leeds and Basildon. There were ...  ... 

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