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The Countdown to Kona

By Katie Hiscock on in Triathlon
Get set for triathlon’s toughest race this weekend – and if watching it on the TV isn’t enough, get inspired to sign up to an Ironman race yourself

Next Saturday 13 October all eyes will be on Kona, Hawaii for the headline event in the triathlon endurance racing calendar: the Ironman World Championship. The race Held since 1978, the annual Ironman World Championship or ‘Ironman Hawaii’ is the culmination of a number of international Ironman qualifier races from the preceding ... 

RideLondon Bike Festival Launched

By Alison Hamlett on in Triathlon
Britain's biggest bike festival looks set to take London by storm next summer

We’re always on the look out for the next exciting sporting challenge, so when we heard that a new bike festival is set to arrive in London next summer, we went along to find out more from London’s Mayor Boris Johnson. As the Olympics came to a close, Johnson announced that ... 

Join Wednesday's Bike Training and Racing Webchat

By John Carroll on in Triathlon
Improve your cycling with this week's webchat

Don’t miss our forum this Wednesday (September 5); we have a live webchat with coach and triathlete Jim McConnel, who competed in the XTERRA (off-road triathlon) World Championships for several years, finishing 21st in the world in 2008. He has also been a sports massage therapist and triathlon coach and ... 

Join Wednesday's Open-Water Webchat

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Put your posers to elite triathlete and founder of British triathlon brand Zone3, James Lock

Head to our forum this Wednesday (August 15) for a live webchat with elite triathlete and founder of British triathlon brand Zone3 from 1-2pm.  James was a nationally ranked junior swimmer and runner, who then discovered triathlon at Loughborough University. A swim specialist, in 2006 he became World Biathlon Champion and ... 

Brilliant Brownlees Shine in London

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It's gold for Alistair Brownlee and a bronze medal for younger brother Jonny as Team GB wins its first ever Olympic triathlon medals

On a magical morning in London, two brothers set out to fulfill their dreams of gold. If you think this sounds like the start of a fairy tale, you'd be right because less than two hours later, big brother Alistair Brownlee crossed the finish line of the London 2012 Olympic ... 

Swiss on a roll at women's Olympic Tri

By Alison Hamlett on in Triathlon

Switzerland's Nicola Spirig pipped Sweden's Lisa Norden in a photo finish at the London Olympic Triathlon this morning. Aussie Erin Densham finished just two seconds behind to claim bronze in the nail-biting sprint for the line. Great Britain's Helen Jenkins was fifth.  The race unfolded in dramatic fashion with several crashes on ... 

London's Winning Olympic Lesson

By Alison Hamlett on in Triathlon
One week into the London Olympic Games, the future for sport in Britain looks sunny

Thursday morning’s travel news on Radio 5 reported long delays in central London thanks to the closure of Hyde Park Corner to traffic. And the reason? Competitors were trying out the course for the Olympic triathlons, due to begin this Saturday when the women's race gets underway at 09:00. The fact ... 

Gear Pick: Nectar Hydro Sports Hydration Tabs

By Cedric Lassonde on in Triathlon

Nectar Hydro Sports Hydration Tabs (£6.99) Cedric says: Nectar Hydro Sports Hydration Tabs are a new way to hydrate from the company that revolutionised recovery drinks: For Good Shakes. They are designed to help to replace the electrolytes you loose when you sweat, without the added calories of a regular sports ... 

Join Wednesday's Racing Strategy Webchat

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Get race ready by putting your posers to pro triathlete Mark Threlfall

Head to our forum this Wednesday (July 25) for a live webchat with pro triathlete Mark Threlfall from 1-2pm.  Mark, 23, has represented GB in duathlon, triathlon and cross triathlon. He discovered his passion for the sport in his teens and joined the British Triathlon World Class Performance Squad. Whilst at ... 

Gear Pick of the Week: Daionic Pro Nutrition Shake

By James Fricker on in Triathlon

Daionic Pro Nutrition Shake, £1.99 (330ml) Daionic have created a readymade protein shake with a whopping 36g of protein per serving - it claims to pack the most protein of any sports nutrition drink on the market. It’s main aims are to refuel and promote recovery to aid muscle growth. I didn’t ... 

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