debt that you cannot afford to go on holiday for years to come.Travel insurance is essential when you are going away to either train or race, and because you are a triathlete, regular policies are unlikely to cover you. The reason? Amazingly, triathlon
? Amazingly, triathlon is often considered an 'extreme' sport. However, there are a number of travel and sport insurance companies, including Dogtag, Snowcard, Insure and Go, and JS Insurance, that will cater to your specific needs. Do your researchIf you
Making a claimMaking a claim will involve different steps, depending on whether you are claiming for lost/damaged luggage or medical expenses. But here are some basic rules:1. Keep your policy documents and number with you.2. Write down dates and times of what has happened, and g...
this year.Rasmus Henning (Den)Henning moved from Olympic-distance triathlon to Ironman in 2009 because he wanted to spend more time with his family (fewer races mean less travel). He made his mark quickly, winning Ironman China that year. Last year he won
in Pembrokeshire, there was a sense of apprehension among the triathletes who had gathered to take part in the inaugural Ironman Wales long-distance triathlon. Many had already tested parts of the course during The Long Course Weekend, which took place in June
- Saturday was given over to various promotional events - and was impressed by the atmosphere generated by supporters, and relieved by the range of abilities on show. Far from being the preserve of the elites, the Valencia Triathlon appeared to be all about
or the really bad news?" he asks. With a week to go until we tackle the Norseman, the world's toughest long-distance triathlon, I'm hoping he'll tell me the event has been cancelled. I ask for the really bad news. "I've just looked on Facebook and someone has
deep puddles – the Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championships in Phuket didn’t quite follow the planned script.Introduced to the triathlon calendar in 2010, this race instantly became a must-do for triathletes around the world. A combination of a tough
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