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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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Jenson Button vs the Brownlees

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Formula One driver and triathlete Jenson Button takes on the Brownlees

McLaren Mercedes driver and triathlon devotee Jenson Button recently took on one of the toughest challenges of his career – a head to head test with Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee.Button, who trains and regularly competes in triathlons to stay fit for F1, was put through his paces in the ...  ... 

Shaven legs proven to improve performance

By Alex Hutchinson on in Training
A closer look at the purported benefits of leg-shaving.

Last month I blogged about a surprise result from wind tunnel testing, which claimed that cyclists can save on the order of 15 watts – equivalent to over a minute on a 40-km time trial – simply by shaving their legs. One of the mysteries surrounding that result was that previous testing ... 

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 ... 

Age related decline and endurance sport

By Alex Hutchinson on in Training
A study measured power and efficiency in masters cyclists.

How does physical performance change as we get older? And how much of that is due to changing activity/training patterns, rather than age itself? These are tricky questions to answer, but masters athletes – that growing cohort of people who buck the societal trend and keep hammering as they get ... 

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 ...  ... 

SCOTT Sports announce new TT & triahtlon bike - plasma5

By Ben Hobson on in Triathlon Gear
Designed "to be faster with the rider than without", is the new plasma5 that fast?

Seen decked out in a very fetching camo paint job at the IM European Championship, Sebastian Kienle's bike got almost as much attention as the speeding German and now SCOTT have announced it's a brand new bike for the TT and triathlon market. Named the plasma5, SCOTT have based the their ... 

British Triathlon announce partnership with Whole Earth Foods

By News on in Triathlon
Peanut butter brand Whole Earth Foods to fuel British Triathletes.

British Triathlon have signed a three year deal that will see Whole Earth support British triathletes in their quest to be fuelled to achieve their personal triathlon challenge Known for its high fibre and protein content and fuelling properties, peanut butter has often been used by athletes as a source of energy and ... 

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