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Coloradans Among Top Finishers in Kona

It was the Daniela Ryf and Jan Frodeno show today at the IRONMAN World Championships, as the Swiss and German athletes led nearly wire-to-wire for victories in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. With temperatures soaring into the 90s by mid-morning under a cloudless sky, both Ryf and Frodeno displayed remarkable resolve as many top competitors crumbled in the […]

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Boulder’s Abby Levene Claims USAT Olympic Distance National Title

Amateur triathletes Barrett LeHardy and Abby Levene captured victory and overall national titles at Saturday’s USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance National Championships, held for the third and final time at the Milwaukee Art Museum and Discovery World along Lake Michigan. More than 2,600 athletes crossed the finish line of the 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike, 10-kilometer run event, […]

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mary beth ellis

U.S. Triathletes Set to Compete at Long Distance Triathlon Worlds on Saturday

More than 100 Americans are slated to compete this Saturday at the 2015 ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships in Motala, Sweden, vying for world titles and championship medals. Long Distance Triathlon Worlds feature a 4-kilometer swim, 120-kilometer bike and 30-kilometer run course, and competitors include elite and age-group triathletes. The elite wave begins at […]

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hunter kemper

USA Triathlon Names Roster for 2015 Pan American Games

U.S. Olympians and multiple-time Pan American Games medalists Sarah Haskins and Hunter Kemper headline the six-person U.S. Pan American Triathlon Team roster for the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto next month. The triathlon events feature a standard Olympic-distance 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike, 10-kilometer run course, with the women set to compete on Saturday, July 11, […]

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Fuel For Champions What Triathletes Eat

Fuel For Champions: What Triathletes Eat

Food is fuel. Or so the saying goes. For triathletes, this is especially true. They compete in three events in races that, at the Olympic distance (1.5-kilometer swim, 40-kilometer bike, 10-kilometer run), can last around two hours. Going all out for this length of time, often in hot, humid conditions, triathletes’ diets are as important […]

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Joshiah Middaugh

Stockton, Weaver Earn Overall Off-Road National Titles

Garrard, Middaugh finish as top U.S. elites Age-group triathletes Mimi Stockton and Daryl Weaver swam, biked and ran to win the amateur 2015 USA Triathlon Off-Road National Championships on Saturday at Oak Mountain State Park, while Emma Garrard and Josiah Middaugh repeated as Elite Off-Road National Champions. Mimi Stockton won the women’s age-group overall title […]

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