Archive for August, 2010
Australia’s Christie Sym has put in a very strong performance to finish 5th at Ironman Canada this morning. Christie finished in a time of 9:41:30. On a day that included rain, hail and wind, American Meredith Kessler crossed the finish line in 9:13:46 for her first Ironman title to complement her two runner-up finishes this year [...]
On a hot and steamy day in Louisville Paul Ambrose won the Ironman Louisville race in a time of 8:29. Paul has had a great 70.3 season in the USA this year and this result shows what he is capable of. Paul was able to ride the fastest bike split of the day coming off the [...]
Reigning ITU World Champion Emma Moffatt holds 52 point lead with one race left in the 2010 ITU World Championship Series
With just two weeks to go until the final race of the 2010 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series, the duel for the women’s world title is wide open. Reigning ITU World Champion Emma Moffatt currently leads the world rankings, but New Zealand’s Andrea Hewitt sits only 52 points behind Moffatt, meaning the Kiwi is well within striking distance of this year’s world crown.
Showing his sense of humour Paralympian Michael Milton says the running leg of the Noosa Triathlon is likely to be his weakest when he announced he will compete in the prestigious annual event as part of a fund-raising drive to raise money for cancer research. He’s been focussing on running which he does on one leg and a pair of custom-built carbon crutches.
Burner Gel was originally conceived as training development nutrition for elite riders and teams, however the word has got out and due to demand SiS have now released the Burner Gel to the general public.
Joe Gambles, Matty White and Josh Rix off the Podium but Perform well at Timberman Ironman 70.3 Triathlon in New Hampshire
Matty White and Josh Rix have continued their head to head battles with Matty taking the bragging rights this weekend in New Hampshire. Two weeks ago in Boulder Matty finished 30 seconds ahead of Josh. Three weeks ago in Michigan Josh triumphed after running a solid 1:17 half marathon and finishing almost a minute ahead of Matty. Of course [...]
In a race dominated by Alistair Brownlee’s younger brother Jonathan Australians Brad Kahlefeldt 4th, Don Wilson 5th, Jamie Huggett 20th and Brendan Sexton 43rd were all racing a distance slightly outside their comfort zone this season. Brad showed what a class athlete he is and Don Wilson was only 6 seconds back.
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Pete Jacobs has gone three better than his return race at Challenge Roth last month and won his first 70.3 race. Not bothered by the heat Pete ran well and finished fast while most of the other top athletes look like the heat was a debilitating factor in the run. (Click here to see Pete’s blog about [...]
During Mark’s 15 years of racing in the sport of triathlons he searched for those few golden tools that would allow him to maximize his training time and come up with the race results he envisioned. At the top of that list was heart rate training. It was and still is the single most potent tool an endurance athlete can use to set the intensity levels of workouts in a way that will allow for long-term athletic performance.