Archive for October, 2011
Olympic Games gold medallist Hamish Carter doesn’t do things by half, he doesn’t take on challenges light heartedly, so when he says he is ‘coming out of retirement’ to compete in a triathlon for the first time in over 6 years, you know he must be serious. Carter announced today that he would dust off the cobwebs from the bike and see if he can still fit into the wetsuit (he’ll have no problems) to race at the Barfoot & Thompson ITU Triathlon World Cup in Auckland on November 20, with the event hub at The Cloud on Queens Wharf.
As predicted Melissa Rollison was the one to beat in Noosa in the weekend and the current world 70.3 champion did not disappoint. After coming out of the water over 2:40 behind she won by 48 seconds. David Dellows was the surprise winner in the mens after out running the one of the favourites Paul Matthews, James Sear and Clayton Fettell.
Encore screenings of AUSSIES ABROAD CRAIG ALEXANDER will air on ESPN Australia – Fri 5.30pm, Sat 9pm & Sun 7.30pm.
Catch this revealing 60-minute insight into one of the world’s all-time great triathletes, only on ESPN Australia / NZ.”
See some great footage of not only Craig’s recent wins in Hawaii but some great background and family insights into why Craig is the world champion athlete he is.
James Tobin mentioned on Weekend Sunrise a few months back that he would love to do another triathlon. Trizone and Yahoo!7’s Banzai decided to challenge James to take enter the Noosa Triathlon. James was up for the challenge.
One of the strongest fields ever assembled will take on the 29th Noosa Triathlon on Sunday. Courtney Atkinson will be aiming for an historic fourth consecutive win, but will have to overcome world champ Chris McCormack and Paul Matthews, as well as other quality athletes such as Luke McKenzie, Brendon Sexton, Paul Ambrose, Clayton Fettell, Joey Lampe and Mitch Robins to achieve this goal.
The team at Elite Energy are taking the NSW triseries & ULTIMATE triathlon juggernaut to the thriving and picturesque location of NSW largest inland City Wagga Wagga. Triathlon NSW has also announced that the Wagga Wagga ULTIMATE race will be the only NSW long course selection race for the world championships in Madrid, Spain in 2012.
Only forty-eight days remain until 1,600 of the fittest professional and age group
athletes on the planet test themselves at the grueling SunSmart
Ironman Western Australia triathlon. The event is held in picturesque
Busselton, Western Australia on Sunday December 4, 2011
The tenth anniversary edition of the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon is set for August 4-5, 2012. It promises to be a special celebration of ten years of a singular athletic challenge across a stunning landscape.
Nathan ‘Struggla’ Stewart and Kiwi Michelle Bremer were the surprise winners on Sunday in Forster at the inaugural Elite Energy Ultimate Triathlon. On a day where the cliche ‘triathlon was the winner’ we witnessed the birth of a new race distance that proved to be a solid challenge for everyone racing. Nathan upstaged pre race [...]
Queensland Olympic distance champion Clayton Fettell and Brisbane’s Ellie Salthouse claimed victory at Race 1 of the Gatorade Queensland Tri Series in sensational racing conditions at Raby Bay this morning. Fettell dominated the field and showed no signs of redemption in the super sprint distance format remaining out of sight from the lead pack of males, from the start to the finish of the race. Brisbane’s Ellie Salthouse claimed victory in the open female category placing in front of Brisbane girls Bonnie Atherton and Holly Grice.