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Annabel Luxford and Chris Kemp will be going up against very strong professional fields this weekend at Rev3 Quassy half iron distance race in Connecticut. Racing with Kemp and Luxford are fellow Australian’s Mirinda Carfrae, Carrie Lester, Joe Gambles, Richie Cunningham, Paul Ambrose, Matthew Pellow and Sam Douglas. Wattie Ink Australian athletes Richie Cunningham and [...]
There were five Australian men and three Australian women racing at the St Anthony’s Triathlon over the weekend. Highest placed was Emma Moffatt with a 3rd. Greg Bennett was 5th overall and at 42 years old is proving that age is not a hindrance. James Seear was 9th overall with Sam Betten 13th in his [...]
Leanda Cave has put in a late effort on the run to pass Caroline Steffen with around 3 miles to go and take the 2012 World Ironman Championship crown. Always threatening early on in the run was eventual third placed Australian Mirinda Carfrae. Carfrae laid it all down early on to try and take back [...]
At the Ironman World Chamapionship 2012 Media Conference today were Kelly Williamson, Rachel Joyce, Leanda Cave, Caroline Steffen, Miranda Carfrae, Sebastian Kienle, Jordan Rapp, Andreas Raelert, Pete Jacobs and Craig Alexander. Greg Welch introduced them all and we had a few words from each of them before the questions flowed. Craig Alexander is preparing for [...]
Sunshine Coast based Swiss Athlete Caroline Steffen has won the inaugural Ironman Asia Pacific Championships and in doing so posted the second fastest time in history. It was a perfect day for Steffen who embraced partner Dave Dellow on the finish line, Dave having finished 5th in the mens race. Steffen was clearly overjoyed at [...]
Sundays Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship Melbourne offers arguably the most star studded field seen in Australia to date. 2010 Ironman World Champion Mirinda Carfrae will be favourite to take out the race, but everything will have to go to plan if she is to head off what is expected to be a very strong challenge from [...]
MELBOURNE, Australia (March 20, 2012) – With an untested course, 2010 World Ironman Champion, Mirinda Carfrae, said one of the major attractions of the inaugural Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship in Melbourne is that it is a trip into the unknown. “You go into an inaugural event and the course is a total mystery and the pace [...]
Chrissie Wellington has come back from her recent bike crash to again show she is the woman’s best iron distance athlete and win her 4th world title. In a close and exciting woman’s race Australia’s defending world champion Mirinda Carfrae came from behind again to earn a close second place.
Girls just don’t smack talk like the guys! It would make things much more exciting if they weren’t so careful about saying something wrong. Any media’s good media! Right? Chrissie Wellington is the standout favourite but who are the other top women who will be there ready to pounce if Chrissie falters? Christie Sym gives us the low down on the women’s ironman world championship race.
Craig Alexander and Defending Champion Miranda Carfrae Vying for their own Slices of Hawaiian Ironman History
Sydney’s two-time winner Craig Alexander and Brisbane’s defending champion Miranda Carfrae will be vying for their own slices of Hawaiian Ironman history when they headline another strong Australian contingent for the 33rd running of the world’s most famous triathlon on Saturday. The 38-year-old Alexander, who conquered Kona in 2008 and 2009, has arrived in Hawaii in great form after his win in the Marine Corps Ironman World Championship 70.3 in Las Vegas last month.