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Pictured in front of the swim start for January's new Ironman 70.3 Auckland Asia Pacific Championship at the launch today, from left, Geoff Myer from Ironman Asia Pacific, original ironman New Zealand winner Scott Molina, 10-times Ironman NZ champion Cameron Brown, Jennah Wootten from Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development.

Ironman 70.3 Auckland Preview

One of the hottest fields assembled in the Southern Hempisphere races on Sunday in Auckland, New Zealand. Whilst there are a few athletes from outside

Graham O’Grady on his Rev3 Portland Win

After winning New Zealand’s Port of Tauranga half ironman in January this year Graham O’Grady has had his share of challenges. He went to Challenge Cairns to get back in to racing and did well, leading the race until T2 with Clayton Fettell and Chris McCormack. He ended up withdrawing late on the run. In Portland he gets back to his winning ways and looks forward to the season in the USA.

Cairns Airport Challenge Cairns Men’s Race Preview

The withdrawal of ten time Ironman New Zealand winner Cameron Brown has taken one potential winner out of the running. However this has not made the race an easier one to win for anyone. The smart money is on a two horse race between Chris (Macca) McCormack and Tim Berkel. Based on recent race form Tim Berkel would have to be the favourite but without being able to see Macca race long distance recently it is impossible to gauge how he is going. He will be there to win and will have done the work to put him self in a position to do so.

Abu Dhabi Triathlon Men’s Preview – Triathlon’s Hottest Field outside of Kona

Abu Dhabi International Triathlon has the hottest field outside of the Hawaii Ironman World Championship (or maybe even equal to in the men’s side). This is a who’s who of the top long course athletes in the world. In its second running those who stayed away last year have obviously thought that it is not a one hit wonder and the lure of the prize purse is just too much for most. Trizone spoke to Josh Rix, Tim Berkel, Matty White, Paul Ambrose, Joe Gambles and Kiwi Graham O’Grady in the lead up to this exciting new and very rich international triathlon.