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Jimmy after taking 3rd at Ironman Cairns 2012

Jimmy Johnsen wins Ironman Western Australia 2012

[caption id="attachment_9844" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jimmy after taking 3rd at Ironman Cairns 2012[/caption]

Jimmy Johnsen has staged a remarkable turnaround by winning Ironman Western Australia today. Just

Ironman Canada 2011 Pro Start List and Race Preview

2009 Subaru Ironman Canada champion Jordan Rapp, whose injury kept him out of last year’s race, looks to reclaim his title on Sunday, August 28th in the 29th Annual Subaru Ironman Canada triathlon. It will not be an easy task, as last year’s champion, Viktor Zyemtsev, would prefer an ending more in his favour. To add a further twist to the plot, Rapp and Zyemtsev have to contend with 2008 Champion Bryan Rhodes and 2006 Champion Jasper Blake. Also racing is Australia’s Jason Shortis and Paul Attard.

Tim Reed Third at New York City 5150 Triathlon

Tim Reed has continued his good form with a third at the New York City 5150 triathlon over the weekend. The 5150 series is a new format run by WTC who own the Ironman brand. The 5150 refers to the distance which is Oympic distance. Also racing in NYC was Joshua Amberger, Jason Shortis and Greg Bennett. Bennett was second overall, Amberger was seventh and Shortis showed that he has some speed left in him for 15th overall.

$10,000, Falls Creek, some of Australia’s top triathletes and a bit of altitude

With $10,000 in prize money up for grabs and the opportunity to race in a stunning location some of Australia’s top triathletes are heading to Falls Creek this weekend to race in SuperSprint’s new long course triathlon. Leon Griffin, Jason Shortis, Mitch Anderson, Clayton Fettell, Nicole Ward, Michelle Wu, Madeline Oldfield and Liz Blatchford are headling the event. Whilst we know these names better than most some of the leading competitors are talking up others and playing their own chances down.

The Five Big Questions of SunSmart Ironman Western Australia

There are many things to look forward to at the new-look SunSmart Ironman Western Australia, not least seeing each and every competitor achieve their individual Ironman goals. But as always there are certain members of the field with their eyes on different targets…

Rebekah Keat and Jimmy Johnsen back to defend their Shepparton Half Ironman Titles

This year will see the largest field compete in the Shepparton Half Ironman with 950 competitors entered. The organising committee has had to review and alter its infrastructure in order to accommodate for the larger field. Several big name pros are returning to compete for first place including last years winner, international triathlete Jimmy Johnsen (Denmark), Ironman legend Jason Shortis, last year’s female winner and race record holder Rebekah Keat, along with Kat Baker, Lisa Marangon and Jodie Scott.