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Lisa Marangon and Peter Schokman top 10 at the San Francisco ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup

The San Francisco Pan American Cup has seen Australians Lisa Marangon and Peter Schokman convincingly finish in the top 10. Whilst Australia is in the depths of a cold winter, things are just heating up for Aussie triathletes overseas, and the results at San Francisco including that of Michael Fox, shows Australia is not short of any talent as we have seen around the globe in the last weekend.

2010 Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship Phuket Race Preview

Tomorrow in Phuket the 2010 Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship will take place with a host of Australians chasing podium spots. Trizone spoke to a few of our leading triathletes who will be among the action at the front of the field. Anna Cleaver, Melissa Rollinson, Michelle Wu, Christie Sym, Paul Ambrose and non-starter Peter Schokman talk about how they are feeling, who to watch out for and in Pete’s case why he will not be on the start line.

Strong Australian contingent to tackle final Foster Grant Ironman World Championship 70.3 Clearwater

The Ironman 70.3 Series culminates this weekend with its world championship in Clearwater, Florida. More than 1,800 competitors have earnt the right to compete in the Foster Grant Ironman World Championship 70.3 by qualifying at one of the nearly 50 events held around the world. A professional prize purse totaling $100,000 is on offer together with Timex Ironman Watch bonuses worth $10,000 along the bike and run courses.

Pro Male Triathletes who may Upset the Party at this Weekend’s Gold Coast Half Ironman

There are some pro triathletes who are quietly heading up to the Gold Coast with plans to upset the Tim Berkel and Clayton Fettell show. Leon Griffin is back to his good form after suffering an achilies injury during the year which sidelined him for a few weeks. Another is Peter Schokman, Peter recently won Yeppoon with a half marathon time of 1:13. Then there is Christian Kemp who almost ran down Pete Jacobs at the Huskisson long course triathlon in February this year finishing only 10 seconds behind. A further 1:10 in front was the winner Craig Alexander. Michael Murphy from Cronulla is also someone to watch.