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Challenge Taiwan 226 date announce for 2015

Challenge Taiwan 226 date announce for 2015

Tuesday 28 Apr 2015 [Triathlon News]

The tropical destination of Taitung will host the full distance CHALLENGE TAIWAN on October 24, 2015. CHALLENGE TAIWAN will be held over the same course that winds through the stunning Taitung region with full support from the government and the local community. The full distance race has been the feature race of the CHALLENGE TAIWAN weekend for the past two years but in 2015 organizers decided to separate the events in order to best support the athletes in both distances. more

Weiss, Van Huyssteen win XTERRA Reunion

Weiss, Van Huyssteen win XTERRA Reunion

Tuesday 28 Apr 2015 [Triathlon News]

A pair of XTERRA stars from South Africa – Bradley Weiss and Carla Van Huyssteen – took the top spots at the inaugural XTERRA Reunion off-road tri in Saint-Gilles today. It’s the second XTERRA World Tour win of the year for Weiss, who captured the season-opener at XTERRA Philippines in February – and a triumphant return from injury for Van Huyssteen, a two-time XTERRA South Africa Champ. Both will now head to Langkawi, Malyasia to compete for next Saturday’s XTERRA Asian Tour Championship. more

Terenzo @ Challenge Taiwan

Terenzo @ Challenge Taiwan

Tuesday 28 Apr 2015 [Triathlon News]

This weekend was the first race of part 2 of my 2015 season. It was the Challenge Taiwan Half distance triathlon in beautiful Taitung in southeast Taiwan. The race was on a special day for us Kiwis and Aussies being on the 25th April which celebrated the 100th year anniversary of ANZAC day, the first time New Zealand and Australian troops fought alongside each other when we landed on the beach in Gallipoli in World War I. It also marks my mum, Diane’s Birthday… I forgot to get her a present befo more

Daubord, Backler win XTERRA Tahiti

Daubord, Backler win XTERRA Tahiti

Monday 27 Apr 2015 [Triathlon News]

Brice Daubord from Orleans, France and Sarah Backler from Tauranga, New Zealand captured the inaugural XTERRA Tahiti Championship on a beautiful island day. Nico Lebrun, the technical director for the XTERRA European Tour, drew the lucky assignment to cover the cross-island challenge and brings us this report… “Everyone gathered at 6:30 this morning in front of the town hall of Papeete, bikes on trucks, athletes on buses, press, VIP on 4×4’s and off for an hour drive along the cost to Mataeia – more

Sanders and Frederiksen Too Tough in Texas

Sanders and Frederiksen Too Tough in Texas

Monday 27 Apr 2015 [Triathlon News]

Lionel Sanders played to his strengths on the bike and run while Helle Frederiksen knocked off another dominating performance as the pair claimed the wins at the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN 70.3 Texas. more

Buyer’s guide: Saddles

Tuesday 28 Apr 2015 Paul Moore
Pro’s debut in the triathlon saddle market is a fine offering. The nose is among the narrowest of the split saddles at only about 50mm wide. This should minimize one of the main complaints of split-nose saddles: inner thigh chafing. Male and female testers were both able to find comfortable positions on the AeroFuel TT. The only complaint is that the saddle rails are rather short, limiting fore-aft adjustability. 1 of {count} Back to Start View Larger Image.ISM PN 1.1 The ISM PN 1.1 is similar to the very popular ISM Attack, but with softer cushioning, steel rails and a price tag that’s $100 lighter. Many riders new to noseless saddles struggle with its firmness, and this saddle is the answer to that complaint. Its nose is noticeably softer and makes for a more comfortable break-in period. The PN 1.1 is the most slender model from ISM, allowing riders to shift fore and aft with greater inner thigh clearance.View Larger Image.Cobb JOF 55 Quickly becoming a...

Avoid these common training mistakes

Tuesday 28 Apr 2015 Paul Moore
Photo: ShutterstockMost triathletes take their training seriously. They are highly motivated, disciplined, and willing to work hard to improve. However, I also see most triathletes making the same training mistakes over and over again. I’m not talking about small mistakes in the details of training, but fundamental ones that impede progress in a major way. I’d like to talk about five such mistakes and show you how to avoid each of them. Mistake #1: Not training progressively A lot of triathletes practice what I sometimes call “lifestyle training,” by which I mean that they do more or less the same training every week. The only real planning they do is to sign up for races. The only real progression in their training is a general trend toward increasing volume. Their swim training either completely conforms to a masters group, or else they swim alone and just do laps. Their bike and run training consists almost entirely in logging miles. Many triathletes do hit the track once a week...

Video: How to perfect your bike cornering

Tuesday 28 Apr 2015 Paul Moore
Cornering on a road bike is all about technique, confidence and grip. This video is all about perfecting every aspect of your technique to maximise your grip. You’ve probably seen how pro cyclists absolutely fly round corners, especially when they’re descending. And, as cornering fast is about technique rather than fitness, you can corner like – or better than – a pro. With the basics of confidence and line choice nailed, focus on the smaller aspects, the marginal gains that make up to big differences. Half a second gained in a corner doesn’t sound like a lot, but it’s half a second that others have to chase to make up. Think about things like body position, road surface and counter-steering.

Gallery: Brownlee & Holland win in Cape Town

Tuesday 28 Apr 2015 Paul Moore
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Serrano & Paterson win XTERRA West Championship

Tuesday 28 Apr 2015 Paul Moore
Francisco Serrano and Lesley Paterson won the XTERRA U.S. Pro Series opener at the XTERRA West Championship on a cool morning around the desert of Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, Nevada today. The men’s race The race started in the calm 67-degree waters of Lake Las Vegas fronting the Reflection Bay Golf Clubhouse with Australian XTERRA star Ben Allen leading everyone out of the water. His lead wouldn’t last long, however, as former Olympian “Paco” Serrano from Monterrey, Mexico stormed to the front in the first mile and never looked back. “I felt really good, and it was a fast swim, faster than I expected,” said Serrano, who has been racing XTERRA on-and-off since 2004 and is a three-time XTERRA Mexico Champion. “Ben was about 35 seconds ahead out of the water but I was able to catch him fast. He stayed close though and came back on the down hills. I knew Josiah (Middaugh) was back there somewhere and going to be really fast and I knew he might...

Put A Ring On It

Tuesday 28 Apr 2015 Noreply@blogger.com (rappstar)
Happy Mothers' Day to Jessie Clark I'm sure some of you were beginning to wonder what ever happened with the 4 C's Dimond giveaway. Honestly, there were times when I wondered about it too, because giving a bike away gets harder every time I do it. It becomes even worse when I'm training a lot, and my judgement and overall mental capacity becomes severely limited. I am always terrified

The Road To The Woodlands

Monday 27 Apr 2015 Noreply@blogger.com (rappstar)
it's by no means perfect, but it helps tell the story... "How much do you train?" This is a common question for, I think, most pros. Simon Whitfield gave me the best answer to this question, "As much as possible." The key, then, is simply (or not so simply, as the case may be) in defining what is possible. After a lot of trial and a lot of error, I seem to have pretty much settled on

2015 XTERRA West Championships

Tuesday 28 Apr 2015 Melanie@racergirl.com (melanie)
2015 vegas preride I added the XTERRA West Championship to my schedule not only because I really miss and enjoy that style of racing but also because I have been finding that the best taper for a race is to race the weekend before.  I have almost without exception found that resting into race #1 leaves me good but not 100% and the following weekend I feel amazing.  Since I am really hoping to have a good go in St George I thought I would employ this strategy, literally clean the cobwebs off my Superfly, and use the race in Lake Las Vegas as my pre-race tuneup.  Since I had a good race, stayed upright and am quickly recovered and back on track I can say that so far things are going as expected.  Preriding with my roomies Brittany, Katharine and Buttons. I am excited to see the top girls in XTERRA are doing a phenomenal job of raising the bar and pushing each other to continue raising the level in the sport.  Lesley is in her characteristic all year round top shape early...

Resilience

Monday 27 Apr 2015 Noreply@blogger.com (Jennie Hansen)
  "Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather than letting failure overcome them and drain their resolve, they find a way to rise from the ashes. Psychologists have identified some of the factors that make someone resilient, among them a positive attitude, optimism, the ability to regulate emotions, and the ability to see failure as a form of helpful feedback. Even after misfortune, resilient people are blessed with such an outlook that they are able to change course and soldier on."  (Psychology.com)noun re·sil·ience \ri-ˈzil-yən(t)s\: the ability to become strong, healthy, or successful again after something bad happens: the ability of something to return to its original shape after it has been pulled, stretched, pressed, bent, etc.  Resilience.  It's been a word that's been on my mind a lot lately, and a concept that I'm doing my best to hold onto, along...

17/9/11 Lausanne, Beijing

Monday 03 Oct 2011 Noreply@blogger.com (James Elvery)
Unfortunately I didn’t have the best day in Lausanne. Not sure what it was bit I was just a bit off the pace all day. Maybe the timing since I was at altitude? I had a good swim start and was in the first 5 at 300m, but then I slipped back a bit and wasn’t able to get into the very lead group out of the swim. Onto the bike and there was a small gap across to the lead pack which I would normally jump across without any trouble, but I couldn’t do it and had to settle into the chase pack. I struggled the whole bike and was in even bigger trouble when I started running. 40th. Bugger! Onwards and upwards! From Lausanne I had 3 weeks to prepare for the 2011 Series Grand Final and 2nd Olympic selection race in Beijing. The course in Beijing should have suited me. A one lap non wetsuit swim, and tough hilly bike. After Lausanne I went back to Sigmaringen and spent 2 days in my room with a really bad flu and fever. I recovered quickly and felt in great shape nailing some key sessions and...

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