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Why the Breck Epic Said No to Ironman Mike McCormack had a chance to sell Breck Epic and secure his family's financial future. It seemed like an easy choice, but it wasn't. This article originally appeared on The Breck Epic has just concluded its nightly awards ceremony, and, as if on cue, riders line up at the podium.

Ironman Mont-Tremblant Kona Qualifiers We captured the smiles and excitement at the men's rolldown for the Ironman World Championship from Ironman Lanzarote. We were at the Ironman Lanzarote rolldown and got some photos of the happy women who are on their way to Kona for the Ironman World Championship.

Brownlee brothers head stacked field at Beijing International This weekend's Beijing International Triathlon will feature a number of short-distance stars competing in a non-drafting race and vying for a piece of the $100,000 prize purse.

Reno Or Bust! Tri Gear Finds from Interbike Day 2 The Biggest Little Bike Show in the World delivers more fresh gear and plenty of sneak peeks for 2019. Though this may not be the final iteration of LEM's brand new, unreleased aero helmet, the Motive Aero will still feature an incredibly unique magnetically attached tail drop designed to fit a variety of positions without the dreaded back gap.

GoPro Hero 7 Black In-Depth Review It's that time of year again. Like clockwork it's the annual drop from GoPro of new action cameras. This year they've launched three new cameras - the Hero 7 Black, Silver, and White. These three new cameras will replace all existing cameras in their lineup with the exception of the GoPro Fusion 360* camera.

Quest for Kona: Ben Hoffman Back for More As one of two professional triathletes participating in the Quest for Kona series American Ben Hoffman isn't just concerned with qualifying, but performing at the highest level on race day. This year will mark Hoffman's ninth pro race at this marquee event.

Dr. Patricia DeLaMora Receives U.S. Olympic Committee’s Jack Kelly Fair Play Award A pediatric physician practicing in New York City, DeLaMora became an inspiring example of the Olympic ideals in July 2017 while competing in IRONMAN Santa Rosa in California. As she approached mile 26 during the bike portion of the race, DeLaMora saw a fellow triathlete, Tim Gallagher, unconscious on the side of the course.

Photos: 2018 XTERRA Pan Am Championships The United States' Josiah Middaugh and Scotland's Lesley Paterson captured the XTERRA Pan America Championship on a warm and windy day at Snowbasin Resort near Ogden, Utah over the weekend. This is the second straight year and fourth time Paterson has won the XTERRA Pan Am Championship.

3 Fruity, Natural Sports Drinks You'll Love Stir up one of these editor-tested fruity, natural sports drinks to fuel and hydrate on the run. $26 for one pound, The Arnold Palmer-like taste of this drink makes it extremely refreshing. Its super-short ingredient list-just pure maple sugar, lemon, black tea and sea salt-also scored serious points with testers.

In Heavy Rotation Volume 4: Our Editors' Favorite Gear Introducing the fourth installment of our column, "In Heavy Rotation." Each month, our editors will break out their favorite, battle-tested stuff and talk about why this is their go-to gear for training, racing, and living the tri-life.

Super mom - Meet Rebeccah Wassner After having her third child in January, Rebeccah Wassner is back racing. We caught up with her after the Toughman Championship on the weekend, where she finished second.

Late season success or ready for a break? Some of you may be tapering in preparation for your main race of the season? Others may not be so pleased with performances this season and may benefit from a boost in motivation by taking on another challenge to try and beat that PB or boasting work colleague before the main season is over!

Reno Or Bust! Tri Gear Finds from Interbike Day 1 The annual Interbike trade show heads north to another, smaller gambling mecca, but doesn’t disappoint with some fresh tri finds.

Triathlon action returns to Asia for Weihai World Cup - The city of Weihai in the north-eastern corner of China will be the setting for the 12th stop of the 2018 World Cup season this weekend and, coming just a week after the WTS Grand Final on Australia's Gold Coast, both the men's and women's races are filled with big-name talent.

World Triathletes, Gold Coast - The best triathletes from across the globe descended on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, to line up and contest at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final, the pinnacle event on the triathlon calendar. Moments of personal triumph and champion status from our World Triathlon age-group triathletes.

Aquathlon to be included at the inaugural World Beach Games in San Diego 2019 - ITU is pleased to announce that Aquathlon has been included in the first ever edition of the World Beach Games, which will take place in San Diego from 10-14 October 2019. The International Triathlon Union is also launching the Aquathlon Ranking, which will have all the athletes competing in this discipline.

Do Your Goals Need a Mid-Season Reset? Even if you've somehow managed to avoid all life stresses and unpredictability, chances are there are still some things you can do to improve. There are three general categories of progress that athletes fall into about this time of year:. You haven't made as much progress towards the goals you outlined at the beginning of the season.

One-Hour Workout: 5 Ways to Run Hills Hill repeats are a great way to build fitness and mix up your routine. Here are five hill workouts from different coaches that will leave you feeling fitter and stronger. Running Hills and Drills: Coach Alison Kreideweis calls this workout "hills and drills" because it's a combination of tried-and-true speedwork and dynamic drills on an incline.

Quite a year for Capparell A year ago James Capparell got passed with four miles to go at the Toughman Championship. There was no getting caught this year as he led through the bike and the run to move to the top of the podium this year.

Meet Toughman champion Nicole Falcaro Fresh off a fourth-place finish at Ironman 70.3 Dún Laoghaire, Nicole Falcaro proves that you really can balance full time work and living in New York with a pro career as she takes the Toughman Championship.

Pioneer announces new color-mapping GPS bike computer, plus new power meters In some ways Pioneer can be easy to forget about in the power meter scene, though, I'm honestly not sure why. They've consistently delivered a new round of products every year at Interbike - almost as consistent as Apple can be counted on to deliver new iPhones in September.

Wahoo Fitness adds Pioneer's advanced pedaling metrics to ELEMNT/BOLT Today Wahoo and Pioneer announced a bit of a partnership that will bring Pioneer's advanced power meter pedaling metrics onto the Wahoo ELEMNT and BOLT head unit lineup. These metrics have long been only available on Pioneer's head units, and roughly rival what Garmin has done with Cycling Dynamics.

First Look: Kinetic R1 Direct Drive Trainer And just like that, Kinetic has joined the direct drive trainer flotilla. But unlike everyone else, their trainer actually rolls. Or tilts I suppose. I guess it could roll if you fall off it. Kinetic has taken their popular Rock and Roll series of trainers that spans back more than a decade, and upgraded it to the digital era.

Swim, Bike, Run, and Live Each Trip to Its Fullest Take it from Brian Metzler-a four-time Ironman and former editor in chief of Competitor magazine who has traveled to more than 30 countries to compete in triathlons, marathons, ultra-distance trail races, and adventure races: You've got to live each trip to its fullest.

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