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Duffy, Kanute Lead After Day One at Island House Day 1 Standings - Men: 1. Ben Kanute 2. Terenzo Bozzone 3. Henri Schoeman 4. Aaron Royle 5. Cam Dye 6. Ryan Bailie 7. Sam Appleton 8. Sebastian Kienle 9. Richard Murray 10. Rudy Von Berg 11. Mario Mola 12. Eric Lagerstron 13. Josh Amberger 14. Ben Hoffman.

A Brief History of the Podium Champagne Spray It's a weird tradition, considering the cost-and appeal-of a magnum of bubbly. Like most strange human tricks, it started as an accident. Moet et Chandon, being just down the road from where the Le Mans Grand Prix auto race ends, began furnishing bottles as prizes in the 1950s.

Triathlon Just Hit the Halfway Point to Becoming a Real NCAA Sport A look inside the USAT juggernaut to make tri a real NCAA sport-with all the scholarship opportunities and bookstore sweatshirts that come with it. In just the past few months, seven universities have announced that they will add triathlon as a varsity sport.

Pre-race photos from the Island House Triathlon The Island House Triathlon features a stellar field battling for US$500,000. Photos from the pre-race activities.

Frederiksen gears up for her first full-distance race She's the fastest woman ever over the half-distance. At the ITU Long Distance World Championship in Penticton, Canada Helle Frederiksen made her long-distance debut, finishing second. She's won two Ironman regional championships and, on Sunday, claimed her first world title at the ITU Long Distance World Championship.

Thoughts on Zwift's Infamous $5 Price Increase There are approximately four ways you can start off writing about the Zwift price increase, depending on which way you want to spin the increase. I've used two of them thus far in my post, but to recap, your four options are:.

Per Bittner looks to finish the season off with some strong performances After two years of injury issues that left her on the sidelines, Eimar Mullan is back and in winning form. We catch up with the Irish star at her training grounds at Thanyapura Resort in Thailand. It's been an up and down season for Michael Raelert, but he is gearing up for an end of season run of races and his Kona dream is still very much alive.

Hands On With The Zwim HUD Taegoo and his team are funding the project via IndieGoGo, where they are currently over 80% of the way towards their flexible goal of $20,000 to bring Zwim to market.

Arizona Athlete Discovers Self Care Through Triathlon Since then, Parkhurst has completed a dozen sprints, half a dozen Olympic-distance races, and one IRONMAN 70.3. When combating depression in the past, exercise had never been part of the prescription. "I don't think I ever believed how much exercise can help you.

Meet Antony Costes, the Ironman Barcelona champion Yvonne Van Vlerken has put together an incredible 2017 that included more sub-9 hour performances and taking the top prize in the Challenge Family European bonus pool. It's been an up and down season for Michael Raelert, but he is gearing up for an end of season run of races and his Kona dream is still very much alive.

These Top Pros Are Getting Ready to Race In Paradise We're just a few short hours away from the start of the 2017 Island House Invitational Triathlon in the Bahamas. For a third consecutive year, the race has brought together top names from both short course and long course to compete for a share of the $500,000 prize purse.

How the Internet Thinks Gwen Will Do at the Marathon Tri and running pundits have spoken. We asked veteran running reporter Sarah Barker to give us the rundown of where everyone stands. Imagine Taylor Swift switching stages and predicting her own Best Actress Oscar in three years. Or Kim Kardashian veering into politics, and slamming it into Washington 2020 gear.

What Happens When You Don't Recover Properly? "Athletes get trapped in this idea that they need to be exhausted to improve." Under-recovery is a slippery slope that can lead to full-blown overtraining syndrome.

Island House Triathlon start lists Richard Murray is back to defend the men's title while Flora Duffy will arrive in the Bahamas as the prohibitive women's favorite at the Island House Triathlon on the weekend.

Eimar Mullan returns to racing with a nice win in Xiamen After two years of injury issues that left her on the sidelines, Eimar Mullan is back and in winning form. We catch up with the Irish star at her training grounds at Thanyapura Resort in Thailand.

How to Survive Eating Season These tips will allow you to enjoy the season in full and save space on your New Year's resolution list for something besides re-committing to your training diet.

Take Your Strength Training To Another Level with Balance Boards If nagging lower leg injuries are becoming the norm or you're stumbling more often, lack of foot strength, limited ankle mobility and leg-muscle imbalances may be to blame. "The health of our feet, good or bad, directly relates to our run health," says Eric Orton, an endurance athlete, coach and author of The Cool Impossible.

Two Winter Cycling Workouts for Building an Aerobic Base Base training is the name given to the training that teaches your body to utilize oxygen as efficiently as possible. Base training rides are typically long and steady, undertaken at a moderate intensity, which allows your body to make the necessary adaptations.

Beginner's Luck: A Different Type of Off-Season But be weary of falling into the trap of forming too many bad habits during your "non-triathlon" months. What in the world is an "off-season" after all? I always chuckle when I hear those words, because for me, I am always lucky to have any sort of real, actual season with my klutziness, drama, and life.

Van Vlerken's incredible 2017… and it's not over yet. A look at the last European race of 2016. Bob Babbitt catches up with the top finishers at Challenge Penticton - a race that has garnered a lot of attention because it will host the world championships in 2017. Was ist mytriathlon?

Hands-on: Cycliq's new Fly6 CE & Fly12 CE with Garmin integration and more! Today Cycliq announced their two latest products - the Fly6 CE and Fly12 CE. For those unfamiliar with the company's past products, both of these units are combination bike lights and cameras. The Fly6 is the rear-racing unit, while the Fly12 is the front-facing unit.

Van Vlerken, Skipper and Kramer top Challenge European rankings What a year it has been for Yvonne Van Vlerken - "the smiling blond Dutch girl" has raced up a storm including wins at Challenge Almere and Ironman Barcelona over a two-week stretch. She also finished at the top of the standings in the Challenge Family European bonus pool, earning herself an extra 25,000 Euros for her efforts.

IRONMAN Announces New Event In Waco, Texas The event is set to take place on Sunday, October 28 with general registration opening December 5, 2017. This new event will take the place of IRONMAN 70.3 Austin on the 2018 calendar. IRONMAN 70.3 Waco will begin with a 1.2-mile swim through the Brazos River.

4 Holiday Side-Dish Makeovers Our resident endurance sports chef Jess Cera gave four holiday side-dish faves a healthy makeover. Gobble them up! Root veggies are a satisfying source of complex carbohydrates with many anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits-you might just forget mashed potatoes ever existed.

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