What Matters (And What Doesn’t) When Buying a Wetsuit – Triathlete

Fit Buoyancy Warmth Flexibility Way back in the day (yes, in the ancient times of the 1980s), triathletes had either no options for wetsuits, or they were stuck with a surf wetsuit that might keep them warm but was also nearly impossible to get off and incredibly inflexible. In the mid to late ’80s, the … Read more

From heart attack to Hawaii: Tim O’Donnell on his rollercoaster ride – Elite News

When Tim O’Donnell suffered a heart attack while competing at Challenge Miami in March 2021, his dreams of ever competing at Kona again hung in the balance. But 15 months later O’Donnell is back and qualified again for what will be an emotional return to the ‘Big Island’ for the 2022 IRONMAN World Championship. It’s … Read more

Want To Get Into Triathlon Mixed Relay? Here’s What You Need To Know – Triathlete

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> For access to all of our training, gear, and race coverage, plus exclusive training plans, FinisherPix photos, event discounts, and GPS apps, >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link “}}”>sign up for Outside+. When most people think of triathlon, they think of an individual pursuit. But what if you’re more … Read more

IRONMAN Frankfurt 2022: Men’s Euro Champs preview and watch live – Elite News

The primary financial district of Germany returns to triathlon central this weekend at IRONMAN Frankfurt. We’ve actually got two Pro races this year, though only the men’s side of things gets the ‘European Championship’ status. You can also watch it all live, as the race makes it’s way from the Langener Waldsee swim to finish … Read more

A Brief History of Women in Triathlon – Triathlete

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> For access to all of our training, gear, and race coverage, plus exclusive training plans, FinisherPix photos, event discounts, and GPS apps, >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link “}}”>sign up for Outside+. This article was originally researched and written in March 2020 for the USA Triathlon by Sarah Wassner … Read more

Pushing boundaries: Autistic athlete aims for first IRONMAN first – Age Group News

This weekend will see the latest significant step in Sam Holness‘ ground-breaking triathlon journey. The 29-year-old will become the first openly autistic athlete to compete in Sunday’s IRONMAN European Championship in Frankfurt, just as he was at the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship last September. The Brit is now taking on double the distance (3.8km swim, … Read more