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

How to avoid infection as an athlete

Athletes often put at risk from opportunistic infections because are of dietary insufficiency, environment or personal hygiene habits. This can put triathlon training and racing in jeopardy. Athletes who engage in sternuous, prolonged exertion can experience exercise-induced immunosuppressionputting them at greater risk of infection. The types of infection of athletes are most likely to be … Read more

Athlete of the Year Awards and a New 70.3 in Tasmania – 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+. USAT doles out Athlete of the Year awards This week, USA Triathlon announced the 2021 athletes of … Read more

Triathlon is Just Part of Recovery for This Indigenous Athlete – 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+. On a late summer day in 2014, sitting on a patio with a few friends, Mike Alexander … Read more