Extreme French Triathlete Completes Iron-Distance in 130-Degree Temps – 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+. With a heat wave gripping much of the northern hemisphere, training for and racing triathlons has been … Read more

Yes, Iron-Distance ‘Records’ Were Broken, But Was Sub7/8 A Success? – Triathlete

So, they did it. They all did it. And—with the smell of burning rubber on tarmac still filling the nostrils—they did it with gusto. In fact, from the moment the trains of riders headed away from the shores of Lake Senftenberg, tailwind pushing them on towards the track near Dresden, there seemed little doubt that … Read more

At Least One Triathlete Will Race the Fastest Iron-Distance Ever This Weekend – 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 the Sub7/Sub8 project was announced, you’d have gotten long odds on Joe Skipper and Kat Matthews … Read more

What It’s Like to Set the Iron-Distance World Record – Triathlete

On June 5 or 6, four athletes will chase a standard never seen before in the history of triathlon: A sub-seven-hour Iron-distance race for men, and a sub-eight-hour finish for women. Whether or not these pros hit those marks remains to be seen, but if they do (or go faster than 7:21:12 or 8:18:13, respectively), … Read more