Sliding Doors: how Kyle Smith linked up with Jan Frodeno – Elite News

Earlier this week we spoke to New Zealand’s Kyle Smithahead of his first appearance at an IRONMAN World Championship, coming up on May 7 in St George. Fit, healthy, confident and relaxed, at just 24 years on age Smith is more than happy to be ‘so far under the radar’. That might be a touch … Read more

Jan Frodeno OUT of IRONMAN World Championship in St George – Elite News

Hot on the heels of Lucy Charles-Barclay’s injury, the news was confirmed on Thursday the three-time and defending IRONMAN World Champion, Jan Frodenois OUT of the delayed 2021 IRONMAN World Championship, set to take place in St George, Utah on May 7. An athlete that many consider the greatest triathlete of all-time, the absence of … Read more

Jan Frodeno: Background, career highlights, quotes

Simply the best? There are plenty that believe Jan Frodeno is the greatest triathlete to have ever trod the Earth. With Olympic gold, three Ironman world titles and a string of record-breaking performances, it’s quite hard to argue against the suggestion… Who is Jan Frodeno? Born in Germany but raised in South Africa, Jan Frodeno … Read more

Ultramarathon Daily News | Wed, Jan 16

Look back: The top 25 most influentialrunners in the ultramarathon/trail scene from 2014, according to the guys at Ultra 168. And here’s my (US-centric) list from the same year, based on clicks. Speaking of influential, the Influential Women shirt from rabbit is on their website right here. Very cool! I hope you’re watching this: Jasmin … Read more

Ultramarathon Daily News | Monday, Jan 28

Justin/IRF runs down all the results from the trail and ultramarathon events from this past weekend. And not an ultra, but worthy of a mention: From the excellent Fast Women Newsletter by Alison Wade: Competing against professional runners, Katelyn Tuohy broke the high school indoor 3,000m record on Saturday, running 9:01.81 at the Dr. Sander … Read more

Ultramarathon and Trail Running Daily News | Tue, Jan 21

Fegy writes a loooong and detailed post about his trail shoe choices over the years, and how he never quite found the perfect shoe…until now. Not sponsored, not an ambassador, just an honest opinion from a guy who knows a little thing about the trails.These are also shoes Ben and I have been raving about … Read more