After an ALS Diagnosis, Sam Perkins Wants One More Tri – 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 Sam Perkins was training for his first Ironman he had the sound of a four-time world … Read more

‘One Last Tri’ – Motor Neurone Disease will not deny Sam Perkins – Event News

Sam Perkins will attempt to cross the finish line one more time at the Outlaw Half Triathlon in Nottingham on May 15. The 40-year-old, a keen triathlete, was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in 2019 and is restricted to a wheelchair and relies on a ventilator to breathe. Sam’s friends and family however are … Read more

Sam Perkins: “This is my chance to do a triathlon just one more time”

Sam Perkins from East Leake in Leicestershire was diagnosed with an aggressive form of MND in 2019. Despite being on a ventilator and in a wheelchair, the 40-year-old Nottingham Forest fan and keen triathlete will attempt to cross the finish line of a race one more time at the Outlaw Half Triathlon in Nottingham on … Read more

Why Sam Long is Skipping Kona This Year – 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+. He’s one of the most exciting talents on the long-course scene, so when Sam Long announced that … Read more

The Unique Friendship of Sam Appleton and Tim Reed – Triathlete

Sam Appleton remembers the first time he ever raced Tim Reed, some time around 2012. Appleton, then about 21, was just stepping into longer-distance racing after a lengthy stint on the draft-legal circuit. Reed, some five years older with a pinchant for racing in colorful briefs, was well known—and well on his way to becoming … Read more

No Netflix and chill, but Chile is heaven – Sam Long race recap – Elite News

The experiences may have been pretty different but the end results were exactly the same as Sam Long notched back-to-back victories at CLASH Miami and Challenge Puerto Varas earlier this month. ‘The Big Unit’ advertised his claims to be a major IRONMAN World Championship contender in St George on May 7 by dominating the opposition … Read more

Long and short of it – it’s all about St George as Sam sets out 2022 targets – Elite News

Ahead of his season debut at CLASH Miami this Friday, American Sam Long has his sights firmly set on the IRONMAN World Championship in St George on May 7. 2022 is an event year for middle and long-time competition, with a pair of IRONMAN World Championship races set to take place in May and October … Read more