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A summer of Team Sirius training new

Siri Lindley coaches many great triathletes at her Boulder, Colorado base. A visual chronicle of some of her swim, bike, run and gym sessions this summer. Photo gallery by Timothy Carlson.

2014 Ironman 70.3 Worlds race

Javier Gomez and Daniela Ryf gave bravura performances and the first Ironman 70.3 Worlds held outside the U.S. was an artistic success thanks to the beauty and challenge of Mt. Tremblant.

IM 70.3 Worlds Pro Gallery

Some call this the best pro field in the 9-year history of the Ironman 70.3 World Championship; a look at some pros and coaches at Mont Tremblant.

Swimming Across Sweden

Jonas Colting is a Swedish endurance athlete with a penchant for unique challenges which he transforms into a living and a fount for worthy charities. This one was a 640k swim from Stockholm to ...


Continuing our look on the impact of private equity, I consider the way durable brands in endurance sport are built, versus the typical business style of private equity. Are these compatible?

Ironman's Recapitalization

A couple of months ago Ironman took out a pretty big loan, $220 million, along with a $20 million revolver. This raised eyebrows and I thought it worth an explanation.

Norseman Xtreme Photo Gallery

Some 260 endurance challenge junkies had the privilege of starting this legendary race; 247 determined souls finished the fijord swim and 5,000 meters of ascent on the merry Iron-distance way of ...

2014 Ironman Boulder

It was a long time coming but 2,300-plus triathletes savored the very first Ironman to be offered in the Mecca of Triathlon – and two nearby pros took the honors. Photo gallery by Timothy Carlson.

A Kona top 25 comparison

In this feature we look closer at the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii and how the top 25 male and female Pros did in the event over the last 5 years.

2014 XTERRA Beaver Creek

Josiah Middaugh defended his Beaver Creek title while Chantell Widney of Canada held off Emma Garrard at the XTERRA Mountain Championship. Photo gallery by Timothy Carlson.

2014 Boulder Peak 5i50

On perfect blue skies, mild summer day in and around the Boulder reservoir, Helle Frederiksen of Denmark and Matt Chrabot of Colorado Springs won the classic Boulder Peak 5i50 Triathlon.

Why U.S. Women Rock

America's men are good, but not overwhelming, in Olympic-style triathlon. Its women are overwhelming. Consistently. Here's why, along with good news for triathlon in general.

2014 Ironman 70.3 Boulder

Mild late spring temperatures, strong fields, and a bike course devoid of hills, Ironman 70.3 Boulder was poised for record times - and we bring you images.

State of Tri Finale

In our final installment on the "state of tri" we see that youth us up in the U.S., the adult market is flat, as many in industry can attest, but triathlon around the world is booming like never ...

2014 Wildflower long course

Lake San Antonio was almost empty thanks to the drought; still Tri-California held another Wildflower so Jesse Thomas could four-peat and Heather Jackson three-peat.

Calm before the storm

On the eve of the 32nd Wildflower long course, the day is filled with meetings, some PR appearances, telling tall tales at meals, a kids race, thinking about tomorrow.

USA Triathlon

This is the second installment in a series on the State of Triathlon in America. An entire series chapter just on this organization is warranted because its health is so critical to triathlon.

A day with Tyler Butterfield

Tyler Butterfield won the 2014 Abu Dhabi Triathlon and you can now experience a day with this fast Bermudian and family - through the lens of Timothy Carlson.

State of Tri

A lot of those in our industry, manufacturers, retailers, RDs, have been asking me if the sport is flat, up or down. I began to gather stats on this last year, here's the fruit of my investigating.

2014 IM 70.3 California

Jan Frodeno and Heather Wurtele broke course records, Andy Potts and Heather Jackson fought hard but failed to defend their titles at Oceanside 70.3. Photo Gallery by Timothy Carlson.

2014 Oceanside 70.3 Prerace

A star studded pro field and some interesting fans gathered at the Ironman 70.3 California expo and pre race press conference. Photo Gallery by Timothy Carlson

Crisis in Canada

It was the second Ironman race ever. It had 30 years of Ironhistory. It's Penticton, about as steeped in Irontradition as you can get outside of Kona. Now it's a Challenge, and it's in flux and in ...

Pearl Izumi Tri Team Camp

An inside look at the Pearl Izumi Tri Team Camp where their elite athletes came to get fitted for new shoes and clothing, and undergo blood analysis. Photo gallery by Timothy Carlson

2014 Cross Country Nationals

Chris Derrick repeated as senior men’s champion while Amy Van Alstine upset heavy favorite Jenny Simpson at the USA Cross Country Nationals in Boulder, CO.

2014 Israman Negev Triathlon

Started with just a few hardy athletes in 1999, the 2014 Israman Triathlon welcomed nearly 1,200 triathletes to one of the most beautiful and challenging races anywhere. Photo Gallery by Timothy ...
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