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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 ...

2014 U.S. Cyclocross Nationals

Images from the 2014 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championship in Boulder, Colorado. A photo gallery by Timothy Carlson

2014 Boulder Beer Mile

First cousins to the Hash House Harriers, a self-described “drinking club with a running problem,” the Boulder Beer Mile competitors braved a blizzard in 15 degree weather. Photo gallery by Timothy ...

Favorites of 2013 – Portraits

Some of the wonderful personalities, beautiful faces and irrepressible spirits of triathlon caught in split second unguarded moments or in carefully calculated poses this past year. Photo Gallery by ...

Favorites of 2013 – the Run

Alistair Brownlee ran a 28:32 10,000 meters on a track at Stanford, Victor Del Corral ran 2:37:29 to win Ironman Florida, Mirinda Carfrae ran 2:50:38 at Ironman Hawaii. Photo Gallery by Timothy ...

Favorites of 2013 - the Bike

Andrew Starykowicz smashed his own Ironman-distance bike record, Mirinda Carfrae broke 5 hours at Kona and good times were had by many on two wheels. Photo Gallery by Timothy Carlson.

Favorites of 2013 - the Swim

From Eilat to Wildflower, Mission Bay to Maui, Pacific Grove to Kona -- some of Timothy Carlson's favorite shots of the fine art of triathletic hydrodynamic propulsion.

Boulder in December

While Boulder is subject to regular bouts of ice and snow cycled in with rejuvenating days of sunshine and mild temperatures from fall into spring, triathlon training must go on. Photo gallery by ...

Ironman and anti-doping

How drug-free is Ironman and other no-draft-format racing? It’s hard to know. Impossible to know. But we can report on the state of the testing, and on the anti-doping mission.

Fifteen years of Ultraman

Some of Timothy Carlson's best photographs of the Ultraman World Championship, from Holger Spiegel’s still standing men’s record time in 1998 to last year’s sixth victory by Alexandre Ribeiro.
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