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2008 Slowtwitch Industry Awards

: We have selected the categories and finalists and you our readers, are empowered to choose the winners of the inaugural Slowtwitch Industry Awards. Vote now and we'll announce the winners at the ...

Island To Island - The toughest one-day-race in Sweden!

: Jonas Colting reports from the unique Island to Island event in Stockholm, Sweden. Teams of two cross the Archipelago area of 20 islands and the water in between them.

Life Time and the ITU: Peace?

: Life Time Fitness CEO Bahram Akradi proposes joining ITU Super Series, brokering USAT-ITU peace summit, mending fences, merging rules, and raising triathlon to its proper place in the mega-sports ...

The endless drafting debate - Charlie Crawford speaks

: Charlie Crawford, the Commissioner of Officials of USA Triathlon is fairly well known in the triathlon community but most triathletes usually prefer not to see him, well, officially that is.

Farewell Dimitry Gaag, World Cupper from Kazakhstan, we hardly knew ye

: The enigmatic 1999 ITU World Champion from Kazakhstan who took down Simon Lessing at Montreal accepts two year ban for positive EPO test

The endless drafting debate - Jimmy Riccitello speaks

: Complaints about drafting are often heard after various triathlons, but more so after certain events. So who is to blame? Should we point fingers at the athletes themselves, the race directors or ...

Colin Jenkin's Olympic Special Cervelo SLC-SL

: In a special edition in our series on bikes of the pros, Canadian Olympian Colin Jenkins talks about his 14.5lb Olympic Special Edition Cervelo SLC-SL.

Is twice-around-the-clock triathlon's next big thing?

: Adventure racing legend Ian Adamson is betting the proverbial house his 24 Hours of Triathlon at Cherry Creek State Park will hit it big.

Endurance sports legend Barbara Warren dies after Santa Barbara bike accident

: Paralyzed from the neck down, she asks to be taken off ventilator

Let us now praise Sheila Taormina - The One and Only Three Sport Olympian

: Sheila Taormina wrapped up an amazing career by placing 19th of 36 entrants at the modern pentathlon at the Beijing Olympics Friday. This simple statement of the planned final fact in her athletic ...

Original Ironman Henry Forrest

: In 1978 Henry Forrest was another one of those adventurous souls who plunged into the waters of Oahu for the start of a crazy new event called Ironman. He talked to Slowtwitch about his memories of ...

Slowtwitch.com live from Beijing - the final update

: Although a bit "lost in translation" our roving reporter at the Olympic Games in Beijing got to see a very surprising sprint finish of the men's triathlon triathlon and managed to get some shopping ...

Slowtwitch.com live from Beijing - day 3

: Our embedded Olympic reporter Hector Fernandez got to see an incredible women's triathlon and various track and field events before returning tired to the hotel. Here is his day 3 report from ...

Timothy Carlson sets Olympic Odds

: These things are almost always impossible to predict. Which makes this endeavor an amusing fantasy, not unlike playing the lottery. But honestly speaking, there are only 8 to 10 men in the field of ...

Politics versus Purity of Purpose

: Are the Beijing Olympics just another totalitarian infomercial? Or do they signal something hopeful—China reaching out to free world values? Granting the Games to countries with mixed human rights ...

Slowtwitch.com live from Beijing - day 2

: Another update from the Olympics in Beijing courtesy of our embedded reporter Hector Fernandez. Hector checked out the women's marathon and ran into a few triathletes a bit later.

Slowtwitch.com live from The Olympic Games

: Slowtwitch.com heads to Beijing for some coverage of the Olympic Games. Embedded reporter Hector Fernandez checks in with this update from the first week in China.

Cervelo Presents The Road To Beijing: Part 5

: In part five of our series, the Olympics are just around the corner. Canadian Colin Jenkins is packing his bags for Beijing and putting the final touches on his preparation for the Games. And, of ...

More from le Tour 2008

: Part four of Jay Prasuhn's latest and greatest from le Tour. New and custom shades from Oakley, Bell's new lid, FSA goes asymmetric, white is the new black, and more...

Round Three of Jay Prasuhn's 2008 Tour de France Photos

: Jay checks in with even more photos from behind the ropes at the 2008 Tour de France. Snapshots of Ridley's new Noah road bike, which looks to challenge Cervelo's Soloist and Felt's new AR1 in the ...

Continued Coverage of the 2008 Tour de France

: Jay Prasuhn checks in with more of the latest tech from the 2008 Tour de France. Pictures of new saddles from Fizik, the new Giant TT bike, and more as we report live from the Continent.

Slowtwitch.com at the Tour de France

: Absent the shackles of an office and desk, I opted to grab the laptop and camera, hit the road and make a visit to France to catch the start of the Tour de France, with the debut, a road stage ...

From Junkie to Ironman

: In 2001, German triathlete Andreas Niedrig finished second at Ironman Roth and seventh at Ironman Hawaii among many other results. Very few people though know that he was a serious heroin junkie ...

Cervelo Presents The Road To Beijing: Part 4

: In part four of our series, ITU swim-bike specialist Colin Jenkins punches his ticket to Beijing!

Supplement Testing: Who is Watching Out for the Athletes?

: This is the third article in our series on nutritional supplements testing and certification programs. The author is Jonathan Toker, an elite-level triathlete and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry.

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