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Riccitello on draft enforcement new

Ironman head referee and former pro Jimmy Riccitello brings a fierce opposition to drafting to the job; now he is the top sheriff at Ironman and non-drafting perfection remains elusive.

Up close with JC Albuixech new

Juan Carlos Albuixech is the general manager of the Sands Beach Resort in Lanzarote and we had a few words with the man simply known as JC.

A chat with Snowy the Great new

Emma Snowsill retired on July 11 and by almost all measures was the greatest woman Olympic distance triathlete ever; here Snowy recalls the highs and lows of a brilliant career and looks to the ...

Random AG Cecil Wheeler new

Cecil Wheeler's distinctive bib number in Kona caught our eye and we thus selected him for a random age grouper interview. Meet the man who resides in Switzerland.

Melissa Hauschildt regroups new

After a near-perfect 2013 season and a strong 2014, Melissa Hauschildt was primed for a third Ironman 70.3 title at Mt. Tremblant and a strong Kona debut. But a very bad massage derailed her.

Passion, grit and determination new

For André Kajlich the world changed when he lost his legs in a terrible accident, but it has not stopped him. He just conquered the 2014 Ultraman.

Peter Henning takes on Challenge

Peter Henning, one of the greatest sports documentarians and an award-winning Ironman cameraman and producer, has taken on the reins at Challenge as their TV consultant.

The man who came & conquered

Tobias Winnemöller has qualified for the Ironman World Championships in Kona several times, but tried his luck at Ultraman instead this year - and won.

The Running Man Alan Webb

American mile record holder Alan Webb has found triathlon as his new love and passion and now has spent about a year in the sport and we talked to him.

Jürgen Zäck in Thailand

The original überbiker had found a home as the Senior Triathlon Coach at the extraordinary sports facilities of the Thanyapura Phuket triathlon academy in Laguna Phuket, Thailand.

The fast man with the Lederhosen

German age grouper Lukas Krämer won the M30-34 age group at the 2014 GoPro Ironman Worlds and he surely had the coolest race kit on the Big Island.

Random AG Glenn Cook

We bumped into Glenn Cook at an event with Hunter Kemper and Glenn was a super chatty Cathy. But it all changed when the spotlight of an interview was on him.

Up close with Brent McMahon

Brent McMahon did his first Ironman in Arizona and made it a memorable one with a sub-8 hour time and fine win. He chatted with us about a variety of topics.

The very fine day of Dan Benjamin

Dan Benjamin raced Ironman Arizona and made two volunteers happy with a kind gesture, and despite an encounter with an elbow he considers his day to have been epic.

A tale of two seasons

Flora Duffy reflects on the road she traveled to get from 3rd in 2013 to 1st in 2014 at the XTERRA World Championship in Maui – and how off road triathlon can coexist with and improve her ITU career

The tinkerer Isaac Tonello

We noticed Aussie Isaac Tonello when he checked his bike in for the GoPro Ironman World Championships and followed up with him now to learn more about this man.

Levi Maxwell is making a splash

Aussie Levi Maxwell won the M25-29 category in Kona with a 8:52:14 time but it was not an easy path to the Big Island for this talented young athlete.

Bob Mionske on the 3-foot law

Following a report that an officer in California might be misinterpreting the state's new 3-foot law, we interviewed the dean of bicycle attorneys, former Olympic cyclist Bob Mionske.

CHP talks to Slowtwitch

Are laws designed to protect cyclists being used against them by officers who don't like cyclists? This might have happened last week, and we interviewed the California Highway Patrol.

Matt Bach - unexpected champion

With Ironman Maryland not featuring a Pro category the race was wide open and when it was all said and done Matt Bach was the new Ironman champion.

Random AG Jim Hall

We bumped into age grouper Jim Hall at the Kona airport where he and his wife gave up their plane seats on an overbooked flight. Here is our chat with him.

The heart wants & the body won't

Timothy O'Donnell was one of the favorites for Kona but as much as his heart and mind wanted, his body did not comply. He had a few words with us about that day.

Cupcake finale - Michelle Vesterby

The final Cupcakes in Kona episode almost got lost in translation but was saved for us to enjoy and Michelle Vesterby was a delight after her Kona race.

Random AG Jason McFaul

Every year upon returning from the GoPro Ironman World Championships in Kona we grab a random age grouper on the flight and this time it was Jason McFaul.

A few words with Robin Schneider

German age grouper Robin Schneider has won two Ironman 70.3 World Championship titles already and is now looking forward to step up to the Pro category.
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