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The talented young Steve Mantell

Steve Mantell finished second overall at Ironman Boulder despite being relatively new to the sport. He started with hockey and soccer but is now all in with triathlon.

On the road with Texan TJ Fry

TJ Fry is heavily involved in the swim and triathlon community in Texas, and we had a chat with this former pro triathlete about racing, swimming, traveling and more.

Taiwan triathlon star Shiao-Yu Li

Shiao-Yu Li overcame paralysis to become Taiwan’s first professional long distance triathlete, with three Ironman and Ironman 70.3 wins.

The Boulder champion Clay Emge

Texan Clay Emge raced with a pro card for one season but was hampered by injuries, and then returned as an age grouper in 2015 to win Ironman Boulder.

When dreams come true

Beth Gerdes saw her Kona dream slip away when Ironman Cairns did not go as planned, but she came back strong at Ironman Switzerland to grab a big win and a Kona slot.

With ÖTILLÖ on the mind

Sara McLarty is looking for new challenges, and will compete at the 2015 ÖTILLÖ SwimRun World Championships with her friend and business partner Misty Becerra.

Ironman and natural stops

Chief of officials Jimmy Riccitello decodes the approach Ironman head refs take toward the natural stop, the one unwritten rule that can get you DQd.

The fine year of Sam Appleton

Aussie Sam Appleton started 2015 with a series of great results and he is now in Boulder, CO prepping for the 70.3 World Championships in Austria.

On a determined pace to Kona

In 2014 Levi Maxwell won his age group in Kona, and earlier this year he was 4th overall at Ironman Cairns. But his focus is set on Kona 2015 and going even faster.

Guy in a black suit with red hair

David Dellow had an age group bib number at Challenge Roth and was thus somewhat under the radar, but that did not stop him from grabbing a podium spot.

The Ironman Switzerland Champ

Swiss long course star Ronnie Schildknecht just bagged his 8th victory at Ironman Switzerland; now he is focused on finally cracking the podium at the Ironman World Championship in Kona.

A True Story

Ben True is America’s top 5k road runner with a 13:22 PR and is a strong 5,000-meter Olympic candidate. Sarah True’s husband talks about sport, drug testing, and fair play.

A Kona bound Jack of all trades

Jackson Dovey came to Ironman Texas with high hopes but they quickly were deflated, and he then shifted his focus to Coeur D'Alene where he grabbed the golden ticket.

Chris Leiferman is on the verge

The Midwesterner and former wrestler is a strong contender in half Ironman distance events and with coach Michael Lovato has set his sights high.

Cupcakes with Cal: Angela Naeth

Callum Millward talks with Angela Naeth about Texas, Kona, equality, feuds, triathlon couples and more on the second Cupcakes with Cal episode of 2015.

This Ironman is a Mountain Man

In 2013 Luis Alvarez completed his 100th Ironman and this June he climbed 20,320 foot Denali, his sixth of the seven highest mountain summits in each of the seven continents.

MBE is back on the winning track

Mary Beth Ellis was discouraged after a disappointing Kona and a less than stellar start to 2015. A change of scenery and a new/old coach led to her first World title.

If not for bad luck…

Dede Griesbauer was within range of earning a place on the Kona start line when she was struck by a truck at Ironman Coeur d’Alene; now she faces another longshot comeback.

The lessons of Lionel Sanders

Talented Canadian Lionel Sanders has learned valuable lessons during a string of impressive performances this year and we had a chat with the man in green.

Always Finding Your Way Out

What is it like to be a gay man living, traveling, training, racing, at the leading edge of triathlon? Here's Brandon Del Campo's story, in his own words.

Kennett Peterson is on a mission

Pro domestic cyclist Kennett Peterson recently raced in his second triathlon and finished 9th. We talked to him about that transition, doping, careless drivers and more.

Steel City man Chad Holderbaum

Chad Holderbaum races with a pro license but manages a full time job and family too. Last year in Chattanooga he finished 7th and that was a positive step for him.

Andreas Dreitz is on the throttle

German Andreas Dreitz is the new fast riding man from Germany and this year he grabbed the 70.3 Mallorca and 70.3 Raleigh titles, but you can expect much more from him.

Sara Gross Questions Empfield

The shoe is on the other foot. Pro triathete and TriEqual President Sara Gross interviews Slowtwitch Publisher Dan Empfield on whether he, and the site he runs, is gender-tolerant or not.

The passionate Andrew Duggan

Andrew Duggan is passionate about triathlon and races and trains like many other age groupers. He also supports pro triathletes trough his Equal Earth solar brand.
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