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The man simply known as Petter new

Petter Alexis Askergren is a Swedish rap performer who is very passionate about SwimRun events including the tough Ö till Ö. We talked to the man known by most as Petter.

It is on for Dave Mirra new

Dave Mirra has been in triathlon for 2.5 years and looks now at Ironman Lake Placid to get to Kona. We chatted with him about training, racing, qualifying, gear and cars.

A few words with Rachel McBride new

Canadian Rachel McBride is getting ready for the 2015 Wildflower Triathlon and started her California campaign with a 6th place at 70.3 Oceanside.

A long South African swim

Brit Jane Hardy will do the 7.5km Freedom Swim from Robben Island to Bloubergstrand in South Africa. Sharks are in those waters, but Hardy is realistic and prepared.

Hugo retires at top of his game

South African XTERRA star Dan Hugo just won 9 XTERRA events the season before he turned 30 – and yet he retired for a job with Specialized Global Marketing.

Two more rising U.S. women

Kaitlin Donner and Renee Tomlin dueled to a 1-2 finish at the New Plymouth World Cup, joining a crop of rising U.S. women stars on the ITU circuit.

David McNamee on the long road

David McNamee has been competing in ITU events until last year, but this year he stepped up to go long at Challenge Dubai and even longer at Ironman South Africa.

A few words with Beth Gerdes

Last summer Beth Gerdes gave birth to baby Wynne and has since had some very solid results including a 5th place at the Ironman Asia Pacific Champs in Melbourne.

From France to Saudi Arabia

Christophe Sargis is a fast French age grouper who resides in Saudi Arabia and has settled there. He shared some thoughts what it is like living and racing there.

The man who loves challenges

Jan Kriska is a North Carolina resident who has finished Norseman, ÖTILLÖ, Arrowhead 135, Mountain Masochist 50, Tor de Geants and many others, and we chatted with him.

TriEqual's Rachel Joyce Talks

TriEqual seeks to increase the female pro slots in Kona to 50, equal to the male pro slots. But does that really represent equality? And whose slots should be sacrificed? I asked TriEqual's Rachel ...

Melissa masters Melbourne

Melissa Hauschildt overcame blisters and a world class field to win IM Melbourne and qualify for her Kona debut - postponed after last September’s massage gone wrong.

Getting ugly with Jeff Symonds

Canadian Jeff Symonds won the Ironman Asia Pacific Championships in Melbourne with a very tough and somewhat ugly run, and we had a few words with him

Angela Naeth talks changes

After her win at Ironman Chattanooga, a new coach and a new bike, fastest-bike-split champ Angela Duncan Naeth says this will be the year of her long-anticipated Kona debut.

A man of many interests

California raised Dusty Nabor is a man of many talents and interests and he is currently very involved in triathlon, but that is still not all that drives him.

Andreas Raelert wants Kona

Andreas Raelert struggled with injuries for a good part of the last 2 years, but the German Erdinger pro appears healthy now and ready and eager for the big Kona quest.

Billy the Kid talks Ultraman

Billy Edwards, the coach of the Naval Academy Triathlon team, a former pro triathlete and a 2003 Iraq War veteran, recounts the ups and downs of his win at Ultraman Florida

The fast and smart Martin Jensen

Martin Jensen was focused and well prepared for Challenge Dubai, but unfortunate circumstances during the race made it difficult for the fast and humble Danish pro.

You asked and Ventum answered

Our readers posted several questions about the new Ventum bike and we added a few. Most of the questions posted were answered - but not all

Andy Potts reflects on Dubai

American Andy Potts raced the inaugural Challenge Dubai and ended up being involved in a controversy. We had a few words with him about the race and more.

Up close with Victor Del Corral

The 2014 season had plenty of highs and lows for Victor Del Corral and we had a few words with him as he is getting ready to start his season in Dubai.

Nate Dressel is on a mission

California resident Nate Dressel finished his military active duty in September of 2014 and the former Special Forces man now is focused hard on his Pro career.

On the move with Damon Rinard

Damon Rinard is a very passionate and smart engineer who recently started a new job with Cannondale - Cycling Sports Group. Learn more about this humble man.

Up close with Non Stanford

The 2013 ITU World Triathlon Series champion Non Stanford was out most of 2014 with various injuries but is now looking forward to return. Meet this fast running Brit.

The road to a $200,000 year

Helle Frederiksen recounts the long, crash and malady ridden path to her spectacular 2014 season - topped by $100,000 wins at Challenge Bahrain and Hy-Vee.
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