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A 70.3 Worlds pre race gallery
The 2015 Ironman 70.3 World Championships will take place in Zell am See in Austria, and it is a stunning venue. Enjoy these images captured two days before the big event. 8.28.15
Eurobike 2015 day 3 images
This year we left Eurobike early because of the 70.3 Worlds, so this is our final daily gallery from the popular annual trade show. 8.28.15
A beautiful Norseman poem
Graeme Stewart finished 4th at the 2015 Norseman Extreme Triathlon and here is his inspiring Norseman poem, filmed by Robby MacBeath. 8.27.15
Ironman sold to Dalian Wanda
Chinese giant Dalian Wanda has purchased the Ironman Corporation. What was the size and scope of the deal? Who in China will oversee Ironman? What will change in current management and operations? 8.26.15
Eurobike 2015 day 2 images
We noticed new gear, gadgets, people and bikes on the second day of the 2015 Eurobike trade show, and you can tag along with us. 8.26.15
70.3 Worlds Women’s Preview
Daniela Ryf seems even better than she was last year and should dominate the women’s field; Swallow, Wurtele, Kessler, Pedersen, Kaye, Ellis, and Beranek will dispute. 8.25.15
On cobbles with Eric Lagerstrom
Ride along with Eric Lagerstrom during the 2015 WTS Stockholm, over cobbles and through tight turns, with a front and back camera perspective. 8.25.15
Eurobike 2015 day 1 images
The 2015 Eurobike show in Germany started today with a Demo Day and we were present to capture images. 8.25.15
70.3 Worlds Men’s Preview
Looks like another Javier Gomez-Jan Frodeno-Sebastian Kienle showdown in Zell am See, although Tims Don and Reed, the Raelert Brothers, Kiwi Bozzone and Aussie Appleton will dispute. 8.24.15
The Weekend Box Aug 23 2015
In addition to standalone race coverage in Sweden, The Weekend Box offers Ironman races in Japan and Denmark, a Challenge half in Austria, and 70.3s in Hungary and Indonesia. 8.23.15
Gomez wins WTS Stockholm
Javier Gomez won his second race of the 2015 World Triathlon Series and solidified his hold on the WTS points lead with a comfortable margin of victory over Portugal’s Joao Pereira at Stockholm. 8.23.15
True takes WTS Stockholm
Sarah True ran away from Andrea Hewitt with 3 kilometers to go to win her second straight Stockholm World Triathlon Series event by 14 seconds over Katie Zaferes. 8.22.15
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. 8.19.15
A 2015 Breca SwimRun report
Our man Markus Rössel reports from the inaugural Breca SwimRun in the UK, featuring 38k of technical and steep running and 6k of very cold waters. 8.18.15
Competitor dies at Leadville 100
Scott Ellis, 55, of Johnstown, Colorado died near the end of the Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race. Ellis was taking part in this high altitude classic for the 19th time. 8.18.15
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. 8.17.15
Slowtwitch Coaching Certification
More practical. Less PowerPoint.  Coaches trained on the pool deck, on their bikes, and on their feet. 8.17.15
Rapp, Ellis take Mt. Tremblant
Jordan Rapp is back on track with a dominating win at Ironman Mt. Tremblant; Mary Beth Ellis built a big lead on the bike then then hung on for a 50 seconds win over Liz Blatchford. 8.16.15
The Weekend Box Aug 16 2015
We bring you 70.3 duels in New Hampshire, a home country Ironman winner in Sweden, a battle to the line on German trails, and 11,811 feet of climbing in a French long course classic. 8.16.15
A Mont Tremblant race gallery
Wagner Araújo spent the day in Mont Tremblant and captured a stunning gallery of images from this popular Ironman event won by Jordan Rapp and Mary Beth Ellis. 8.16.15


A first look at the Look 796
At the 2015 Eurobike show we noticed this very lean and mean Look 796 Monoblade, but some of their athletes had already been competing on this bike. 8.29.15
The new Argon 18 E-119 TRI +
At the 2015 Eurobike show we took a closer look at the new Argon 18 E-119 TRI+, a bike that is likely to turn a few heads and cause some drooling. 8.26.15
SRAM's eTap Wireless Electronic
There are clear advantages to Shimano Di2, but we haven't seen it in production yet. Here are our first detailed impressions of SRAM's wireless electronic group. 8.26.15
The new ROTOR UNO group
ROTOR is best known for their distinctive Q-rings and machined aluminum cranks, but now they have added a hydraulic component group to their offerings. 8.25.15
Jordan Rapp's WBR Project Buffalo Litespeed T3
Finding himself without a road bike, Jordan Rapp worked with Toby Stanton of Hot Tubes to create an homage to World Bicycle Relief's Buffalo bike, based around Litespeed's classic T3 titanium frameset. Built up with a SRAM Force1 drivetrain. 8.24.15
Wippermann's 11sp Chain
Wippermann's 11sO is the equal to, but not the better of, Shimano's own Dura Ace chain in shifting. If it's not better, why buy it? Here's why. 8.24.15
Tri Bikes of the Future
Reimaging wheels, forks, head units, shifting, ergonomic head units that also incorporate, and maybe control, shifting. Bikes that go fast and stop fast. 8.24.15
More Sweet Spot Bikes
Here are two more to consider in the $3,500 to $5,000 tri bike price silo: Argon 18's new E-117 and Orbea's new Ordu OMP. 8.21.15
 The Why To Race
Jordan Rapp's 2015 Ironman Mont-Tremblant awards speech. A riff on Nietzsche's idea that, "He who has a why to live can bear almost any how." Adapted for Ironman and the idea of a, "why to race." 8.20.15
Bikes in the Sweet Spot
Today's tri bike sweet spot is $3,500 to $4,000. Here are the first two we're comparing, QR's PRfive and Felt's IA 16. 8.19.15
Intro to Tri Bikes for 2016
Maybe you noticed and maybe you didn't, but 3 months of new intros signal that tri bikes are going to change significantly over the next year. 8.17.15
The Simplon MR.T2 of Per Bittner
German Per Bittner finished fourth at the 2015 Datev Challenge Roth on a brand new Simplon MR.T2 bike. Here is a closer look at this new model from the Austrian brand. 8.13.15
Camilla Pedersen's S-Works Shiv
Camilla Pedersen grabbed the 2015 Ironman 70.3 European Champs aboard a Shimano and Zipp equipped Specialized S-Works Shiv, and we have detailed pics. 8.12.15
A Rockman SwimRun report
Marcus Barton partnered up with Dan Kimball to take part in the Rockman SwimRun, and he shared his very detailed race report with slowtwitch. 8.11.15
Ironman a Chinese mega-brand?
Instead of American brands whose wetsuits, bikes and shoes are manufactured in China, Ironman would be a Chinese brand "manufactured" in the U.S. 8.09.15
The Orbea Ordu of Starky
Andrew Starykowicz came back after a long injury to race Challenge Roth, and he scorched the bike segment with a record 4:09:13 bike split on his brand new Orbea Ordu OMP. 8.07.15