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Trautman, Swallow rule 70.3 SA new

South African Matt Trautman turned Pro in 2014 and now scored a big win at home. Jodie Swallow on the other hand recorded her 5th title at 70.3 South Africa.

Gonzalez, Tomlin top Havana new

Rodrigo Gonzalez of Mexico and Renee Tomlin of the United States win elite titles at the Havana CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon for the American Cup and Iberoamerican Championship.

Giant introduces new helmets new

German ace sprinter Marcel Kittel of Team Giant-Alpecin stormed to a big win at the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under wearing a new aero road helmet from Giant.

2015 impressions from Playitas new

Sports resorts like Playitas are very popular with European triathletes who want to escape the harsh grip of the winter at home and try to get wind hardened.

Amy Marsh begins cancer fight new

On December 23, 4-time Ironman winner Amy Marsh was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, a cancer of the blood which requires extensive chemotherapy and for some, a stem cell transplant.

Orca launches 2015 wetsuits new

Orca showed the 2015 range of wetsuits and apparel in Fuerteventura, and we were there to learn about the changes and additions of this brand.

The Weekend Box Jan 18 2014 new

In the third week of January, we bring you news of three new members of the USA Triathlon Board of Directors, a lightly punished anti-doping violation, and two ecstatically joyful triathlon marriages.

Reed, Kessler win Auckland 70.3

Australians Tim Reed and Leon Griffin went 1-2 and Meredith Kessler of the U.S. topped New Zealander Gina Crawford to win the Asia-Pacific 70.3 Championship titles in Auckland.

Slowtwitch/TBI 50 Announced

Here are the top-50 specialty stores in the U.S. serving the community of triathletes during 2014, according to Slowtwitch's polling of vendors and customers.

New Arab team launched in Egypt

Last weekend in Luxor, Egypt the Alameda o.n. Triathlon Team was launched and its most well known member is World Champion Leanda Cave.

Catriona Morrison retires

Catriona Morrison, 4-time ITU Duathlon World Champion, ITU long distance triathlon worlds bronze medalist, 8-time IM 70.3 winner and 2-time Ironman winner retired.

$300,000 for Challenge Dubai

The Challenge Family announced the purse for the inaugural Challenge Dubai half distance race. $300,000 will be available to the Pros at the start there.

Cunningham, Riveros take Pucon

Richie Cunningham came from behind on the run to pass Felipe Barraza; Barbara Riveros ran away from fellow Chilean Valentina Carvallo to win Pucon 70.3.

Crowie wins Tauranga Half

Three-time Ironman World Champion Craig Alexander won his second straight Port of Tauranga Half title 10 years apart and Gina Crawford repeated her 2013 victory.

We Noticed: Garmin, Visijax...

Currently the 2015 CES show is taking place in Las Vegas, NV and several brands launched new products, but there is of course more we found.

New anti-drafting initiatives

Representatives of the German Triathlon Union, race officials, active triathletes and Challenge Roth organizers agreed on tougher drafting initiatives.

Jack Bobridge goes after the hour

Australian Jack Bobridge will attempt to go after the hour record in 2015 and explains in the embedded video what motivated him to go down that route.

Bowstead, Williams take Taupo

New Zealand Pros Mark Bowstead and Ashleigh Williams took home country elite overall titles at the Kellogg Nutri-Grain Taupo Half by comfortable margins.

$1,000,000 purse announced

Challenge Family announced a Triple Crown series and very impressive $1,000,000 prize purse during the awards ceremony of the inaugural Challenge Bahrein.

Chevrot, Martin win Busselton

Denis Chevrot of France and New Zealand resident Britta Martin won the elite titles by comfortable margins on a hot day at Ironman Western Australia in Busselton.

Raelert, Frederiksen rule Bahrain

Michael Raelert captured the inaugural Challenge Bahrain and hefty part of the $500,000 purse with a time of 3:36:04. Helle Frederiksen took the women's title in 3:55:50.

The Weekend Box Nov 30 2014

A race dominated by Josh Amberger and Anja Beranek in Australia, a Challenge event in Brazil, and Ironman Cozumel filled our Weekend Box.

Wild, Hauschildt top Phuket

In 107.6 degrees Fahrenheit heat and over 90 percent humidity, riding a bike course with viciously steep hills, Ruedi Wild and Melissa Hauschildt won Challenge Laguna Phuket.

Industry Icon Steve Hed Passes

Steve Hed collapsed from unknown causes, and is dead at the age of 59. He was the manufacturing entrepreneur with the longest pedigree in the sport, his company the first-ever triathlon brand.

We Noticed: Kask, TrainingMask...

This week we are thankful to have noticed the Kask Infinity helmet, the TrainingMask, the 3T Illumina line, the Fontus water system, MOs and gators and more.
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