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Reed and Naeth win Boulder Peak

: US Olympian Matty Reed won the 2008 Boulder Peak triathlon in record time and under extremely hot conditions. The women's race was won by Canadian Angela Naeth who is racing her first season as a pro.

Bell and Handel on top in Racine

: Luke Bell won the 2008 Spirit of Racine triathlon and showed that he is clearly coming back into form. Kelly Handel took the women's title as she ran away from her competition in the final half ...

Bennett and Blatchford victorious in the Big Apple

: Greg Bennett won his fourth consecutive NYC triathlon on Sunday July 20th, while Liz Blatchford took her first. NYC was the second stop on the Lifetime Fitness series.

Bozzone and Zeiger rule Vineman

: Terenzo Bozzone won the 2008 Vineman 70.3 in a course record time of 3:49:40 and Craig Alexander and Steve Larsen rounded out the podium. The women's race was won by Joanna Zeiger who held off a ...

Pontano and Shea-Kenney rule rainy Ironman Lake Placid

: Francisco Pontano (ESP) won the 2008 Ironman Lake Placid despite the hard raining condition. Caitlin Shea-Kenney (USA) was the surprise winner in the women's race thanks in part to her amazing sub 3 ...

Rana and Spirig suberb in Kitzbühel

: Ivan Rana (ESP) won the final ITU World Cup prior to the Olympics and narrowly held off Kris Gemmell (NZL) and Sven Riederer (SUI). Nicola Spirig (SUI) was victorious in the women's race and lead ...

2 runners die during Zugspitz Extrem-Berglauf

: A sudden weather change with sub freezing temperatures caught the participants at the 8th Annual International Zugspitz Extrem-Berglauf by surprise and 2 runners ended up dead seemingly from exposure ...

Galindez and Bentley victorious in Rhode Island

: Oscar Galindez (BRA) used a monster bike split to capture the 2008 Ironman 70.3 Rhode Island. Lisa Bentley (CAN) had to chase down long time leader Andrea Fisher (USA) to win the women's race.

Swiss rule Ironman Switzerland

: Ronnie Schildknecht (SUI) won the 2008 Ironman Switzerland thanks in part to his 4:27:43 bike split. In the women's race it was Sybille Matter (SUI) who proved to be too strong for her competition.

Vanhoenacker and Wallenhorst rule Ironman Austria

: Marino Vanhoenacker (BEL) dominated the 2008 Ironman Austria and thus grabbed his consecutive 3rd Ironman Austria title. The women's crown was taken by Sandra Wallenhorst (GER) who briefly held the ...

Vernay and Van Vlerken win Challenge Roth

: Ironman Australia winner Patrick Vernay (NCL) won the 2008 Quelle Challenge Roth and held of a host of tough challengers. Yvonne Van Vlerken (NED) managed a new world best time of 8:45:48 enroute to ...

Whitfield and Snowsill run away at Lifetime Fitness 2008

: Simon Whitfield broke away with 400m to go and Emma Snowsill ran away from everyone out of T2 as each claimed first place at the 2008 Lifetime Fitness Triathlon.

Ironman World Champions rule Ironman Europe

: 2007 Ironman World Champion Chris McCormack (AUS) broke the course record as he won the 2008 Ironman European Championships in Frankfurt, Germany. Chrissie Wellington (GBR) broke the women's course ...

Unger repeats in Hamburg

: Daniel Unger (GER) won the 2008 ITU World Cup in Hamburg, Germany and thus repeated his victory on the course where he earned the World Championship title in 2007. Jan Frodeno (GER) finished second ...

Normann Stadler partners with Scott USA

: Rumors have been flying around the internet for several days now and today Scott USA confirmed that they signed the 2 x Ironman World Champion Normann Stadler to race on their bikes and ride and run ...

Griffin and Carfrae rule Buffalo Springs 70.3

: Leon Griffin won the 2008 Ironman 70.3 Buffalo Springs event but had to run down long leading US ITU pro Tim O'Donnell. The women's race was won by Mirinda Carfrae who had her hands full with Joanna ...

At the cash register: 2008 a good vintage?

: As the first half of this year draws to a close, is this a good or bad year for tri-specific retailers? We took the temp of some of America's best, asking them this question, and parsing their ...

Canadians sweep 2008 Ironman Coeur D'Alene

: Tom Evans (CAN) won the 2008 Ironman Coeur D'Alene with a solid performance throughout the day. The women's race was easily won by Heather Wurtele (CAN) who outdistanced her closest competitor by ...

Henning and Snowsill cash in at Hy-Vee, Kemper and Haskins nab Olympic spots

: Rasmus Henning (DEN) repeated his victory at the Hy-Vee ITU World Cup and earned himself another big paycheck. Emma Snowsill (AUS) convincingly won the women's race. Hunter Kemper and Sarah Haskins ...

McKenzie and Imaizumi win 2008 Ironman Japan

: Luke McKenzie (AUS) was victorious at the 2008 Ironman Japan in a course record time of 8:29:11 and can now add an Ironman title to his rapidly growing resume. Naomi Imaizumi (JAP) repeated in her ...

Zamora Perez and Dogana conquer Ironman France

: Marcel Zamora Perez (ESP) won the 2008 Ironman France thanks in part to a fantastic 2:45:21 run split. Martina Dogana (ITA) set a new course record as she took the women's title.

Des Moines ITU World Cup to be a triathlon after all

: Contrary to speculations, the ITU Des Moines World Cup will be a swim-bike-run event and should thus remain the final qualifier for the U.S. Olympic Team, race organizers announced earlier today.

Bombs away

: Several German newspapers have reported that a German man, with some connection to triathlon, was arrested last week at the airport in Verona, Italy, facing charges arising from making terrorist-sound ...

Bozzone and McGlone win 70.3 Kansas

: Terenzo Bozzone topped a fantastic bike split with the fastest run of the day to win the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Kansas. Craig Alexander and Leon Griffin rounded out the podium. Sam McGlone won the ...

Cartmell and Comerford rule 70.3 UK

: Fraser Cartmell won the 2008 Ironman 70.3 UK and narrowly held off fellow Brit Steven Bayliss. Aussie Luke Bell finished third. In the women's race, Bella Comerford added another win to her resume. ...

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