How do you make sense of the senseless? In the wake of Dave Mirra's death, I struggled to comprehend the emptiness I felt. And to understand how those who achieve so much can often feel so inadequate.
I spent 24 hours with Dave Mirra last April and now that he is no longer among us, I feel terribly sad about the loss of this man, husband and father.
It is not uncommon for a cyclist to charge after an aggressive motorist, but that can escalate quickly as a man quickly learned when a gun was pulled on him.
It is scary enough when you encounter inattentive or otherwise occupied drivers, but it is even more frightening when cars try to mess with you on purpose.
Ironman just bought important ITU series races, along with the international broadcast rights for the ITU World Triathlon Series. Why? And will this work out?
If you are a triathlete, runner, cyclist, swimmer or other endurance athlete you have likely been plagued recently by silly Ray-Ban and Oakley spam, and here is why.
Most folks prefer to run in mild conditions under a blue sunny sky, but getting it done when the weather is not so hospitable requires a lot more determination.
Who are the multisporters today who capture my imagination? Those who know where they want to go, know it is not easy and devise skills, products and methods to get there.
Going back a decade, GURU was making custom bikes out of all four frame materials. It did it all in 6-thousand feet of space that looked like Agent Q's MI5 workshop.
What makes a race subversive? The refusal to play by the rules. Ironman was subversive in 1980 because it was outrageous and ungovernable.
When you read Clarence King's Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada, it feels like extreme and endurance sports undertaken on the boss's dime.
A man who's been a member for about three years began a thread. He repented and quickly deleted this post, so only a few saw what he wrote. But I did.
My long tenure in endurance sport isn't constancy unless a marooned sailor adrift at sea shows constancy by not quitting his lifeboat.
Some memorable words during a year of the sublime and ridiculous, inspirational and contemptible, tumult and shouting in the world of swim, bike and run.
There is still time to shop for loved ones and yourself, and in case you ran out of ideas we share a few gift suggestions that hopefully find you well.
Does the ITU value the AGer only by the entry fee paid, which funds an elite race? Does it comprehend the need for integrity in the races contested under its purview? We'll see.
The institutional change we need to make is the adoption of intent into the rulebook, allowing officials to make calls based on intent.
Our new winter sports editor examines the controversy behind the IOC selection process for the 2022 Olympics, which ultimately ended with Beijing being chosen to host the winter games just 14 years ...
Bill Katovsky, the creator of Triathlete Magazine, passed away a few days ago, and his friend Roy M. Wallack shared a very heartfelt tribute with us.
An athlete may not subordinate his/her race ambitions solely for the benefit of another athletes race ambitions. (Ironman Elite rule Article 2.0.2)
Will there be another German Kona triumph? Or will a member of the Spanish or the Belgian commandos prevail? What about a North American man?
Odds are this race will be a showdown between Mirinda Carfrae and Daniela Ryf but Madame Pele may have a wild card up her sleeve, opening up the women’s win to the rest of a very strong field.
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.
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.
Instead of American brands whose wetsuits, bikes and shoes are manufactured in China, Ironman would be a Chinese brand "manufactured" in the U.S.