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Here comes Kate Major

: Kate Major finished 3rd at the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii in 2004, 2005 and 2007, and looks forward to step up a couple places at the 30th anniversary race in 2008. But she is currently ...

Meet Massimo Cigana

: Massimo Cigana recently burst onto the triathlon scene with a win at Laguna Phuket, but Massimo is no stranger to racing at the professional level. He raced on the Mercatone Uno team with Marco ...

Fast riding Mitch Anderson

: Mitchell Anderson is known to be among the fastest cyclists in the sport of triathlon and he has shown on several occasions that he can deliver all 3 goods. He finally is focusing on the sport of ...

Chris Legh, determination defined

: Many people remember Aussie Chris Legh from his heart breaking collapse in the finish line chute at the 1997 Ironman Hawaii. We wanted to know what he is up to these days in terms of racing, training, ...

Original Ironman Tom Knoll

: Tom Knoll was one of the 12 amazing folks who started and finished the 1978 Ironman Hawaii. Tom came from a running background and finished 6th on that day. He is currently running across the United ...

Meet Bjorn Andersson

: Swedish bike god Bjorn Andersson is quiet and somewhat shy. He just returned from a long training camp in Taupo, New Zealand and is getting ready to race 70.3 California. We wanted know what else ...

Erik Vendt talks to Slowtwitch

: Erik Vendt already won 2 swimming silver medals in the previous 2 Olympic games and is currently getting ready to qualify for Beijing. Just recently he swam 14:47:59 in the 1500 m freestyle and ...

Flying Levi Leipheimer

: Levi Leipheimer won the 2008 Amgen Tour of California with a very impressive performance in the stage 5 Solvang Time Trial, and the support of a strong Astana team. We wanted to know a bit more about ...

A chat with coach Joel Filliol

: Joel Filliol is a senior coach at the National Triathlon Center in Victoria, BC and the Canadian Olympic Coach. He is currently getting his team ready for the Olympic games in Beijing and was kind ...

Marc Bonnet-Eymard, new priorities

: Floridian Marc Bonnet-Eymard was the overall winner at the 2006 ITU Age Group World Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland and won countless other races in his career so far. But he now has a new ...

Meet Saul Raisin, triathlete

: Two years ago pro cyclist Saul Raisin had a horrific accident during the Circuit de la Sarthe and was in a coma for several days. Many then thought he might not survive, but this tenacious young man ...

First out of the water, Bruce Gennari

: Age grouper Bruce Gennari surprised a lot of people and himself when he was first out of the water at the 1997 Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. He is still a great swimmer, but now he can ...

The one and only Ken Glah

: Ken Glah has won six Ironman events, finished ten times in the top 10 at the Ironman World Championships, and has raced well over 50 Ironman races and countless other triathlons in his career so far. ...

Meet Paul Tichelaar

: Paul Tichelaar just won the 2008 Trisports.com Desert Classic Duathlon and is focusing now to qualify for the Canadian Olympic Team. We wanted to know more about this ITU triathlete.

Cam Brown, ready for Ironman NZ

: Cam Brown has won Ironman NZ 6 times, won Ironman Europe in Germany and finished 4 times on the podium at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. He checked in with us before the 2008 ...

A chat with Dede Griesbauer

: Dede Griesbauer finished 7th at the 2007 Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii and is eager to move up a few spots in 2008. We were able to find out more about racing, training and interests of ...

Raivis Belohvosciks talks

: We checked in with Raivis Belohvosciks of team Saunier Duval Scott just before the TT stage of the 2008 AMGEN Tour De California. He is a multiple Latvian time TT champion and has won the GP de ...

Get to know Mirinda Carfrae

: Mirinda Carfrae finished a great 2007 season with the Ironman 70.3 World Championship title in Clearwater, Florida and started her 2008 account with a win at 70.3 in Geelong, Australia. She kindly ...

Meet Alan Culpepper

: Boulder resident Alan Culpepper has run a 3:55 mile and a 27:33 10k, plus he ran 2:09:41 in his marathon debut at Chicago in 2002, tying him with Alberto Salazar for the fastest American debut in ...

John Howard then and now

: Among his many titles, John Howard captured Pan Am gold, a 24 hour record and the 1981 Ironman Hawaii Championships. We wanted to know more about the 1981 Ironman champion and what he is up to these ...

Brad Kahlefeldt, going for gold

: Having already had his ticked stamped for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Brad Kahlefeldt is now looking forward to make this ticket golden. We wanted to find out more about this young Australian ITU ...

Joerie Vansteelant talks

: Late in 2007 Joerie Vansteelant lost his brother after a tragic traffic accident and a few weeks later he won the Duathlon World Championships in Richmond, VA in a dominating fashion. We wanted to ...

Tereza Macel checks in

: Czech born triathlete Tereza Macel is often the first woman out of the water in the races she enters. She now resides in Canada and checked in with Slowtwitch.

XTERRA maven Conrad Stoltz

: After some bad luck in 2005 and 2006, Conrad Stoltz came back with a vengeance in 2007 and won the XTERRA Worlds plus a "few" other XTERRA events. He talked to Slowtwitch about racing, training and ...

A chat with Peter Vanderkaay

: At the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece Peter Vanderkaay competed on the 4x200m freestyle relay that defeated the favored Australian team for the gold medal. This U of Michigan grad is the current ...

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