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Berkel and Ferguson on top in Western Australia

: Aussie Tim Berkel captured his first Ironman title as he won the 2008 Ironman Western Australia in 8:07:05. Kiwi Gina Ferguson held off a tough challenge from defending champion Charlotte Paul ...

ITU announces sponsor and locations of the the 2009 World Championship series

: The International Triathlon Union (ITU) announced today that Dextro Energy will be the title sponsor for the new World Championship series, plus they also offered some details on where the eight ...

McDonald out, Casado in as ITU president

: Les McDonald's two-decade presidency of the International Triathlon Union has come to an end, tearfully for some, none-to-soon for others. Spain's Marison Casado succeeds him.

Alexandre Ribeiro wins his 3rd, Shanna Armstrong her 5th Ultraman Hawaii

: The Brazilian star adds a blazing 6:15:32 double marathon to a Day 2 lead to win the 24th Ultraman World Championship in the third fastest time ever; Shanna Armstrong finishes her 5th win with an 8:17 ...

Alexandre Ribeiro, Shanna Armstrong blaze bike to lead Ultraman after Day 2

: Ribeiro's near-record 7:20:41 split for the 171.4-mile Day 2 course gives the Brazilian a 10 minute lead over O'Keefe and 31-minute cushion over legendary double marathoner Peter Kotland going into ...

Tony O'Keefe and Shanna Armstrong lead Ultraman Day One

: This ultra distance triathlon classic on the weekend after Thanksgiving kicked off its 24th edition with tough swim currents, headwinds, and an unlikely 47-year-old Canadian military officer leading ...

Europeans victorious in Arizona

: Andreas Raelert (GER) the runner-up at the recent 70.3 Worlds in Clearwater, won the Fall edition of the 2008 Ironman Arizona and with it his first Ironman title. Heleen Bij De Vaate (NED) grabbed ...

New Jobs forum on slowtwitch

: Although it may appear as a response to the current economic times, the new slowtwitch jobs sub forum is actually a case of the slowtwitch readership shaping the site.

blueseventy - success in the pool

: blueseventy adds pool swimming world records to its triathlon and open water laurels, as South Africa’s Cameron van den Burgh sets three world marks in the short course pool swimming in blueseventy ...

Bozzone, Zeiger take 70.3 titles

: The youthful Terenzo Bozzone, 23, and the veteran Joanna Zeiger, 38, controlled the 2008 Clearwater 70.3 World Championships and smashed course records along the way.

Plata and Groff win in San Francisco

: Victor Plata and Sarah Groff were victorious at the 2008 San Francisco Triathlon at Treasure Island, the final race in the USA Triathlon Haul to the Great Wall Elite Series. But the series titles ...

Matt Reed, Jodie Swallow take Escape to Bermuda titles

: Cooler temperatures suit American Matt Reed and Great Britain's Jodie Swallow in second Escape to Bermuda triathlon, which mirrors Alcatraz with a jump off the ferry start.

Evans smashes course record, Comerford takes 5th Ironman Florida title

: Canadian Tom Evans’ 8:07:59 is the fastest ever men’s 40-plus Ironman time, while Scotswoman Bella Comerford celebrates her birthday with a smashing win just three weeks after finishing 7th at ...

Outgrowing the team

: The Slowtwitch forum and the triathlon world as a whole was occupied on Friday with the news that Chrissie Wellington, Belinda Granger and Hillary Biscay were leaving team TBB and coach Brett Sutton. ...

Kiwis take gold in Mexico

: Samantha Warriner wins Huatulco World Cup and takes World Cup series title, Sarah Groff takes second, finishes 4th and top American in World Cup series, Jarrod Shoemaker takes silver in brutal heat ...

Ruzafa surprises and Dibens repeats in Maui

: Ruben Ruzafa (ESP) stunned experts and onlookers alike as he came from nowhere to win the 2008 XTERRA World Championships in Maui, Hawaii. Julie Dibens (GBR) looked very strong as she repeated her ...

An XTERRA Maui teaser

: With the 2008 XTERRA World Championships in Maui now just a few days away, here is a gallery of images of the 2008 US XTERRA Championships in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. All images © Nils Nilsen/XTERRA ...

CGI to sell VeloGear

: Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), that growing aggregation of premier endurance brands powered by private equity, will temporarily shrink by one brand.

Alexander, Wellington run their way to victories in Kona

: The rematch between "Macca" and "Crowie" fizzled, and Wellington's duel with the 8:45 and 8:47 Iron record setters was made briefly interesting by ten interminable roadside minutes.

Bennett and Norden victorious in Dallas

: Greg Bennett held off Kona bound Andy Potts and a slew of ITU studs to capture the 2008 Toyota US Open Triathlon in Dallas, Texas. In the women's race, Under 23 World Champion Lisa Norden of Sweden ...

Cunningham and Bentley win Longhorn 70.3

: Richie Cunningham beat a stellar field at the 2008 Ironman Longhorn 70.3 in Austin, Texas and Lisa Bentley nabbed the women's title. Five-time World Champion Simon Lessing finished 4th in his final ...

Cervelo wins big in first Slowtwitch Awards

: Nine-hundred registered Slowtwitch Forum members rated companies in six categories. Cervelo was the big winner in the first annual Slowtwitch Bike Industry Awards, winning in two categories.

Achilles forces McGlone to postpone rematch with Wellington

: McGlone, Jones and Badmann all fall prey to injuries - unable to challenge Wellington at the 2008 Ironman Hawaii.

Fleureton and Norden superb in Lorient, France.

: Cedric Fleureton was victorious in today's Lorient BG Triathlon World Cup and the one-two finish of French men made the home crowd very happy. Lisa Norden won the women's race and with it her first ...

Overall Age Group Championships go to Schott and Davison

: A pair of 37-year-olds took top honors at the 2008 USA Triathlon Age Group nationals in Hagg Lake, Oregon. Jason Schott of Atlanta, Georgia and Brooke Davison of Boulder, Colorado held off all other ...

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