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Blog: Queensland Triathlete of the Year goes for the Ironman double

Aussie age-grouper Tim Ballintine decides to take on the Ironman World Championship double in 2014 – Mont Tremblant and Kona
24 July 2014 at 11:14

The Weekend Warrior on… the madness of triathletes

220 columnist Martyn Brunt finds a common theme to many of the athletes he meets at Ironman Lanzarote – nuttiness
22 July 2014 at 12:15

Blog: The Endurance Adventurer takes on Snowdonia

Australian tri newbie Luke Tyburski targets the Double Brutal Extreme Triathlon this autumn, which he says is “a good place to start”. Just as well he likes a challenge...
21 July 2014 at 16:44

Blog: Getting it right on the European stage

British age-grouper Paul Brown describes winning his category in the 2014 European Sprint Triathlon Championships in Kitzbühel, Austria last month
17 July 2014 at 14:29

Blog: Awkward truths at the Surrey Human Performance Institute

In a bid to improve his race performances, age-grouper David ‘Big Man’ Pawsey tries the Advanced Triathlon Package – and learns lots from his day as a lab rat...
17 July 2014 at 12:15  (3)

Blog: training with Chris McCormack and Team MaccaX

220 finds the pace soon cranks up at a Macca-led training camp in Newport Pagnell, days before the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon
15 July 2014 at 11:29

Blog: feeling the heat at the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon

Age-grouper Sam Anderson reports from last weekend’s race after winning a 220 competition for a free place – and making it through heat one into the final race
15 July 2014 at 09:36

Blog: going from Ironman to IronDAD

Age-grouper Max Curle recounts racing in the Ironman European Champs in his wife’s hometown of Frankfurt – just a few days after the birth of his son Jona
14 July 2014 at 16:04

Blog: which is tougher – racing an Olympic tri or marshalling one?

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a race marshal? We take a look…
09 July 2014 at 16:54  (3)

Blog: What it takes to get on the Team GB start line

Age-grouper Ollie Hart takes an honest look at what it took to get on the start line for Team GB at the ETU European Champs in Kitzbühel, Austria
03 July 2014 at 15:26  (3)

Harry Wiltshire describes crashing on the bike descent at Ironman Nice

British long-course athlete says his hopes for Kona qualification took a blow at Ironman Nice last weekend after he hit an unexpected speed bump on the bike leg and crashed, hard
03 July 2014 at 10:20

The Weekend Warrior on… training camp etiquette

Fresh from a week in sunny Majorca, Martyn Brunt shares his rules of conduct for a bike training camp
30 June 2014 at 14:25

Age-group blog: Windsor Triathlon 2014 race report

After months of preparation for one more shot at Windsor, our blogger David “Big Fella” Pawsey recounts his troubled race
18 June 2014 at 12:14

Age-group blog: the quest for Rio 2016 continues…

Phil Renna continues his ambitious (if optimistic) attempt to turn himself from novice triathlete to GB Olympian in time for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro
04 June 2014 at 11:36

Age-group blog: shedding the kilos for Windsor Tri

David Pawsey decides to get faster by losing some weight ahead of his big race this season, and asks Ironman Wales champ Scott Neyedli for some nutrition tips
29 May 2014 at 12:11

The Weekend Warrior on... 'earworms'

Martyn Brunt considers the motivational benefits of a good tune and, on the flip side, the curse of a bad one…
27 May 2014 at 11:38

Blog: swimming with dolphins (and sharks) across the Cook Strait

Swim coach Adam Walker describes being joined by a pod of dolphins while swimming off the coast of New Zealand – before realising a shark was also shadowing him...
21 May 2014 at 12:10

Age-group blog: not (quite) enough prep for City to Summit

With just weeks to go before this year's City to Summit race, age-grouper Sean McFarlane can feel the excitement building – but is beginning to rue his lack of preparation
19 May 2014 at 09:24

Age-group blog: "Will you be OK?"

After deciding to enter Ironman Switzerland, Pete Jones received a discomfiting question from his nine-year-old daughter which changed his goals entirely
07 May 2014 at 11:25

Age-group blog: 12hr nonstop turbo spinning fundraiser

Age-grouper Brian Carlin describes the saddle soreness, dehydration and other challenges he experienced during a 12hr spinathon for charity
06 May 2014 at 15:49