KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — The Ironman World Championship will be held outside Hawaii for the first time in four decades because of uncertainty over whether the Big Island will be able to host the triathlon as scheduled in February during the coronavirus pandemic. Competitors will head to St. George, Utah, on May 7 instead, West […]
Leanne Taylor caught the attention of the Canadian Olympian Silken Laumann and was hopeful for the Paralympics. Taylor, who is a triple Olympic medallist, fought through physical adversity to achieve her dreams after a rowing accident which resulted in a serious leg injury.
Danielle Fleurima, a recent graduate of Chillicothe High School, is headed to Delaware to be part of their first triathlon team. In May of 2021, Delaware State University announced Danielle would be the first athlete signed to join the team. Fleurima was a 12-letter athlete in cross country, swim and track & field.
Tri 4 Schools, a nonprofit organization based in Verona, will hold its annual Middleton Kids Triathlon for children ages 3–14 on the morning of Saturday, August 21. The race starts at Bauman Aquatic Center at 2400 Park Lawn Place and finishes at Firemen’s’ Park on 7400 Lee Street.
Pizza and athletics may seem like an odd combination, but it’s exactly what inspired Milton, Georgia, Ironman triathlete Jeff Dunn.
TOKYO (AP) — Bermuda has been sending athletes to the Olympics since 1936. Until Tuesday, the Atlantic island’s highest honor was a bronze medal won 45 years ago. Flora Duffy changed that in just under two hours, swimming, cycling and running through the wind and rain around Tokyo Bay to win the Olympic women’s triathlon […]
Let’s try that again, triathlon. The Olympic men’s triathlon needed a do-over Monday when a bizarre start sent dozens of competitors into the water only to have others stuck on the dock, helplessly blocked by a boat containing cameras that got in the way. The 56 competitors had taken their marks when the starting buzzer […]
TOKYO (AP) — The faces of victory will be a bit more visible for the rest of the Tokyo Olympics. On Sunday, the International Olympic Committee relaxed its health rules and said medalists can remove their masks on the podium for photos — for 30 seconds. This, says the IOC, acknowledges “a unique moment in […]
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Australian triathlete Ashleigh Gentle had just finished a training session at her temporary base of Cairns in north Queensland state. Hot, muggy and tropical Cairns — except for the tropical part — is exactly what she’s expecting during her competition at the Tokyo Olympics. “It’s one of the hottest, most humid […]
Deana Porter could be described as “caring, humble, encouraging, sweet, and a massive athletic power house.” From marathons to Ironmans, she was always training for the next adventure, and those races took her across Canada and the US.