After one of the most competitive seasons of off-road racing in history, the XTERRA World Cup series now comes down to the wire in Molveno, Italy. We preview the course and contenders for the men's and women's races at this weekend's 2023 XTERRA World Championship.
World champions will be crowned this weekend - and it's going to be a straight battle of the top short-course athletes in the sport. We preview the men's and women's contenders for the WTCS Final in Pontevedra.
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The 2023 championship season is going strong, but some pros are already looking ahead to 2024. Travis Mundell recaps a weekend of Ironman, 70.3, and Challenge racing around the globe.
The dethroned Ironman champion opens up about the worst year of his life and career.
Pre-race discussion and transparency around centerline penalties at the men’s Ironman World Championship in Nice was a good start, but with so much on the line for pros, there’s more to be done.
After taking DNFs at recent world championship races, Pieter Heemeryck and Lucy Hall will be looking for redemption at 70.3 Belgium. Stream the race live on Outside Watch this weekend - here's how.
Remember reading about "a young pro who ran four miles uphill without shoes on the bike leg to finish?" That was a then-unknown Sam Laidlow. Read about the viral 2018 race that set the stage for his world championship win five years later.
After combing through thousands of images of the men's 2023 Ironman World Championship, our photographers bring you the best photos from a picture-perfect day in Nice.
Every competitor perseveres to the end for a reason. Check out these finish line photos from the 2023 Ironman World Championships men’s race in Nice.
Nice wasn't so nice to everyone who raced last weekend.
Some could say the excitement was gone from this year’s men’s pro race, but don’t blame the course—blame how damn good the men are now.
What a day it was for Magnus Ditlev - adding an Ironman World Championship podium to his already-impressive resume. He joins Bob Babbitt the morning after for a chat about the day.
Patrick Lange had a great race at the 2023 Ironman World Championship in Nice, France. He sits down with Bob Babbitt to talk about the day.
Bob Babbitt chats with newly-crowned Ironman World Champion Sam Laidlow the morning after his amazing victory in Nice, France.
See the swim, bike, and run from the men's 2023 Ironman World Championship through the lens of Triathlete photographer Brad Kaminski.
Immediately after finishing 24th place at his final Ironman World Championships, the Olympic medalist (and three-time IMWC winner) explains what his race in Nice meant to him.
Germany's Patrick Lange used a late-bike surge and a super-fast 2:32 run split to get second place at the 2023 Ironman World Championship. He tells us how he did it.
Magnus Ditlev has transformed into one of the best long-course triathletes in the world with his powerful bike/run combo. He tells us all about his podium finish at the 2023 Ironman World Championships.
In his first interview, just moments after becoming the first French Ironman World Champion, Laidlow speaks from the heart.
Men’s 2023 Ironman World Championship Results: Frenchman Sam Laidlow Wins First-Ever Title on Home Soil
In the first-ever Ironman World Championship held outside of the United States, 24-year-old Frenchman Sam Laidlow took the win on home soil, clocking an 8:06:22 in Nice, France to take his first world title and became the first French athlete to wear the crown.
We found gear ranging from the obscenely expensive new $24,000 BMC to a new pair of budget wheels from DT Swiss—and much more in between.
With only a few training sessions to go before race day, we head to the shores in Nice, France, to take a look at the swim course and talk to age group athletes preparing for Ironman World Championships.
"It's bittersweet...but it's also kind of a relief. I don't have to do another one. There's a lot of mental pressure and stress on it to just come and do it again. And if it were going to be held like the first one - no big deal, just a bunch of guys getting together - I’d do it, no problem."
Join athletes adapting to the Niçois way as they preview the swim, bike, and run courses, participate in the Parade of Nations, and soak up all that the Côte d'Azur has to offer.
We've compiled an updated list of starters and race numbers for the 2023 Ironman World Championship men's race, with insight and analysis on how the race is shaping up, and some stats about the pro field.
"I think it a brings an element of fun and adrenaline that's not common in Ironman racing, per se. It's a course that probably wouldn't have passed health and safety standards in America simply because the turns are a little bit steep." - Jan Frodeno on the Ironman World Championship course in Nice
Chris Foster is the Editor-in-Chief of Triathlete magazine, and he joined us to talk about some of his favorite stories around this year’s Ironman World Championship in Nice.
2,000+ age-groupers, 43 pros, 17 hours, and 1 epic challenge - we've got all the numbers behind this weekend's 2023 men's Ironman World Championship event in Nice, France.
An all-new Ironman World Championship course in Nice, France means all-new race dynamics. How will it play out in the men's race this weekend? Thorsten Radde looks into his crystal ball.
Magnus Ditlev is a heavy contender for the 2023 men's Ironman World Championship in Nice. The Dane sits down with Bob Babbitt for a chat on his record-breaking performance in Roth this year and how he's building on that as he heads into this weekend's race.
A data scientist digs into the 2023 Ironman World Championship men's age-group qualification numbers and finds the surprising answer.
Our up-to-date breakdown of the top contenders for the podium at this year’s Ironman World Championships men’s event in Nice.
Six-time Ironman World Champion, 10-time Nice Triathlon Champion, and all-time legend Mark Allen shared his great insight into racing well in Nice, his thoughts on the bike course, and what it will take to win here at this weekend's 2023 men's Ironman World Championship.
Plus, Gwen Jorgensen is back on top with a win at World Triathlon Cup Valencia, big wins from Nikki Bartlett and Frederic Funk, and more from the weekend of triathlon action.
It's going to be a history-making day in France - and you won't want to miss a second! Watch all the action with the men's 2023 Ironman World Championship livestream on September 10.
Get caught up on the most-read and most-discussed stories of August 2023 in our Big Monthly Digest of triathlon news.
We take a look at the bikes ridden by the five fastest cyclists in the women's and men's pro races at the 2023 70.3 World Championships in Lahti, Finland.
Super League London brought the fireworks in its 2023 championship series debut, Challenge Davos featured a middle-distance Swiss Alps showdown, and an unreal sufferfest at XTERRA Beaver Creek brought a few familiar faces out to play (and win).
The 22-year-old German burst onto the world stage, taking the 2023 Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Lahti, Finland.
Just a week after securing her spot on her second Olympic team and two weeks after winning the PTO U.S. Open, 25 year-old Taylor Knibb executed perfect race strategy to win her second Ironman 70.3 World Championship.
Mirinda Carfrae and Tim O'Donnell break down the iconic 70.3 Worlds course in Finland, who looks good for the pro races, and their predictions for how the weekend's events will play out.
As the birthplace of XTERRA triathlon, Maui has a special place in the hearts of many triathletes. As the island reels from a devastating wildfire, here's how you can help.
Travis Mundell recaps a wild weekend of racing that includes the Paris Test Event, PTO Asian Open, XTERRA Germany, and the final qualifying races for the 2023 women's Ironman World Championship.
With the end of the 2023 Ironman World Championships women's qualification period, we've compiled an updated qualification list, with insight and analysis on how the race is shaping up, and some stats about the pro field.
We've seen some amazing performances on the 70.3 circuit this year, but who is the best of the best? Watch the battle play out this weekend on the free Ironman 70.3 World Championship livestream, available exclusively on Outside Watch.
In a whirlwind 24 hours, Morgan Pearson went from Paris Test Event benchwarmer to qualifying for his second Olympic Games triathlon team.
The reigning 70.3 world champion and 2020 Olympian becomes the first American to automatically qualify for the U.S. Olympic team with a fifth-place finish at the Paris test event.
Is it all in the run? Do you have to be a front-pack swimmer? One expert dives into the changing face of elite-level racing to see what will be required to win gold at the 2024 Games.
The PTO announced today that it will partner with World Triathlon to deliver an international non-draft sister series to the existing draft-legal World Triathlon Championship Series (WTCS).
Taylor Knibb and Kristian Blummenfelt are back to defend their Ironman 70.3 World Championship titles - but they'll have to fight off deep fields to keep their crowns.
As one of only three active “WTCS moms,” Zaferes’ 13-month-old son has seen eight countries and a host of helpful caretakers as she chases her third Olympic team.
Multisport events across the country rely on volunteers to operate, but not only are volunteers not always free, they're also becoming an endangered species. What happens when the helpers stop showing up?
What do winners of the Defender Service Awards have in common? They make the world a better place, and now Land Rover is helping them do it.
Plus, the inaugural Challenge London, Ironman 70.3 European Championships, and Sebastian Kienle takes on Norseman.
From the youngest-ever pro (15 years old!) at Super League to 105 Ironmans in 105 days, this season has been full of compelling storylines from pros and age-groupers alike.
Whether you believe Smith is your white knight or an Illuminati false flag, we’ve got 8 multisport facts about the special counsel to help fuel either your righteousness or rage.
Pro triathlon analyst Thorsten Radde breaks down the latest PTO rankings, from the fast movers and dominators to the athletes under pressure to deliver big results.
How a zipper led to a podium shakeup at 70.3 Maine, plus is there anything the French can't win these days?
Get caught up on the most-read and most-discussed stories of July 2023 in our Big Monthly Digest of triathlon news.
Catch all the action on the Ironman 70.3 Maine livestream this Sunday, July 30.
With the first auto-qualification event for the Paris 2024 Games coming up in August, we take a look at which athletes are best poised to make a run for Team USA.
The Paris qualification race is about to get really exciting, really fast. Here's everything you need to know about how U.S. athletes will earn their spots on the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic triathlon starting lines.
It was a coast-to-coast weekend of tri with big races at Ironman Lake Placid and 70.3 Oregon.
A recent positive test at the top of pro triathlon has raised the question: How hard would it be to cheat in tri? The answer may surprise you.
"If any sport is arguing that they don’t have any doping problem, they are fooling themselves."
Very few professional triathletes have tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Does that mean it's not a problem in the sport, or does it mean the problems are in the way we look for it?
Plus, British tri dominates at World Triathlon Para Series Swansea.