Two-time Ironman world champion Normann Stadler stopped by the set of Breakfast with Bob to talk about his recent heart surgery.
The Kona course has a way of humbling—no, demolishing—athletes like no other Ironman. The heat, the unforgiving course, the world championship-demanding effort—and did we mention the heat? We spoke with three top pros forced to pull out of last Saturday’s race and asked them what ultimately ended their day and dashed their Kona hopes.
When Mirinda Carfrae crossed the finish line in second at the Ironman World Championship last Saturday, the typically cheery Australian had tears in her eyes and a look of defeat as she hugged boyfriend Tim O’Donnell.
After last year’s shocker when the first report from the 2010 Hawaii Ironman was that Wellington wasn’t going to compete, the realm of possibility seemed wide open this year.
While athletes are on the 112-mile bike ride visitors will flock to stock up on cool presents from Hawaii's most ubiquitous stores.
Carfrae’s coach gives insight into her preparation and wonders about how Wellington will react to a challenge.
For an athlete new to the distance, winning three Ironman races—all in a matter of 8 weeks—is quite an impressive feat. Team TBB’s Mary Beth Ellis seems to have found her calling this year, and is hoping for a Top 10 finish on Saturday.
American Chris Lieto, the fastest cyclist in the sport, gives us the run down on his 2012 Trek Speed Concept.
Reigning Ironman world champ Mirinda Carfrae returns to the set of Breakfast with Bob to talk about Saturday's race.
The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, which is building its reputation as a tri-friendly hotel, will be hosting two free pre-race events this week that are open to the public. You can gain last-minute tips from top pros and meet other competitors from around the globe.
Reigning world champion Mirinda Carfrae talks about the dynamics of being competitive in a relatively small sport. In the interview with Bob Babbitt, she touches on her relationship with fellow pros like Chrissie Wellington and Julie Dibens.
How does the fastest cyclist in the sport train for the Ironman World Championship a week out from race day? Find out!
In the final installment Crowie recaps his performance at the 70.3 world championships.
Find out how the two-time Ironman world champion recovers after his hardest training session of the year. Also hear what Craig Alexander thinks about Macca's win in Kona last year in a sit down with host Bob Babbitt.
After selling out a dinner in July, The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows on the Kohala Coast of Hawaii’s Big Island will be hosting an exclusive vegan dinner with one of the most well-known women in triathlon, Hillary Biscay, on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m.
In “The Run” Alexander finishes his 112-mile ride with a quick transition followed by 10x1 mile repeats up and down Monarch Rd. in Boulder, Colo.
Six-time Ironman world champion Dave Scott and son Drew Scott talk to Bob Babbitt about Drew's upcoming participation in the 2011 Ford Ironman World Championship.
No wildcard entries will be given for the 2011 Ironman World Championship.
Germany's Michael Raelert has announced he will not compete in the 2011 Ironman World Championship race due to an injury that has plagued him throughout the season.
With the season in full swing, we asked several top pros how they feel about the Kona Pro Rankings systen now.
After the cancellation of Ironman China in May, this Sunday’s Ironman Korea will be the only Ironman race in Asia this year.
Three-time Ironman world champion Chrissie Wellington joins Bob Babbitt on this week's edition of Competitor Radio.
Overcast skies and spats of rain and wind have not darkened spirits as athletes prepare to race Ironman New Zealand this Saturday.
The window of opportunity to toe the line at the 2011 Ironman World Championship triathlon in Kona, Hawaii without qualifying at an Ironman event is closing quickly.
American triathlete Tim O'Donnell will focus on the Ironman World Championship in 2011.
The yearly broadcast of the Ironman World Championship on NBC has proven to be a life-changing experience for many viewers. Many athletes cite the show as the reason they started competing in triathlons in the first place.
Seven-time Tour De France winner Lance Armstrong will be turning to triathlon and racing in the 2011 Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii, according to his long-time coach Chris Carmichael.
The World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) announced today that it is introducing an athlete membership program, known as "Ironman Access".
Triathlete.com chatted with Wellington to talk about the decision, what’s next for her and how she feels about some of the rumors that have been circulating since the race.
A big topic of discussion in the triathlon community is whether or not three-time Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington will show up at a race in the next few months after withdrawing from this year's race in Kona due to illness.
See the complete post-race interview with Ironman World Champion Chris McCormack of Australia. Find out how the day played out for Macca and what exactly was said when he shook hands with fellow competitor Andreas Raelert of Germany.
It's the professionals who gain much of the attention at the Ironman World Championship, but it is the 1800 age group participants that give the event its personality.
Professional triathlete Tim DeBoom has the distinction of being the last American triathlete to claim victory at the Ironman World Championship.
hree-time Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington broke her silence today about her decision not to race at the 2010 Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii.