The 8 Unforgettable Moments of the Olympics and Paralympics
It was a summer full of exciting races in Tokyo. Here are some of our favorite triathlon moments from the Games.
Q&A: In Tandem with the Athlete-Guide Duo of Amy Dixon and Kirsten Sass
What's it like to have that kind of relationship? How do they work together?
As Paralympics Open, Support and COVID Numbers Both on the Rise in Japan
With Paralympians generally requiring more medical support staff, the situation is tenuous.
Triathlete Hour Podcast: Amy Dixon Has Reinvented Herself More Than Once
Now she's finally headed to Tokyo, to compete against girls half her age.
What is Paratriathlon? Understanding Triathlon in the Paralympics
Your questions about paratriathlon, answered.
What It Takes to Keep the Top U.S. Paratriathletes in Top Shape
Physical therapy for paratriathletes requires flexibility and all hands on deck.
The Triathlete Hour Podcast: Allysa Seely Doesn’t Give Up
We kick off Paralympics month with the story of Allysa Seely and how she's overcome countless challenges to win gold.
Expert Analysis of Flora Duffy’s Olympic-Winning Bike File
An average power of 220 watts, a maximum power of 654 watts—and a higher power to weight ratio than the men's champion. Her file was much smoother with fewer spikes.
Who Could Win the Inaugural Olympic Mixed Triathlon Relay?
Three teams stand out as big medal favorites for the Olympic mixed relay debut. Here’s how each of those teams could win.
Bermuda Celebrates Flora Duffy’s Historic Gold Medal
For Bermuda, Flora Duffy isn’t just a gold medalist - she’s a hometown hero.
What is the Triathlon Mixed Team Relay?
This new triathlon event will make its debut in the Olympics—but how does the mixed team relay work, when is it on, and who's racing?
Triathlete Hour Podcast: The Olympics Episode
We analyze, dissect, and discuss. Plus, what to expect in the relay later this week.
An Expert Look Inside Blummenfelt’s Gold-Medal Winning Bike File
A peak power of 987w and 11-minutes worth of surges above threshold. You can find Olympic champ Kristian Blummenfelt's files on Strava—and we've got all the analysis.
Commentary: The Olympic Women’s Race Showed Us How to Make Your Perfect Day
Have you ever raced exactly as good as you were capable of? Do you have the courage to find out?
In 4th Olympics and a Tropical Storm, Flora Duffy Flawless for the Win
American Katie Zaferes takes the bronze.
The Hottest Ticket in Tokyo? Olympic Triathlon.
With the Tokyo Olympics effectively on lockdown for the majority of fans, the triathlon event presents one rare opportunity to spectate. Meet the tri fans who rolled the dice against the authorities.
Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt Wins Hot, Hard, Emotional Gold Medal
Kevin McDowell holds on for best finish ever by a U.S. man.
Where Are They Now? The Original U.S. Tri Olympians
Twenty-ish years after triathlon made its Olympic debut, we check in with that original team.
Readers and Experts Pick The Olympic Triathlon Winners
We asked both the experts and our readers who they thought would be the winners of the Olympic triathlon events. The results aren't what you'd expect.
The (Bizarre, Uncomfortable, Precarious) Life of Being An Olympic Athlete In Tokyo
One member of the Canadian team told Triathlete that it took eight-and-a-half hours for their group to get tested, processed, and approved for entry.
The Experts’ Picks for Must-Watch Olympic Events
We asked the experts at our sister brands for their picks for the must-watch events they absolutely won't miss. Use this guide to plan your viewing schedule.
How Tokyo Fixed Its Olympic Open Water Problem (Hopefully)
Using a system of barriers and generators, the city says its brought Tokyo's water quality and temperature to acceptable levels. Is that enough?
Olympic Triathlon By The Numbers
Stat geeks, grab a snack - it’s time to dig into some interesting facts and figures surrounding this historic Tokyo Olympics.
Triathlete Hour Podcast: Post-Cancer Kevin McDowell is Finally Headed to the Olympics
And we give you our preview & picks for the Games.
How to Watch the Olympic Triathlon Races
The Tokyo Olympics will include three triathlon events—the men's and women's races and the new mixed relay. Here's how to watch.
On The Ground At The Games That Almost Didn’t Happen
Our Man in Japan gives a firsthand account of this week’s unprecedented Olympic preparations and how the city of Tokyo is coping.
Javier Gomez Wants to Medal (Again) at the Olympics
The popular world champion moved to long-course after a disappointing 2016 Olympics—but he missed the excitement of Olympic racing too much. Now the 38-year-old is back with big plans for Tokyo.
Triathlete Hour Podcast: Having Fun Prepared Summer Rappaport for the Olympcis
Plus, how This App Saves Lives could save your life.
8 Things You Should Know About Cancer Survivor and Olympian Kevin McDowell
The first-time Olympian has been racing since he was a kid—but a Hodgkin’s Lymphoma diagnosis at 18 derailed his career. Now he's finally hitting his stride.
Draft-Legal Racing Matters, Not Just During the Olympics
Why you should care about the most exciting style of triathlon, all the time.
A Day in the Life of First-Time Olympian Morgan Pearson
Follow along with the training-filled diary of a medal contender.
How Japanese Corporations Bet Big On Pro Triathletes
Sponsorship in Japan can be vastly different from how most pro triathletes find support in the West—how it works (and sometimes doesn’t).
Profile: Grace Norman’s Paralympic Quest for More
Grace Norman, a two-time Paralympic medalist and a quickly rising star in paratriathlon chooses to adapt and evolve through a year of loss.
Triathlete Hour Podcast: Morgan Pearson is Ready for Tokyo
It's the start of Olympics month on the podcast!
Who and What to Watch For in Tokyo
Our expert's guide to following the action in the individual Olympic event.
Your Guide to the Tokyo Olympic Men’s Contenders
We break down the strengths and weaknesses of the seven top contenders in the men's individual Olympic event.
Your Guide to the Tokyo Olympic Women’s Contenders
We rate seven of the top contenders in the women's individual Olympic event so you can follow along.
Every Question About The Tokyo Olympic Triathlon, Answered
Everything you want to know about this summer's Olympic triathlon event.
U.S. Paralympic Triathlon Team Announced for Tokyo
The Tokyo-bound team includes four defending medalists from Rio 2016 and five World Paratriathlon Champions.
How Will the Tokyo Olympics Happen? Should They?
An insider's look at the staggering preparations and the rumble of discontent going on within the Olympic host country.
How Australia Hoodwinked The U.S.
Six Aussie triathletes will head to the Tokyo Olympics. America will only send five. Here’s how an international tri chess match played out and why it matters.
USA Olympians-To-Be Reflect On Selection Process, Look Ahead to Tokyo
Taylor Knibb, Summer Rappaport, Katie Zaferes, Kevin McDowell, and Morgan Pearson spoke about their journeys to making the team as well as their visions for Tokyo.
Katie Zaferes, Kevin McDowell Named to U.S. Olympic Team
The final spots were determined via a tough discretionary decision by the selection committee.
Recalled: Emma Snowsill’s Golden Moment
In the spirit of the Olympics, here’s a look back at the women’s triathlon event at Beijing in August, 2008—and the woman who won gold.
Last Weekend Now: All Bets Are Off at Last Major Pre-Olympics Race
Alex Yee is on fire; Lucy Charles-Barclay steals some of the spotlight from Maya Kingma, and Alistair Brownlee’s final World Triathlon race is one we’ll never forget (for all the wrong reasons).
Does Lucy Charles-Barclay Try to Make the 2024 Olympics Now? She Could
Fifth in her World Triathlon debut, the Kona runner-up beat Olympic contenders and surprised everyone. It could make the case for a switch from long- to short-course.
How to Watch the Olympic Qualifying WTCS Leeds Race
WTCS Leeds will be full of drama. Don't miss it.
Lucy Charles-Barclay’s Surprise WTCS Debut And U.S. Drama In Leeds
The three-time Kona runner up will be baptized by short-course fire, and the U.S. Olympic selection committee will be following closely—a quick preview on who to watch and why.
Behind The Photo: An Olympic Dream, Realized
In 2012, Cuban-American triathlete Manny Huerta dramatically made the U.S. Olympic team with a stunning race at an Olympic trials event in San Diego. We go behind the scenes of this emotional, iconic image.
Get to Know Morgan Pearson, the Newest U.S. Olympic Qualifier
In 2017, the pro runner tried Age Group Sprint Nationals—and won. Now Morgan Pearson is a triathlon Olympic qualifier.
Sleepless Nights At USA Triathlon
Last weekend's results at Yokohama mean some difficult decisions in June.
Jess Learmonth’s Unconventional Road to Tokyo
A mini-triathlon at work put the Brit on a path to the Olympics.
Last Weekend Now: Update Your List of Olympic Medal Favorites
The final Olympic auto-qualifying event this past weekend threw a wrench into athletes' plans.
Morgan Pearson Qualifies for Olympics with Blistering Run
The runner-turned-triathlete turned emotional at the finish line after his first podium performance.
How to Watch the Olympic Qualifying Race in Yokohama
The high-stakes Saturday race will air Friday evening in the U.S.
Recalled: Katie Zaferes’ 2016 Olympic Waiting Game
Now the top-ranked athlete in the world, Zaferes will once again go after an Olympic berth in Yokohama.
Can Ben Kanute Go from 70.3 Success to a Mixed Relay Olympic Spot?
The 2016 Olympian is trying to prove he deserves a spot on the relay team.
The Triathlete Hour Podcast: What It’s Like to Chase the Olympic Dream
Executive editor Chris Foster gives us the inside scoop on Olympic qualifying and ITU racing.
A Day in the Life of Olympic Hopeful Taylor Spivey
A look inside what it takes the make the U.S. Olympic team.
Tokyo Olympics: Here’s How U.S. Triathletes Will Qualify
The final qualification event is just a few days away.
The Triathlete Hour Podcast: Melissa Stockwell Has Done It All
The paratri world champion lost her leg in Iraq, came back to be the flagbearer at the Paralympics in Beijing as a swimmer, and is now trying to make the triathlon team as a 41-year-old.
Recalled: The Closest-Ever Olympic Triathlon Finish
With less than 100 days to go until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, a look back at a spectacular sprint to gold.
Get to Know New British Star Beth Potter
It took four years of struggling through training weeks—but now she's following in the Brownlees' footsteps (and on their training rides).
Beth Potter Just Ran a World Record 5K—So Why Is She Doing Triathlon?
Some analysis of why she'd pick tri over track.
Triathlon’s Olympic Selection Process Gets Ready to Start Again
Timing and strategy will be key to manage stress and COVID regulations.
Recalled: The Origins of the Olympic-Distance Triathlon
The “international standard” went on to debut at the Olympic Games in 2000.
Recalled: Paratriathlon Joins the Paralympics
Ten years ago this month, paratriathlon was added to the Paralympic Games program.
Recalled: Mixed Relay Dazzles at the 2009 Hy-Vee Triathlon
Twelve years ahead of its Olympic debut, the mixed relay format of triathlon was on full display at one of the sport's premier events.
The Triathlete Hour Podcast: Taylor Spivey Is Living Her Best Life
Plus, we get the on-the-ground breakdown from Daytona.
2020’s Multisport Movers and Shakers: The French ITU Men’s Team
Will this be the decade we see the French ITU squad take over as the most dominant men’s team in the sport?
Recalled: The Brownlee Brothers Iconic Finish
This week, we’re going back four years ago this month to one of the most memorable finishes in the sport of triathlon.
Kona Finisher Roderick Sewell’s Next Goal Is Tokyo 2021
After becoming the first bilateral above-knee amputee to complete the Ironman World Championship, Roderick Sewell sees his future as limitless.
Recalled: Katie Zaferes Wins The 2019 ITU World Title
One year after winning her first world title, Katie Zaferes will look to defend it in a winner-take-all one-day world championship.
Timeline: This Isn’t the First Time the Olympics Have Been Moved
Sport, politics, and world events have always been—and always will be— inextricably intertwined. The postponement of the 2020 Olympics is just one of many times the Games have fallen victim to larger world events.
The Triathlete Hour Podcast: Katie Zaferes Tries To Get Better Every Day
The Olympian and defending World Champ can laugh at herself—and marvel at the turns her life has taken.