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.
We asked one of the sport's strongest swimmers, American Sara McLarty, to give her take on Lance Armstrong's swim stroke.
The two 2010 Ironman World Champions, Chris McCormack and Mirinda Carfrae, were also two of the athletes featured on "Training Day" last year.
Check out this video of Lance Armstrong swimming the Ironman World Championship course in Kona, Hawaii.
Three-time Ironman world champion Peter Reid vanished from the sport in 2007, cut off all contact and retreated into exile. Months went by, but eventually word leaked through the ether
Three-time Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington speaks candidly in an interview about her body image, how she got into the sport and what she's sacrificed for success.
The January 2011 issue of Triathlete magazine, which features the review of the 2010 Ironman World Championship, is on newsstands now
American swimmer Ryan Lochte set the first individual swimming world record since high-tech bodysuits were banned, winning the 400-meter individual medley at the short-course world championships on Thursday, Dec. 16.
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.
DeBoom chatted with Triathlete.com to give us the inside scoop on what brought him to the pinnacle of the sport and on the next chapter in his pro triathlon career.
Two-time Ford Ironman World Champion Chris McCormack came in studio for a great one-on-one chat with Bob Babbitt.
Three-time Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington has revealed on her blog that it was a variety of illnesses that led to her illness that forced her to withdraw from the 2010 Ironman World Championship back on Oct. 9.
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.
Luke McKenzie and Amanda Balding tie the knot in Kona days after Ironman World Championships.
This is your chance to win a Chrissie Wellington limited edition Brooks T7 signed by Chrissie herself.
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.
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.
Had enough images of the Ironman World Championship? Of course not! Here's another gallery with more of the highlights of Saturday's Kona race.
Some pundits say Chrissie Wellington is unbeatable. She has started nine Ironmans and won all nine. There is no doubt that the three-time defending champ is the favorite, but Mirinda Carfrae may be poised to offer the first credible threat to Wellington’s dominance since Chrissie won Kona for the first time in 2007.
Today started off with a bang within the hour before the start of the race: We knew for certain that Chrissie Wellington’s historic Hawaii Ironman run---three that, considering her 8:19 at the Quelle Challenge this summer, felt like it was easily destined for four---interrupted if not over.
Triathlete.com editors have learned a few more details about Chrissie Wellington’s decision to drop out of the Ironman World Championships this morning.
Craig Alexander, Chrissie Wellington, Mirinda Carfrae, Chris Lieto, Julie Dibens, Andreas Raelert and Rasmus Henning answered questions for the triathlon media two days before the IM world championships and although some of the answers were pretty standard, they also had a few surprising and interesting things to say.
As recently as last June, Yvonne Van Vlerken was thought to be the biggest threat to Chrissie Wellington. The Dutch triathlete held the Ironman world record (8:45) and a lethal bike/run combination from her days as a world champion duathlete. YVV wasn’t able to seriously threaten Wellington that year, but her horsepower makes her a serious threat this weekend.
Editorial Director T.J. Murphy gives his take on what exactly it will take to beat reigning Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington.
Spurred on by advice coming from the likes of Peter Reid and Mark Allen, some triathletes, like Montana’s Linsey Corbin, break a one-month fast from coffee just hours before the Hawaii Ironman cannon goes off.
The 1995 Ironman Champion is set to return to the Kona course to raise money for the Matthew Larson Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
Australia’s Luke McKenzie announced via his website today that he will not be competing in this year’s Ironman World Championship race.
Reigning two-time Ironman World Champion is the favorite heading into Saturday's race, but he's going to face some tough competition. Who's your pick?
Who do you think has the best shot at upsetting Chrissie and taking the 2010 Ironman World Championship title?
As the Ironman World Championship grows closer and closer, the buzz and sheer number of people are growing at an exponential rate in Kona. See photos of pros and age groupers training in the town and enjoying the last few moments of calm before the race takes over the town.
Newton Running and two-time reigning Ironman World Champion Craig Alexander announced today that Alexander will be wearing Newton for the remainder of his professional triathlon career.
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While the intense course conditions in Kona influence this, any athletes preparing for an Ironman triathlon will need to come up with not only their own personal nutrition strategy for their race, but also their nutrition transportation strategy.
Third-year pro Bree Wee’s home on the Big Island will be transformed next week as triathletes from all over the world swarm Kona (or “K-town”) to gear up for the Ironman World Championship.
You've seen the cover for the November issue of the all-new Triathlete magazine, but now you can go behind the scenes with these exclusive images of the August 13th photo shoot.