Laura Bennett recently became a national champion for the third time in her career. She’s also one of America’s best ever ITU racers, having been on the podium at a world championship four times and fourth at the 2008 Olympics. She answered a few questions for Inside Triathlon editor-in-chief Courtney Baird as she prepares to qualify for her second Olympics.
Perhaps the biggest news heading into the event is that former world No. 1 and the 2008 Olympic silver medalist, Vanessa Fernandes of Portugal, is on the start list.
McCormack finished up the 2011 ITU World Championship season on Saturday with 31st place in the Grand Final in Beijing, and he was kind enough to answer some questions about the race and his 2011 season for Inside Triathlon editor-in-chief Courtney Baird.
The ITU has announced its 2012 ITU World Championship Series schedule and for the first time since 2009 it includes a stop in the United States.
Great Britain's Alistair Brownlee won the London edition of the ITU’s Dextro Energy World Championship Series today with his brother Jonathan coming in third to thrill their home crowd.
This is the race that all ITU athletes and fans have been waiting for all year—the best triathletes in the world will be peaked and ready to race their best at the ITU’s Dextro Energy World Championship Series race in London this weekend as they chase Olympic spots and points for the overall world championship title.
The ITU’s premier Dextro Energy World Championship Series could see some shakeups in its rankings this weekend, as some of the biggest names in the sport are choosing to sit Hamburg out.
It is the first race of 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series and all of the world's best have come out to play.
Australia's Olympic triathlon gold medalist Emma Snowsill is back home to start her 2011 competition season after a four-month base training camp in Stellenbosch, near Cape Town in South Africa.
London's Hyde Park will be the setting for one of the best "free" shows in an Olympic sport this year with signs, a day before Olympic tickets go on sale, that the world's top triathletes will be in the Park on August 6 and 7 to go head-to-head in the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship, London, presented by Tata Steel.
Courtney Atkinson wants to prove he is a genuine contender for the ITU World Championship Series after ending 2010 a long way from his best.
One of Great Britain's top ITU triathletes has announced his retirement from the sport after deciding to concentrate on his studies rather than compete for a place at the 2012 London Olympics.
The International Triathlon Union today announced the addition of Auckland, New Zealand to its 2011 ITU Triathlon World Cup season.
The International Triathlon Union (ITU) today released its 2011 schedule for the ITU Triathlon World Cup Series. In addition to $400,000 USD in prize money, athletes will compete for ranking points for the 2011 World Championship and 2012 Olympic Games qualifying points.
The ITU today announced its 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series schedule. The cities and dates closely parallel those of the 2010 schedule, and once again does not include any North American cities.
Great Britian's Alistair Brownlee found himself back on top at an ITU World Championship Series race, while Spain's Javier Gomez finished second to take the World Championship title.
USA Triathlon recently gave several journalists a peak into Laura Bennett’s and Jarrod Shoemaker’s preparations for the ITU World Championship Series Grand Final in Budapest, Hungary.
The highly-anticipated announcement of the selection process for the triathlon team for the 2012 London Olympics took place today.
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