Greg and Laura Bennett–touted at Thursday’s press conference as “the fittest couple on earth”–are both slated to race in Saturday’s Challenge Philippines.
American Laura Bennett reflects on her race at the 2012 London Olympics and talks about where she thinks the sport is at right now.
The story of the day was the battle between Laura Bennett and Sarah Haskins for the final U.S. Olympic spot.
Go behind the scenes of the March/April Inside Triathlon cover shoot with Greg and Laura Bennett.
There’s one Olympic spot left for the women and at most three spots left for the men. So how exactly will the other spots be filled?
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.
Three-time Olympian Hunter Kemper won a record seventh career men's elite national title, and Beijing Olympian Laura Bennett earned her third women's crown Saturday at the USA Triathlon Elite National Championship, held in conjunction with the Nickel City Triathlon at Gallagher Beach.
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.
Nine of the United States' top triathletes have earned the right to compete for a spot on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team next month at the International Triathlon Union World Championship Series event in London on Aug. 6-7.
Chris McCormack's return to the ITU and a strong contingent of racers should make this weekend's Kitzbühel race one for the ages.
With one of the deepest fields in the sport, dozens of athletes could cross the line in first this weekend in Madrid.
USA Triathlon has named Laura Bennett and Matt Chrabot the Olympic/ITU Athletes of the Year for 2010. Tim O'Donnell and Amy Marsh are the Non-Olympic/ITU Athletes of the Year.
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.