Outside of the Hawaii Ironman, few multisport events have as much beauty, competition, and history as Ironman New Zealand. We take a look back at the iconic event.
11 years ago, the Ironman 70.3 World Champs landed in Henderson, Nevada, marking the first time the event took place outside of Florida.
One race is more “more” than the rest: Ultraman has existed in the farthest realm of multisport for almost 40 years.
Olympic medalists will fight for Commonwealth medals this weekend. A quick look back at the big moments in the Friendly Games.
This Sunday, athletes will head for the famous finish line in Central Park. What is it about a non-drafting Olympic distance race right in the heart of Manhattan?
On July 3, Challenge Roth will celebrate 20 years—but it's actually been around in various forms for almost four decades. We take a look back at some things you might not know about the historic race.
Since starting as the Oxford Triathlon in 1981, the race is known for being two things: hot and flat.
How did this Southern city become a triathlon championship hot spot?
A race from London to Paris? Only 45 individuals have finished the solo version.
These were the first women to...
From ‘Swim-Bike-Run’ to ‘Triathlon’ to ‘Tri-Athlete:’ How The First Magazines of Multisport Came to Be
Founding father Harald Johnson digs into the magazine and sport's roots and origin story.
First, there was the Endurathon.
With winter looming large throughout most of the northern hemisphere, it’s fun to fantasize about traveling to warm islands for a race (or, for any occasion, really). This week, we take you to the U.S. Virgin Islands, for a look back at the splashy start of one of the longest-running triathlons around.
Our little sport doesn’t always make the news, but when it does you can be sure it’ll be for something wacky.
The man behind the biggest triathlon in the world—and how he kept it going.
It's rare for weather to cause outright cancellations, but extreme conditions can wreak havoc on competitors.
The run-bike-paddle was considered one of the first multisport events.
The famous singer and dancer has been a long-time fan of the sport.
Nine years ago, Ironman came to New York City for what was the world’s most expensive triathlon. Here’s a look back at this once-in-a-lifetime—and one-time—event.
Since the 1980s, paratriathletes have been battling it out at Ironman.
This weekend the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships will take place in Milwaukee. We look back at the first nationals race from what was then called Tri-Fed.
This past week, the Bermudian made history with the first gold medal ever for her country—but it wasn't the first time she's made triathlon history.
His 1:39:50 for a draft-legal Olympic-distance still stands today.
A look back at how a display of sportsmanship between two countrywomen roiled triathlon’s rulebooks.
Could you beat this world-record time?
Now the top-ranked athlete in the world, Zaferes will once again go after an Olympic berth in Yokohama.
With less than 100 days to go until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, a look back at a spectacular sprint to gold.
Triathlon made it into the mainstream when superstar Jennifer Lopez tackled swim, bike, and run at the 2008 Nautica Malibu Triathlon.
This legendary father-son duo didn’t let triathlon slow them down.
Steve Lovelace is one of the first challenged athletes with a spinal cord injury to complete a triathlon.
Triathlete Lloyd Henry, a D.C.-based coach, athlete, and 25-time Ironman finisher, shares about his history-making journey of completing Ironman on six continents.
With the pursuit of fast 140.6-mile times in the news, we take a look at the fastest female iron-distance performance ever.
With all eyes on Washington, D.C. this week for the Presidential Inauguration, we’re flashing back to the time the city’s mayor competed (and impressed) in the now-defunct Nation’s Triathlon.
The “international standard” went on to debut at the Olympic Games in 2000.
Offering $100,000 in prize money, the biggest stars of the sport at the time descended on Fiji to battle it out over the Olympic distance.
For Sian Welch and Wendy Ingraham, the 1997 Hawaii Ironman came down to the final 20 feet.
Earlier this week, 1978 Hawaii Ironman podium finisher Dave Orlowski passed away after a lengthy battle with leukemia.
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.
Baby, it’s getting cold outside! Training in wintry weather is one thing. But what about racing an Ironman with freezing temps, icicles, and elevation? Here’s a look at the inaugural Ironman Lake Tahoe in 2013, which featured all of the above, and is considered one of the coldest Ironmans in history.
We’re going back to the early 80s with a look at the dominating duo of the Puntous twins, the only set of siblings to ever finish 1-2 at an Ironman World Championship.