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Sam Long is not the first pro triathlete to seek—and gain—success on his own.
Sam Long is not the first pro triathlete to seek—and gain—success on his own.
A look back at the early days of the Danskin Women's Triathlon Series.
Hockey, rowing, and...water polo? These triathlon pros dominated other sports for years before turning to swim-bike-run.
It's Valentine's Day, and love is in the air. What better way to celebrate than with the most romantic and magnetic finish line moments ever captured on camera?
Which is a better prize: The Lombardi Trophy or a Kona finisher medal? Only Hines Ward knows for sure.
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.
Saudi Arabia is known for many things: Oil. Skyscrapers. A culture steeped in Islamic heritage. The Great Mosque of Mecca. But multisport?
11 years ago, the Ironman 70.3 World Champs landed in Henderson, Nevada, marking the first time the event took place outside of Florida.
The year: 2011. The stage: Kona. The star: Craig "Crowie" Alexander. As we celebrate Gustav Iden's new course record, we look back on the breakthrough race that showed us what was possible at the Ironman World Championships.
We’re throwing it back to the first-ever XTERRA off-road triathlon in 1996.
As a star athlete, Erin Baker lit the triathlon world on fire. As an advocate for equality, she did the same. The multi-time world champion from the ‘80s and ‘90s looks back at her career and the legacy she left behind.
World Triathlon Cup racing might not ring a bell, but it's produced some of the biggest names in tri.
Bog triathlon, 226-mile races, and triathlon juggling—you might not recognize the events, but you’ve got to respect the effort.
The first Olympic-distance world championships not only produced fast and furious racing by legendary figures of the sport, it also laid the foundation for triathlon’s unique gender equity.
One race is more “more” than the rest: Ultraman has existed in the farthest realm of multisport for almost 40 years.
USA Triathlon celebrates longevity, speed, and training family with this year’s Hall of Fame inductees, including 79-year-old triathlete Robert Plant who shares his secrets.
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?
With 24-year-old Magnus Ditlev’s win at Challenge Roth last weekend, 20 is the new 30. We look back at other historic long-course finishes from fresh young faces.
Three-time Challenge Roth winner reflects on her standout moments.
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.
A look back at an electrifying 2007 season when couple Greg and Laura Bennett won over $700,000 between the pair.
Norway may be a triathlon powerhouse now, but that wasn't always the case.
Since starting as the Oxford Triathlon in 1981, the race is known for being two things: hot and flat.
While there are always new races, the tried-and-true are here for a reason. Let's take a look back at how four iconic events got started.
How did this Southern city become a triathlon championship hot spot?
Watch the return of WTCS racing this weekend.
The full Ironman distance hasn’t been contested in St. George in a decade, when a pair of Americans earned hard-fought victories on an especially blustery day.
At 6’6” and 300 pounds, Darryl Haley is considered the largest person to finish the Ironman World Championship in Kona.
A race from London to Paris? Only 45 individuals have finished the solo version.
British triathlete Tim Don clocked a 2:49:42 at the 2018 Boston Marathon, but the time was not what made the feat so impressive.
While wins separated by less than a second are rare, they're not unheard of.
Triathlon great Barb Lindquist looks back at the inaugural—and iconic—battle-of-the-sexes race.
The Emerald Isle has had its fair share of triathlon talent, while celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this week, we look back at who won what and when.
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The popular early season 70.3 takes place this weekend—but how did triathlon come to Dubai in the first place?
On Feb. 18, 1978, a new event was born. We take a look back.
Founding father Harald Johnson digs into the magazine and sport's roots and origin story.
While the focus has recently turned to young pro triathlon couples, tri romances have long dominated the podiums and the headlines.
First, there was the Endurathon.
Hockey to triathlon? A look at a few of the pros who moved from winter to summer sports.
While his son might be more well-known as a world champion athlete, Verne helped shape the sport in the U.S.
The strange origin story of how an unlikely race found an unlikely home—thanks to some of the biggest names in the sport.
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.
A lookback at the Mountain Man Triathlon, the wild winter endurance event that drew big names in the '80s and '90s.
The Chilean race will kick-off the 2022 season.
Three-time world champion Karen Smyers reflects on the wackiest race of her career: An indoor super-sprint tri in Paris.
As the weather gets cold, triathletes take their adventures indoors. Get inspired with these impressive tris.
It was the Olympic and now many-time world champ's first world title.
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.
The idea of a bunch of average (or slightly-above-average) adults gathering for a triathlon camp used to seem like an oddity.
Although she was considered one of the best triathletes of all time and won Kona twice, Erin Baker's most epic win actually didn't come on the Big Island.
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.
All comebacks are impressive, but these three stand out as truly exceptional.
After a second-place debut the year before the relative "unknown" in long-course won by a stunning 13 minutes.
Every year, Hollywood descends on the multisport scene to swim, bike, and/or run and raise money for a good cause. We look back at the celebs who tri’d.
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.
Lanzarote wasn't always a triathlon destination, but now it proudly boasts of hosting the "toughest Ironman on the circuit."
A look back at how a display of sportsmanship between two countrywomen roiled triathlon’s rulebooks.
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.
Could you beat this world-record time?
In the 1993 Hawaii Ironman, Pauli Kiuru put the pressure on four-time defending champ Mark Allen.
Now the top-ranked athlete in the world, Zaferes will once again go after an Olympic berth in Yokohama.
The unique feat earned Joe Salter mainstream attention.
With less than 100 days to go until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, a look back at a spectacular sprint to gold.
The idea of making triathlon more spectator and TV friendly is not a new one.
Triathlon made it into the mainstream when superstar Jennifer Lopez tackled swim, bike, and run at the 2008 Nautica Malibu Triathlon.
Remembering Maurice Mullins, the man behind the Emerald Isle’s first Ironman.
This legendary father-son duo didn’t let triathlon slow them down.
Dorothy Niss was a working mom of two who tackled an Ironman at the age of 40 in 1983.
Steve Lovelace is one of the first challenged athletes with a spinal cord injury to complete a triathlon.
Flash back to the first triathlon equalizer.
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 top of mind, we take a look at the fastest male iron-distance performance ever.
With the pursuit of fast 140.6-mile times in the news, we take a look at the fastest female iron-distance performance ever.
Mark Allen, Scott Molina, Dave Scott, and Scott Tinley deliver a keynote talk for the record books.
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.
Ten years ago this month, paratriathlon was added to the Paralympic Games program.
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.