triathlon injury

Triathlon’s Danger Sign: Ventricular Tachycardia

Ventricular tachycardia can trigger skyrocketing heart rates, blackouts and even sudden death. While racing in the 2009 Ironman World Championship 70.3, the author, a former Ultraman and DecaIronman world champion, got a close-up look at “V-tach,” a condition that has put a halt to more than one world-class triathlon career.


Breaking News: Reigning ITU World Champ Brownlee Suffers Stress Fracture

Within a few days, both reigning ITU World Champions have been knocked out of competition for the foreseeable future due to injuries. Today, the ITU announced that Great Britain’s Alistair Brownlee has suffered a femoral stress fracture and will be out of the first two races of the 2010 version of the series that gave […]