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GalleryHeader_200.jpgBehind The Lens: Ironman 70.3 Mandurah
We had local WA photographer Dennis Tan AKA Paparazzi On The Run on the ground at Ironman 70.3 Mandurah - check out Part One of his stunning gallery.
Brazil5_200.jpgThe Brazilian Experience
Sun, beach, party, beautiful sunsets, friendly people, great food, “caipirinhas” and Ironman. It sounds like a great venue to go for a race. This is Brazil and some of the amazing experiences it has to offer you. Brazil is already
KV_5374_200px.jpgIronman 70.3 Busselton Race Images
Beautiful Sunrise: The beautiful Busselton sunrise as athletes looked ahead of race start.   Icy Conditions: It was a chilly start at Busselton for athletes. Home town girl: Kate Bevilaqua loves racing at home in Western Australia. A fourth place
There was no stopping former world champion Jonathan Brownlee who scored back-to-back World Triathlon Series wins on the Gold Coast this afternoon as Aussie boys Ryan Bailie and Courtney Atkinson hung on gamely to finish in the top 10. The
Gwen_WTCGC_200.jpgGolden Gwen’s Big Day Out
The US triathlon juggernaut led by defending world champion Gwen Jorgensen showed the world’s best triathletes that the road to Rio is very much up the road as the Olympic selection countdown starts to hot up. The seemingly unbeatable Jorgensen
AustralianYouthChamps200.jpgAustralian Youth Triathlon Championship - Hot, fast and furious!
The Australian Youth Triathlon Championship (AYTC) was a fast paced event that challenged all athletes in the sweltering conditions. Each race saw exciting young talents battle it out for national titles. The 13-14 year olds kicked off the event. Tahlia
Jorgensen_JanosSchmidt_AbuDhabiWTS_200.jpgJorgensen opens WTS season in style
The 2015 World Triathlon Series started exactly where it left off last year, when reigning ITU World Champion Gwen Jorgensen  proved that she will again be the woman to beat with a stunning performance in Abu Dhabi’s season opener on
Mola_WTSAbuDhabi_JanosMSchmidt_200.jpgMario Mola snatches Series opener WTS title
Abu Dhabi kicked off the 2015 World Series with the elite men leaving it all down to end. In a final kick,  Mario Mola  (ESP) earned his second-ever World Triathlon Series title with a time of 52:32 when he broke
Cam_brown_nz15_delly_200.jpgKiwis and Kessler triumphant at Taupo
There was excitement aplenty at this year’s Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Ironman New Zealand, which saw Kiwis dominate the men’s podium while adopted New Zealander, Meredith Kessler, set a new course record and cemented herself as the most successful overseas woman to
Rising triathlon star Jake Birtwhistle will line up for his second “home game” of the season when he chases his second National Elite title in the space of three weeks at the 2015 Wollongong OTU Sprint Triathlon Oceania Cup on
Jake_Birtwhistle_Devonport15_delly_200.jpgTriathlon’s generation next steps up to the plate in Devonport
Australian Triathlon’s generation next, led by Tasmania’s Jacob Birtwhistle and Western Australian Jaz Hedgeland came of age in Devonport today. Birtwhistle, 20 and Hedgeland 19, broke through to win their first major senior titles when they scored convincing wins in
Sam-_appleton_geelong15_200.jpgAppleton & Wu Take Titles at Husky
Sam Appleton is in devastating form at the moment. Backing up his second place at Geelong 70.3 a couple of weeks ago where he took it right up to Craig ‘Crowie’ Alexander, Appleton put on a master class at Husky
Domenicao_pass_ChallengePH15_200.jpgPassuello & Pooley claim wins at Challenge Philippines
Italian Domenico Passuello and Great Britain’s Emma Pooley took on the challenging hills of Bataan and endured the scorching heat to win the second edition of the Yellow Cab Challenge Philippine Subic-Bataan on Sunday 21 February. Passuallo, a former professional cyclist
Gina_crawford_Wanaka15_200.jpgAnd That Makes 6 for Crawford at Wanaka
Gina Crawford yesterday reclaimed her Challenge Wanaka crown making it six wins from seven attempts. In no uncertain terms Crawford loves this race. Having lived in Wanaka for several years this race holds a very special place in the heart
Dylan_McNeice_Wanaka14_200.jpgMcNeice Nails Three Peat in Wanaka
Dylan McNeice has done something very few in the history of Iron-Distance racing have been able to achieve and that is pull off a three-peat. At Challenge Wanaka yesterday McNeice never really looked in doubt of taking his third Wanaka
Gina_Crawford_703Geelong15_AJ200.jpgGina Crawford Looks To Regain Wanaka Crown
Gina Crawford has owned this race in the past – six starts, five wins. A break in the middle when she was pregnant with her son Benny, Crawford then bounced back to win her fourth title in 2012 just 6 months
Dylan_McNeice_Wanaka14_PhilWalter_GettyImages200.jpgMcNeice Going For Three-peat in Wanaka
Challenge Wanaka is one of those races that features on most athletes bucket-list of races and for very good reasons. Not only is it run by seriously one of the best event teams in the world who seem to time
Grace_Musgrove_TA_200px.jpgGame on to join triathlon royalty in Devonport
  The 30-year honour role reads like a who’s who of Australian and international triathlon so to have your name on the list of winners at the Devonport Triathlon is like adding your name to the sport’s royalty. Men like
Kira_Hedgeland_TA200px.jpgRising Stars To Kick Start Devonport’s 30th Anniversary
The rising stars of Australian triathlon will kick start this weekend’s 30th Anniversary of the Devonport Triathlon on Saturday. While the Olympians – led by 2012 London team mates Courtney Atkinson and Brendan Sexton, will headline the Elite races, the next
IMWA_report_DEC_2014_200px.jpgIronman Western Australia Report
  It was perfect sunshine for this year’s Ironman Western Australia, which showcased an impressive field of both international and local athletes. Frenchman Denis Chevrot took out the men’s title while a strong run by New Zealand’s Britta Martin meant
22_1_IMWA_Preview_2104_200px.jpgThe Wild West - IMWA Preview 2014
  It’s flat. It’s fast. It’s one of Australia’s best-loved events. 2010 course champion and WA local, Kate Bevilaqua, heads to Busselton to share some insights on the upcoming Ironman WA event and local area. CHECK OUT THE 60 STRONG
Challenge_Shepp_thumbAmberger and Luxford take Challenge Shepparton Title
The1400 athletes who raced at yesterday's Challenge Shepparton were met with some tough and trying conditions - if it wasn't the rain, it was the wind. However, that didn't stop some fantastic performances - Josh Amberger lead from start to finish for
XTERRA_Sexton_Allen_200px.jpgXTERRA PREVIEW
BRENDAN SEXTON JOINS STACKED FIELD AT XTERRA ASIA-PACIFIC CHAMPS Australian Olympian Brendan Sexton is the latest in a string of high-profile elites to join in the fray at the inaugural XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship triathlon this Saturday at Callala Beach in
Abu Dhabi Blitz
There was no shortage of razzle dazzle at this year’s Abu Dhabi International Triathlon with Aussie Mel Hauschildt putting in a gutsy race to defend her championship title, Bermuda’s Tyler Butterfield claiming his biggest win to date, and Britain’s Brownlee
21.1_Challenge-Forster_200px.jpgChallenge Forster returns triathlon to its Australian roots
Challenge Forster (on November 23, this year) will mark the return of The Challenge Family to Australia, with two other Halves following in Melbourne (February 2, 2014) and Batemans Bay (16th March, 2014). Forster is where long course racing was
TRi21.1_Hamilton_Island_200px.jpgHamilton Island 2013
Splash, Dash and Spin Your Way Around the Whitsundays Hamilton Island’s 2013 Fujifilm Triathlon & Whitehaven Beach Ocean Swim Nestled amidst the palm trees and white sandy shores of the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island provides an idyllic setting for
Tri_21.1_70.3Mandurah_200px.jpgWA PREVIEW - Make Your Way to WA
The Wild West is calling, and with its blue skies, sparkling coastline and passionate punters, you’d need a pretty good excuse not to get on the bandwagon . It’s that time of year when triathletes make their way to WA. The
20.9_TriTravel_Tips_200px.jpgKona Preview - Insider Tips
  1. Arrive early The arrival time for an athlete competing in Hawaii has been the subject of much debate. I have seen (and tried) many different timeframes over the years including Lothar Leder’s ‘smash and grab’ version where he
SUNSHINE COAST, (September 11, 2013) – Kiwi super-mum Gina Crawford goes into Sunday’s inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast as a red hot favourite.   Following a second at IRONMAN Cairns in July, she’ll be hoping to go one better on Sunday.
IM703_WC_200px.jpgHauschildt survives crash to grab history in IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship
  BRISBANE, Australia (September 09, 2013) Brisbane’s Melissa Hauschildt survived a crash on the bike to create history with her victory in the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Las Vegas today. The 30 year old became the first woman to
Tri20.9_sunshine_coast703_200px.jpgSalute to the sun — Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast
One of the first events of this year’s tri season is a newbie – the Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast. We put our local correspondent to the task of describing the course and digging up a few tasty morsels to make the
The 2013 World Triathlon Series has been nothing short of sensational so far, and promises even more spectacular racing as the European sector heads towards the London Grand Final. ROUND THREE - YOKOHAMA Yokohama was the last stop before the WTS
The Women A rejuvenated Emma Moffatt put in a sensational display of “off the front” triathlon in round two of the ITU World Triathlon Series (WTS), only to come up short against new generation of runners including Gwen Jorgensen (USA)
20.7_Auckland_Thumb_200px.jpgITU WORLD TRIATHLON SERIES - ROUND ONE
The opening chapters of the ITU World Triathlon Series saw a changed line-up post-Olympics, leading to exciting races unfolding on either side of the Pacific. With the triathlon world in a post Olympic mood, not everyone is in a hurry
LAKE WANAKA HALF IRONMAN Elmi Carlean 200pxAn underdone age grouper - Lake Wanaka Half
Ok, so doing a Half Ironman may not be considered quite as insane as doing a full one, which of course means you are completely certifiable, but it certainly carries with it connotations of madness. Particularly, I think, according to
IMWA_AgeGroup200px_ThumbHow the Age Groupers Faired
  Age groupers battled hot and windy conditions in Busselton to deliver stand out results, with some given the pros a run for their money.   In the women’s swim, Lisa Delaurentis (30–34) also outswam the professionals in 50:46, followed
IMWA_200px_ThumbIronman Western Australia 2012
Bracing themselves for Busselton’s infamous conditions, the pros took to the course with Great Dane Jimmy Johnsen and German cum Kiwi Britta Martin emerging victorious.   It was a chilly start to race morning, but no one was buying what
Geelong Multisport Festival 200px thumbGeelong Multisport Festival Preview
  Last year’s winner Belinda Granger gives us an insider’s view of the Geelong Long Course and Multisport Festival, with tips on everything from battling Victoria’s unpredictable weather patterns to the solid climb out of transition for both the ride
Coles Bay HalfColes Bay Half
In this edition of Grass Roots, our very own Stef Hanson is heading home to the Apple Isle where a spectacular new half distance race is set to take place.   This time, I’m taking you back to my grass
XTERRA_SA15_200px.gifXTERRA South African Championships attracts a stellar field
The Grabouw Country Club will be a hub of excitement this coming weekend when multi-sport athletes young and slightly more senior gather to partake in the largest XTERRA triathlon in the word, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Grabouw presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.
Noosa Triathlon thumb 1Noosa Triathlon & Multisport Festival
Noosa Triathlon & Multi-sport Festival Race Details:  Location: noosa, QLD  Distance: 1.5km/40km/10km  Date: 4 november 2012 NOOSA TRIATHLON TURNS 30 For three decades the Noosa Triathlon has been a unifying force in Australian triathlon, welcoming elites, newbies and legends across
Hamilton Island Triathlon ThumbWorld Champions Tackle Hamilton
Hamilton Island Triathlon Race Details:  Location: Hamilton Island, QLD   Distance: 750m/20km/5km  Date: 10 november 2012 WORLD CHAMPIONS TACKLE HAMILTON Hamilton Island’s iconic race turned it on again in 2012, with two Ironman World Champions in attendance and a local
Challenge Wanaka Thumb 200pxChallenge Wanaka Preview
  Lake Wanaka is a magnetic destination for lovers of the outdoors and for triathletes seeking a training base. In January it’s also home to perhaps the most scenic Iron distance race in the world – Challenge Wanaka.   Lake Wanaka
Auckland Womens ThumbnailAuckland Wrap Up
The Olympics took its toll on the line up at the 2012 ITU World Championship in Auckland but there were still a few stars on the start line.Noel McMahon reports from the sidelines. The long hard slog of an Olympic
Mighty Mandurah ThumbnailMighty Mandurah
The inaugural Ironman 70.3 Mandurah on October 21st had professional athletes racing for the title of Australian championship and a US 50,000 prize purse. Race Details: Location: MAndurah, WA Distance: 1.9km/90km/21.1km Date: 21 october 2012  Race Details Location: Mandurah, WA
Port Mac ThumbnailBack in Port Mac
Clayton Fettell led from start to finish, seeking redemption for his performance a week earlier in Mandurah, while pocket rocket Britta Martin dominated the women’s race. Race Details Location: Port Macquarie Distance: 1.9km/90km/21.1km Date: 28 October 2012 THE MEN'S RACE
Ultimate Race ThumbnailThe Ultimate Race
Clayton Fettell and Lisa Marangon were the favourites leading into the Forster Ultimate and it’s easy to see why – the unusual course, with its extended bike leg, is almost made for the superior swim/bikers from New South Wales. Race Details:
Pete Jacobs Race ThumbnailA New Aussie Champion
While repeat champions Craig Alexander and Chris McCormack were heavily touted favorites leading into the 2012 Ironman World Championship, it was understated Aussie Pete Jacobs whose campaign for the top spot would prove untouchable on race day. Race Details: Location:
Chrissie Wellington ThumbnailGreat Expectations
Despite defending champion Chrissie Wellington’s absence on the start line, Great Britain was not willing to relinquish the women’s crown. The task fell to lanky Leanda Cave, who finished third at Kona in 2011, to claim the World Championship title. 
Burton and Jaenke ThumbnailMeet Australia's Fastest Age Groupers
Age groupers Matt Burton and Kym Jaenke come from different backgrounds but they have one thing in common: they were the fastest age groupers in their fields at Kona this year. Race Details: Location: Kona Hawaii Distance: 3.8km/180km/42.2km Date: 13