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Best of 2014: Vidal on the road to recovery

Best of 2014: Vidal on the road to recovery

20/12/14 - Just ahead of Cape Town’s debut on the World Triathlon Series calendar this year, the triathlon community learned that one of its most heralded athletes, Laurent Vidal, was life flighted to a hospital... |

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2016 & 2017 WTS Grand Final hosts revealed

2016 & 2017 WTS Grand Final hosts revealed

15/12/14 - Following the final Executive Board meeting of the year, ITU today announced that Mexico will host the 28th edition of the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in 2016, while Rotterdam will organize the 2017... |

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ITU caps off 25th year in its birthplace

ITU caps off 25th year in its birthplace

15/12/14 - Images and text from Triathlete.fr courtesy of Thierry Deketelaere. A quarter of a century. That is the age of ITU. This weekend, ITU chose to celebrate its birthday at the place of his birth in... |

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Photo competition: Hamburg

Photo competition: Hamburg

15/12/14 - The World Triathlon Hamburg again offered up valuable WTS points, in addition to the Mixed Relay World Championships for double the action, double the speed and double the photos to vote on this week. ... |

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Photo Competition: Week 5 results

Photo Competition: Week 5 results

13/12/14 - For the second time in this year’s annual photo competition, an airborne athlete takes the cake so to speak with an overwhelming 39% of the votes. With the Chicago skyline in the background, Austria’s... |

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Best of 2014: Kevin McDowell makes a return

Best of 2014: Kevin McDowell makes a return

11/12/14 - Kevin McDowell showed early promise as a teenage triathlete winning silver at the first Youth Olympic Games four years ago in Singapore. But just as his career appeared to be on the cusp of exploding,... |

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Throwback Thursday: The consistent Simon Lessing

Throwback Thursday: The consistent Simon Lessing

11/12/14 - In the first 25 years of International Triathlon Union events, some athletes might have competed in more races, but none had more success than Simon Lessing. As the only athlete to capture four ITU World... |

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Gomez named Spain’s Sportsman of the Year

Gomez named Spain’s Sportsman of the Year

04/12/14 - Javier Gomez Noya today received Spain’s national award as sportsman of the year with the “Premio Nacional Don Felipe de Borbon”, which was presented to him by Spanish King Felipe VI Gomez was... |

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Gwen Jorgensen awards youth scholarship

Gwen Jorgensen awards youth scholarship

03/12/14 - In a display of class and sportsmanship, 2014 World Champion Gwen Jorgensen, together with her newly-wed husband Patrick Lemieux, recently awarded a total of $23,000 in addition to product from ROKA,... |

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Photo Competition: Week 3 results

Photo Competition: Week 3 results

28/11/14 - While the last two weeks have seen close votes across the eight selected photo, this week there was one clear winner with a massive 37% share of the vote. Jodie Stimpson started her season with a bang... |

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Throwback Thursday: The stellar Miles Stewart

Throwback Thursday: The stellar Miles Stewart

27/11/14 - When Miles Stewart finished fourth in the first 1989 ITU World Championships in Avignon, France he was just 18. When he competed in his final ITU race in 2004, he’d amassed a career resume with World... |

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Photo Competition: Week 2 results

Photo Competition: Week 2 results

21/11/14 - With so many beautiful photos to choose from, a number of pictures received high percentages of votes. But there was one clear winner, which went to a moment frozen in flight. Suspended parallel over the... |

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Photo Competition: Week 1 results

Photo Competition: Week 1 results

14/11/14 - It seems the crowd was divided on which photo from World Triathlon Auckland should win the prize for best picture, with five of the eight photos receiving at least 10% of the votes. While there were... |

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Throwback Thursday: The scrappy Greg Welch

Throwback Thursday: The scrappy Greg Welch

13/11/14 - Greg Welch may be small in stature but his depth of athleticism was immeasurable. With a personality bigger than he was and an iron will to boot, Welch etched his name in the history books in not just... |

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Thursday Throwback: The amazing Mark Allen

Thursday Throwback: The amazing Mark Allen

06/11/14 - Mark Allen’s triathlon story is one of perseverance and triumph, speed and endurance, road blocks and redemption.  Known for his six Ironman wins, most people forget that prior to the gold medals he... |

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