Triathlon

A triathlon is an endurance multisport race consisting of swimming, cycling, and running over various distances. Triathletes compete for fastest overall completion time, racing each segment sequentially with the time transitioning between the disciplines included.

Mechanicals and Malibu – Kristian Blummenfelt on his American adventure

Olympic Champion and World Champion – pretty much everything Kristian Blummenfelt has touched this year has turned into gold. Gold medals that is. Even for the very best, winning every time you step on a race course is not realistic. In the second past of our exclusive interview with Kristian we touch on some of …

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In pictures: Challenge Peguera-Mallorca 2021 gallery

The final European race of the 2021 Challenge Family season was held on Sunday at Challenge Peguera-Mallorca. The popular event attracted significant Pro interest and given the quality of athletes on show, not surprisingly, two highly competitive races. As we reported on Saturday, Frederik Funk (GER) and Nicola Spirig (SUI) – the 2021 Europe Triathlon …

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Daring to dream – Blummenfelt on Olympic glory and Norwegian mindset

What a season it has been for Kristian Blummenfelt and Norwegian triathlon. And it is not over yet. ‘Big Blu’ started the Olympic year with impressive wins at WTCS Yokohama and the World Cup Series in Lisbon, before all attentions turned to Odaiba Marine Park, Tokyo, and his attempt to complete what was a decade-long …

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Lovely bubbly: Mallorca win and ‘a bath of champagne’ for Ruth Astle

No wonder Ruth Astle said she was going to “drown in a bath of champagne” after IRONMAN Mallorca 2021, things just could not get any better. Ruth, who is still the reigning Kona age-group champion, courtesy of that 2019 success, grabbed her first IRONMAN victory as a PRO on the Balearic Island after holding on …

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Lucy Hall on giving it everything, and the ‘amazing’ Nicola Spirig

Lucy Hall was understandably delighted after grabbing yet another podium at Challenge Mallorca on Saturday. The British star followed up her third at the duathlon that was Challenge Salou and last week’s superb victory in Budva by making it three podiums in three weeks thanks to another stellar third place. Earlier in an excellent 2021 …

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IRONMAN Mallorca results: Ruth Astle, Leon Chevalier win thrillers

The last full-distance IRONMAN Mallorca took place five years ago, but after the cracking 2021 renewal in Alcudia on Saturday, let’s not leave it so long until the next one! Two first-time IRONMAN champions, both earned in very close and high-quality racing – including a new British IRONMAN champion in the form of Ruth Astle. …

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Challenge Mallorca 2021 results: Spirig and Funk top Peguera podium

The world of professional triathlon descended on the island of Mallorca on Saturday – with not one but two major events taking place on the largest of the Balearic Islands – and the first was Challenge Peguera-Mallorca 2021. Two close races saw Switzerland and Germany take on top of the results sheets, while a British …

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From laying bricks to brick sessions – Kyle Smith on his tri journey

When Kyle Smith competed for Team Internationals at the inaugural Collins Cup in August, it was a world away from where he’d been a little over a year earlier. The New Zealand athlete who took on Gustav Iden and Collin Chartier in Samorin feared his professional triathlon dream was over when the COVID-19 pandemic hit …

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