A week ago, Australia’s Tim Berkel made his debut on the big island of Kona to compete in the Ironman World Championship. Fast-forward a eight and a bit hours and he did what few athletes ever achieve, and place inside the top-10 in his first attempt with a seventh-place finish. Upon returning home to his Lennox base, we took the time to find out his thoughts on the career-changing result. →
The growth in popularity of Ironman in the Asia-Pacific region continues with the exciting addition of the VNG Ironman Vietnam triathlon. The inaugural race will take place on May 10, 2015. This latest edition to the 70.3 circuit continues Ironman’s long-standing partnership with Sunrise Events, Inc., the Philippines’s leading sporting event company.
In part two of his highlights and lowlights from Interbike 2014, firstoffthebike.com’s tech expert Andrew Jones takes an in-depth look at one of the bigger additions to most companies lineup: The Fat Bike. →
Most of us leave for the airport to head to a race in a mad rush without considering what we should eat and drink, but, as Compeat Nutrition’s Alicia Edge writes, staying on top of your nutrition and hydration while traveling can be as vital as your training leading into the event to ensure you arrive ready to go. →