Atkinson takes Ironman 70.3 Cairns

Atkinson takes Ironman 70.3 Cairns

Australia’s Courtney Atkinson survived tough conditions and competition to win today’s Ironman 70.3 Cairns ahead of fellow London Olympian Brad Kahlefeldt and Tim Reed. Whenever you attract a field that contains Olympians, a former Commonwealth Games champion, multiple Ironman 70.3 champions and the reigning Ironman World Champion, eye-popping racing is sure to ensue. The inclusion […]

Chris McCormack issues Lance Armstrong a challenge

Chris McCormack issues Lance Armstrong a challenge

In a recent interview with Competitor Group’s Bob Babbit, two-time Ironman World Champion Chris McCormack revealed that a team of people had made contact with former professional cyclist Lance Armstrong about the prospect of a head-to-head, unsanctioned match-up between the pair in 2014. Speaking after the inaugural Challenge Laguna Phuket, Chris McCormack was asked about how […]

The multi-talented Todd Skipworth

The multi-talented Todd Skipworth

Straight after winning the age group championship at Ironman 70.3 Shepparton, Olympic rower Todd Skipworth gave firstoffthebike.com a few minutes to discuss his many talents and ambitions in triathlon. After making his debut at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the lightweight fours, Todd Skipworth was in no mood for what many athlete’s go through, and […]