| Jan 10, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Lukas Verzbicas debuts at the senior elite triathlon level in the Pan American Championships Sunday in LaPaz, Argentina.
It will be the first time Verzbicas, the 2011 world junior champion, races the full Olympic distances of 1.5-kilometer swim, 40-...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Being healthy isn't just about running marathons and eating vegetables. Exercise and a healthy diet can be a little more tricky.
I used to think I was healthy because I ran marathons and was a longtime vegetarian. Then one day, the man I was dating...
| Jan 13, 2012
"I did my first triathlon when I was 50" is not a sentence you hear often. But for Elizabeth Brackett, it's the truth.
"I really started getting into them over the last 10 years," said Brackett, who, at 70, has three world championship triathlon titles...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 4:53 PM
GRANGER -- The two perspectives that Peter Colan, owner of
SportCrafters, and his team of six full- and six part-time employees
bring to the cycling business probably helped them win recognition
from the Indiana Economic Development Corp. in 2011, as an...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Two Somerset County residents will be putting their bodies and minds to the test Saturday as they compete in a sprint triathlon as part of the GNC Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race. Another resident will be competing in the international triathlon...
| Aug 10, 2012
This week's Friday Forecaster is 26-year-old Brian Boyle, who continues his miraculous comeback after a horrific crash in 2004 by competing in the U.S. Championships Ironman Triathlon as part of Team Read Cross on Saturday, August 11.
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:56 PM
The decision to include the swim portion in this year’s Ironman Triathlon US Championship came at around 4-30 Friday afternoon – after acceptable water sample test results.
The decision was also made after Thursday and Friday’s...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 2:44 PM
NEW YORK CITY -- An athlete died Saturday while competing in the Ironman U.S. Championship's swim portion, organizers said.
The competitor apparently "experienced distress" during the 2.4-mile swim in the Hudson River, which separates New York and New...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 6:35 AM
My urge to clean up is a force to be reckoned with.
I can't write when my house is messy. I can't watch TV, read, eat or sleep, either.
I even have trouble leaving the house when it's too messy, because I don't want to come home to that. Sometimes as we...
| Feb 3, 2012
Lisa Nigro is busy creating the next chapter in her extraordinary life.
The first few chapters? Mom and dad divorce when Nigro is a toddler. She shuttles between their homes, dreams of becoming a veterinarian but studies social work. After laboring in...
| Apr 22, 2012
Travelers may think of Hawaii as the land of surfboards, sunsets and mai tais, but there's a lava flow of reasons to go beyond the beaches and discover why residents say they are lucky to live in Hawaii. And, yes, some of the state's best beaches are...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:24 PM
You could say that Dan Benintendi is hooked on exercise. On a typical morning in Fort Worth, Texas, he wakes up at 3:30 a.m. to swim 2,500 yards. Then he teaches a one-hour spin class, works most of the day as an AT&T account manager, teaches another spin...