| 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...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:33 AM
MALIBU, Calif. (KTLA) -- A female bicyclist who was killed over the weekend when she veered into a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus was training for an Ironman Triathlon.
Marisela Echeverria, 36, was dragged beneath the bus and ultimately run...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Luis Flores is quick to admit he wasn’t much of a student in high school and struggled to find his way in college. While it took him about 10 years off and on to earn his undergraduate degree, Flores has become an advocate for higher education....
| Sep 4, 2012
| 2:05 PM
The military and running connection between Bryce Livingston and Blaine O'Reilly is still on the same course.
Both graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 2011, both were standouts for the Army Black Knights' track and cross country...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:29 AM
The Grand Rapids Triathlon will welcome athletes to West Michigan on Sunday.
The event is a USAT sanctioned Sprint, Olympic and Half event that will take place in Ada.
The swimming portion of the event takes place in the Thornapple River, and there will...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong will not be riding his bike for a while, at least not in any Ironman Triathlon competition.
The United States Anti-Doping Agency has filed blood doping charges against Armstrong and five others; just a...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Triathlete Sean Murphy, 44, of Seattle, has died after being pulled from the swim portion of the Ironman Event in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, the Kootenai County Coroner’s Office said Wednesday.
In a statement to the Coeur d’Alene Press,...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 6:26 PM
Lukas Verzbicas failed to finish his debut race as a senior elite triathlete and said he had competed with an unspecified broken bone.
The reigning world junior champion dropped out in the run leg of Sunday's Pan American Championships in La Paz,...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 1:05 AM
It turned out to be a weekend that Tucker Iwerks won't soon forget.
The 14-year-old athlete from Aberdeen broke six state swimming records and attempted to requalify for a prestigious triathlon squad all within 36 hours.
It was pretty exciting, said...
| 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...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Competing in triathlons doesn’t come naturally. It takes years of dedication to a person’s mental and physical fortitude to endure endless training hours a year and hundreds of miles of swimming, biking and running.
For Guy Berkebile of...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 10:37 PM
CORONADO, Calif -- Lance Armstrong loves to compete, so even after receiving a lifetime ban from the U.S. Anti-Doping agency on August 24th, he still looks for chances to race.
He's found his next race at the Superfrog half-ironman triathlon on September...