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  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Finishers'

    Shamelessly sentimental but tough to resist, "The Finishers" follows a differently abled teen and his dad in their efforts to train for and compete in a triathlon together, the father heroically pulling his wheelchair-bound kid while swimming, running and...
  • Girls' Nights Out Are All About Endurance

    Girls' Nights Out Are All About Endurance
    — Whitney lost 100 pounds and wanted to continue an exercise regimen to help keep the weight off. Susan's husband told her she needed a goal. Jane always told her kids they should try new things, so she decided to be a good example. When Carrie...
  • Chicago's got the triathlon bug

    Chicago's got the triathlon bug
    Terri Visovatti didn't know she wanted to try a tri until she saw triathletes in action at the Ford Ironman World Championships in Hawaii in October 2011. Visovatti, a massage therapist, had clients who participated in triathlons, but she had long...
  • Exercise: Alternative reward for those battling addiction

    Exercise: Alternative reward for those battling addiction
    I like to run. Apparently, this gets me high. Last year, researchers at the University of Arizona published a study in the Journal of Experimental Biology examining the "neurobiological rewards" of treadmill running in 10 humans, eight dogs and eight...
  • Chicago could retain major triathlon event through 2018

    Chicago could retain major triathlon event through 2018
    Chicago’s tenure as the U.S. capital of elite triathlon racing probably will extend through 2018. As first reported Thursday on chicagotribune.com, Chicago has been designated host of an International Triathlon Union World Triathlon Series event...
  • NHHS senior swaps prom for Ironman

    NHHS senior swaps prom for Ironman
    Instead of attending her senior prom, Newport Harbor High senior Kelsey Christensen competed in the Ironman 70.3 Hawaii triathlon on June 1. Christensen, an 18-year-old and 2013 top-15 graduate at Newport Harbor, was the youngest female participant in...
  • Are your workouts taking too much time out of your life?

    Are your workouts taking too much time out of your life?
    Shortly after Matt Ancona started running to lose weight, his competitive nature kicked in. He ran a marathon, then a triathlon, and within three years he had completed an Ironman triathlon. Hoping to get faster, he sometimes trained for 20 to 25 hours...
  • Bicyclist killed by MTA bus was training for triathlon

     
    A female bicyclist who was killed over the weekend when she veered into a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus was training for an Ironman Triathlon, her coach said. Marisela Echeverria, 36, was dragged beneath the bus and ultimately run over by...
  • Man dies in swim portion of Alcatraz triathlon in frigid S.F. Bay

     
    An entrant in the annual Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon died during its swimming portion in the frigid waters of San Francisco Bay. The event Sunday was held three months earlier than usual and under much colder conditions, the San Francisco......
  • 3 Former Armstrong Associates Banned for Life For Doping Violations

    3 Former Armstrong Associates Banned for Life For Doping Violations
    AUSTIN, TEXAS -- Two doctors and a trainer associated with Lance Armstrong's former U.S. Postal Service team were suspended for life Tuesday by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Dr. Michele Ferrari, a consultant; Dr. Luis Garcia del Moral, team doctor; and...
  • Athlete Dies in Hudson River During Ironman Championship

    Athlete Dies in Hudson River During Ironman Championship
    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...
  • Woman Killed by Bus in Malibu Was Training for Triathlon

    Woman Killed by Bus in Malibu Was Training for Triathlon
    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...