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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • First American woman handcyclist completes Ironman

    First American woman handcyclist completes Ironman
    A New York para-athlete has become the first American woman handcyclist to complete the Ironman World Championship — defeating a Chicago woman competing for the same honor. In the 17-hour triathlon Saturday in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Susan Katz, a...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • Lance Armstrong to compete in San Diego

    Lance Armstrong to compete in San Diego
    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...
  • Friday Forecaster: Ironman Triathlon Competitor Brian Boyle

    Friday Forecaster: Ironman Triathlon Competitor Brian Boyle
    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. For more...
  • Ironman Triathlon Is A Go Despite Hudson Sewage Spill

    Ironman Triathlon Is A Go Despite Hudson Sewage Spill
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...