| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:32 AM
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......
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Huntington Beach Jr. All-American Football and Cheer 2013 registration is now open.
Register today to secure your child's jersey number and take advantage of the "Early Bird Pricing," by visiting http://www.hbjaaf.com. The website also includes...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The Edison High football team received a commendation on March 4 from the Huntington Beach City Council. The city council honored the Chargers who won the CIF Southern Section Southwest Division championship in late-November, the Sunset League title,...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 2:18 PM
The Red Bull Switchboard, a one-day surfing and snowboarding competition that takes collegiate athletes from Huntington Beach and San Diego, to Big Bear Lake, is Saturday.
The action sports event, which has invited 500 college students from more than...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Most people who exercise find a way to work it into their lives. Robert Silvers of Marshfield, Mass., organizes his life around his exercise.
When Silvers recently told his wife that, sorry, he didn't have time to help fix her computer, she reminded him...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Even though his season ended after a horrifying bicycle crash in July, Lukas Verzbicas was named Thursday as USA Triathlon’s 2012 rookie of the year.
The Sandburg High School graduate, who now lives in Colorado Springs, has made a stunning...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:16 AM
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...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:20 PM
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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:23 PM
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...
| May 11, 2013
| 10:19 PM
Greg O’Donnell was born in Muskegon, a city in the western part of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, but, as a self-described “snowbird,” he divides his year between the Imperial Valley and Nevada. At 61 years old, one might think that...
| Dec 21, 2012
Army veteran Melissa Stockwell has one strong, healthy leg. The other is a scarred, 6-inch stump that she has proudly nicknamed "Little Leg."
The Bucktown woman throws birthday parties for this shortened limb, always dresses it in her favorite colors...