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Is Triathlon Dying?

by Kelly O'Mara If you pay attention to triathlon statistics and particularly enjoy bar graphs, then you’ve likely seen the charts going around about how the end of triathlon is nigh. The 2015 USA Triathlon ...

Missing on the Start Line?

text by Kelly O'Mara When we talk about the lack of diversity in triathlon —and to be sure, there is a lack — we tend to talk about it as a obligation for the good of others, a chore to be magnanimously fulf...

Courting a Culture of Respect: Equality in Triathlon

text by Sara Gross Wimbledon, 2016: Rain forced the All-England Club to reschedule a number of matches at the Open Tennis Championships. This meant that some highly ranked players were dispatched to the “out...

The Foolishness of Doping

  text by Sara Gross Between the Russians, the Kenyans and multiple allegations lobbied at coaches, doctors and teams, why do we feel so affronted by the depth and breadth of the doping problem in sp...

Women’s Triathlon Could Become an NCAA Sport

text by Kelly O'Mara Over the first weekend of November, 48 girls from about 20 schools competed in the Collegiate Triathlon Nationals Championships…sort of. Women’s triathlon isn’t actually an NCAA sport ye...

Vineman Becomes Another Cookie-Cutter Race

text by Kelly O'Mara If you did multiple Ironman-branded events last year, you ended up with multiple versions of the exact same backpack. You were given one at each race as part of your swag bag. Here’s a t...