Stories

If Cycling Was Life

by Kelly O'Mara The following is an excerpt from the 'If We Were Riding' newsletter, ep. 20. Read the rest of the newsletter here. The above tweet isn't necessarily a new argument, but it may be a fai...

Triathlon Gift Ideas for Her

Triathlon Gift Ideas for Her by Danielle Audino With the holidays just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about what to gift your favorite triathlete. To make your holiday shopping a snap, we c...

“What Makes It Hard is Why You’re Out There”

Text and photos by Colette Hopkins/edited by Jessica Michalosky The lessons our children learn from our pros reach far beyond the confines of a race course. Our children witness what it means to put in the eff...

#MeToo – And Triathlon

#MeToo - And Triathlon Text by Lisa Ingarfield - Originally published at 303triathlon.com I am sure many of you have become aware of the resurgence of the hashtag #MeToo trending on social media in the wake...

Is science just another douchebag at a party?

text by Sara Gross Elite open water swimmer Meredith Novack was enjoying herself at a party when a male stranger approached, apparently enraged by the idea that she owned the record for the 20-mile double cr...

Doping in Triathlon

text by Kelly O'Mara This past weekend, Ironman announced doping sanctions for two female triathletes: Beth Gerdes and Lauren Barnett. Lauren received a six-month ban because she was able to prove to a satis...

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 ...