Chrissie Wellington Tag

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYsmOSZzWgA We're just over 2 weeks away from the big dance in Kona! So far, two race favorites are out: Chris McCormack has mono and Mary Beth Ellis has a broken collar bone. Who will rise to the top? I can't wait!...

This is a great list of triathlon books. I'd also add Chrissie Wellington's book A Life Without Limits. What is your favorite triathlon book? (I know you have a stack of them!)...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n250vY3-4hw&feature=context-cha] Without Chrissie Wellington in the mix, the women's race in Kona is up for grabs with so many strong women looking for the win. Kevin Mackinnon does a great job of outlining the top contenders which includes most women on the list (as does Tim...

[caption id="attachment_1392" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Photo from www.teamtbb.com[/caption] Not only is it surprising that Doc came to London, but that he didn't have clearance to watch the race for the Swiss and had to hole up at a betting bar (which sounded like loads of fun actually and...

Chrissie Wellington's former Team TBB coach Brett Sutton is also the coach of Olympic gold medalist Nicola Spirig. I found one of the most interesting parts of Wellington's autobiography was about her relationship with Sutton. With a controversial past as well as a coaching style...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJEFlK3wy8k] Bonner Paddock is going to be the first person with Cerebral Palsy (CP) to complete the Ironman World Championships this October in order to raise $1 million dollars for his foundation OMF (One Man One Mission). As much as we keep our eyes on the...

[caption id="attachment_1263" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Photo from Ironman.com[/caption] It was a perfect weather day in mid-70s at Timberman.  Although there some chop in the water as the triathletes swam far out to the first buoy, it was otherwise uneventful and produced average swim times. For the women, Cait Snow lead...

[caption id="attachment_1203" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Photo by Christian Jansky from Austria 70.3 in May 2012[/caption] It's been said that Caroline Steffen is the next heir to the crown of Chrissie Wellington.  At the hot and humid Philippines 70.3, the race for second was more exciting as Steffen...

Absent from 2011 with chronic fatigue, Sam McGlone is making a comeback (and her way through medical school) in the 2012 season, racing this weekend at the Syracuse 70.3.  Sam was on fire in 2006, winning the 70.3 World Championships. In 2007 she took 2nd...