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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rimk6m1eaFk] * “The first is doing something where you know before that you can’t do...

[caption id="attachment_1237" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Liberty from the Staten Island Ferry last week[/caption] This weekend is part money and part scramble to obtain the extra KPR points needed to get to the start line at Kona with only 5 woman and 10 men spots left.  New York City...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9JwVukxKDY]   Rachel Joyce not only wins Challenge Roth but is now crowned the European ETU Champion. (along with a sweet additional prize of 9,200 Euro for the win)  Even though she says that her training has had ups and down, she just keeps getting stronger and I...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9JwVukxKDY]   Rachel Joyce not only wins Challenge Roth but is now crowned the European ETU Champion. (along with a sweet additional prize of 9,200 Euro for the win)  Even though she says that her training has had ups and down, she just keeps getting stronger and I...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGLXG7OBxhg] As the leader in KPR points, this is what Caroline Steffen (AKA "Xena") is saying as she heads to Frankfurt this weekend, "Many of the ladies I will face again in Kona this year so this is a great opportunity to see where I am...

[caption id="attachment_976" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Michael Raelert starts the run - photo from Ironmanlive.com[/caption]   Even racing for charity in his first Ironman, the younger Raelert did give Dirk Bockel (4th at Kona in 2011) a chase in a race that was only between the two of them. ...

Michael Raelert (2x Ironman 70.3 Champion)will be towing the line in his first Ironman in Regensburg, Germany this weekend, the race his brother Andreas won last year. Andreas thinks little brother Michael is the better athlete. Can he keep up the family tradition in winning style? Chris McCormack...

Last year the elder Raelert, Andreas, stood atop the podium at Mallorca 70.3. This year, younger broker Michael will be looking to follow in his older brother's footsteps and erase the memories an injurious 2011. Team Abu Dhabi's Swen Sundberg, another German, will be fighting for...