Raelert Tag

In the perfect build toward Kona, Andreas Raelert clocked a solid win over Timo Bracht to win Challenge Walchsee-Kaiserwinkl half distance race in Austria this past weekend.  Nils Frommhold took a notable third over Ronnie Schildknecht. Andreas, a calculated risk taker, made a breakaway on the bike and followed up with the...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owi2LUTopRE]   The German brothers are ready for Kona this year.  Last year, Michael was injured and unable to even vie for the K-Swiss $1 million dollar bonus for a brotherly top finish. But this year, both brothers seem ready. With Michael winning the European 70.3 Championship...

[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...

[caption id="attachment_879" align="aligncenter" width="580"] Photo from www.trijuice.com/[/caption] Team TBB teammates and couple David Dellow and Caroline Steffen (aka. Xena) were racing in their home countries this past weekend.  Dellow won his first Ironman at Cairns with an impressive buffer of over 8 minutes over New Zealand's...

[caption id="attachment_763" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo from http://live.ironmanlive.com/[/caption] Michael Raelert shows that he is absolutely back in form and ready to take on the new season with a convincing win (over 13 minutes) in Mallorca 70.3 over 2nd place Michael Goehner, one of 5 Germans in the top 10,...

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...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcOzttGfPW0] Americans Tim O'Donnell and Kelly Williamson each used their running speed to win the Memorial Hermann Ironman 70.3 Texas and snap up 1500 KPR points in addition to prize money, including an extra $5,000 for being the first American finishers. With Lance Armstrong in the...

The 2010 battle between Andreas Raelert (GER) and Chris ("Macca") McCormack (AUS) will go down in the books as one of the most exciting triathlon moments of all time. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8TJXH3bcvw&feature=player_embedded]...