After a Midrace Heart Attack, Triathlon Champ Is Headed Back to the Start Line

Timothy O’Donnell nearly died from a heart attack at the Miami Challenge last year. Now it’s all about getting back to the Ironman World Championship in October.

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Kristian Blummenfelt Is the Triathlon’s Data-Driven Future

The most advanced science in the triathlon world can be found in Norway, where athletes embrace the data found in heat sensors, oxygen measuring masks and their feces.

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Sika Henry and the Motivation to Become a Pro Triathlete

Sika Henry is the first African American woman to be recognized as a pro triathlete. But a horrible bicycle crash in 2019 nearly thwarted her dream.

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Two Sports, a Fast Time and Some Questions

The British track Olympian Beth Potter switched sports, but her stardom in triathlon came too late to qualify for Tokyo. Then she set a world record in a 5K that won’t count. What’s a world-class athlete to do?

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2020’s Memorable Moments in Sports

Sports were not a simple salve for the events of 2020, but they still provided some moments of joy, levity and shared humanity.

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A New Challenge for Professional Triathletes: Toppling Ironman Inc.

For decades, the Ironman and other races filled with weekend warriors have dominated triathlon. Now, the elites are trying to take control with a new series.

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Chris Nikic, You Are an Ironman. And Your Journey Is Remarkable.

Nikic, 21, became the first person with Down syndrome to conquer the grueling endurance race, offering lessons in perseverance and hope.

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In a Pandemic, Getting to the Triathlon Is as Hard as Finishing It

An Ironman race on Saturday in Tallinn, Estonia, was the first such race since March. Precautions included travel restrictions, temperature checks, masked volunteers and medals handed over in bags.

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South Korean Triathlete’s Suicide Exposes Team’s Culture of Abuse

After Choi Suk-hyeon’s death, her family released secret audio recordings that depict the physical and psychological abuse she appeared to suffer at the hands of her team’s doctor and coach.

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These Athletes Had the Coronavirus. Will They Ever Be the Same?

Von Miller of the Denver Broncos called the disease a “surreal” experience and said he struggled at first to workout. Other athletes have endured lingering lung and other health issues.

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What We Can Learn From Endurance Athletes About Getting Through This Pandemic

Long-distance runners, cyclists and triathletes can teach us about how to move through extended periods of discomfort.

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Returning to Exercise After Recovery From Coronavirus

Two new expert consensus statements urge caution for athletes with coronavirus who are returning to serious training.

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How Ironman Triathlons Plan to Endure the Pandemic

The world’s leading endurance brand thought its global racing schedule made it sufficiently diverse. A pandemic has revealed the flaw in that strategy.

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Triathlet quält sich für guten Zweck – Frodeno schnappt sich den Wohnzimmer-Weltrekord

Triathlon-Star Frodeno: Wohnzimmer-Weltrekord im Kampf gegen Corona Eine Qual für die gute Sache! Triathlet Jan Frodeno absolvierte gestern einen kompletten Ironman-Triathlon in den eigenen vier Wänden.
Foto: Jan Frodeno

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Vor Heim-Ironman bei BILD – So kämpft Frodeno gegen die Corona-Katastrophe

Frodeno: So kämpft er gegen die Corona-Katastrophe Dreimal hat sich Triathlon-Star Jan Frodeno schon zum Weltmeister gekämpft – jetzt geht er auch im Kampf gegen Corona voran!

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Wegen Corona – Ironman Hamburg verschoben

Triathlon: Ironman in Hamburg wegen Corona verschoben Der Ironman in Hamburg wird wegen der Corona-Krise verschoben. Der Triathlon sollte am 21. Juni starten. Ein neuer Termin: offen.
Foto: WITTERS

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„Wassertraining“ im Garten – Triathlet schwimmt täglich auf Bierkisten

Wegen Coronavirus: Triathlet schwimmt täglich auf Bierkisten Die Corona-Krise macht erfinderisch – auch in der Sportwelt! Triathlet Lasse Lührs zieht sein „Wassertraining“ jetzt an Land durch.
Foto: Getty Images

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