Monthly Archives: November 2013

NBC’s Broadcast of the 2013 GoPro Ironman World Championship

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NBC aired the 2013 GoPro Ironman World Championship on November 16. For those of you outside the USA who missed the broadcast, you can catch it right here. A big thanks to UCAerospace2012 for uploading this. Enjoy! If you have any interesting videos to share, please send it to mystories@lycraheroes.com

Kate Strong finishes strong to win Australian age-group National Championship

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For someone who has only completed three triathlons in her life, Kate Strong has big dreams. In only her fourth race, she took a big step towards her dreams on November 10 at the MurrayMan Long Distance Triathlon, a 2km swim, 80km bike, 20km run race in Barmera, Australia. She shares with us her dreams […]

99 steps of a typical Ironman trip

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I found this on the slowtwitch forums. It’s an oldie and I’m sure many have seen this but still it’s worth a share, especially for those those about to do their first Ironman. Plus it’s a laugh and a half so enjoy…   1. Arrive in town. 2. Find over-priced accommodations you are staying a minimum […]

Craig Alexander first in for Malaysia

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I know this is supposed to be an age-grouper website but this is too good not to share. We’ve just received word that those of you who have signed up for Ironman Malaysia and Ironman 70.3 Putrajaya will be racing against 3x Ironman World Champion and 2x 70.3 World Champion Craig Alexander. So start training […]

Oooops… did I do that???

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Triathlon ain’t easy. While you don’t have to master all three disciplines, you need to at least be adequately competent in all three of them to make it to the finish. And while trying to be adequately competent, you’ll learn some lessons, sometimes painful, but mostly embarrassing! All of us go through some embarrassing moments […]