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No Kona.

By Coach Tom Walker For the last five years, a pursuit towards one goal has been simmering away. A quick check of TrainingPeaks tells me that on avg, 12hrs and 40mins each week were dedicated to it. Some weeks...

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Q&A with Wesley Wiehahn, swimming prodigy and new Blue70 brand ambassador

Q&A with Wesley Wiehahn, swimming prodigy and new Blue70 brand ambassador If you are into open water swimming you must have heard of him before: for the past year, Wesley has competed at every open water swimming event in...

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Q&A with Leanne Fanoy

A week away from Dubai70.3, we met with Leanne Fanoy, #3-seed pro-athlete. Originally from the Netherlands, Leanne is a 25 years old, down to earth triathlete who partly resides in Abu Dhabi and who will represent the UAE at...

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IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai – 2021, By Tessa

By Tessa Kortekaas, who set a new course record in Kona winning her age group in 2018, since 2019 racing as a Dutch pro triathlete winning IM Malaysia. More than 16 months without racing, since IRONMAN Malaysia, 26-10-2019. I...

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Q&A with last year’s winner of the Ironman 70.3 Dubai Imogen Simmonds

Based in Switzerland, Imogen (or ‘Imo’ as she is also known) is one of the fastest- rising talents in the sport of triathlon. In 2019, we saw her take the bronze medal at the 70.3 World Championship in Nice...

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Q&A with Andi Boecherer

We caught up with Andi Boecherer, pro triathlete, a 5th place finisher at Kona, winner of 11 70.3 distances who has come out to Dubai early to acclimatize to the Dubai heat ahead of the race. You were previously...

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Q&A with Ruedi Wild, 2nd seeded in the Ironman70.3 Dubai 2021

Swiss PRO triathlete Ruedi Wild is seeded second in the start list of the upcoming Dubai70.3. As we are all waiting with anticipation for the start of the race, we had a quick catch up with Ruedi and asked...

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UPANDRUNNING’S RESIDENT PHYSIOTHERAPIST, MARK LILLYWHITE TALKS TO SPORTED.AE ABOUT HIS PASSION FOR TRIATHLON…

I underestimated how nervous I would be when competing in my very first triathlon. As I jumped into to swim for my first taste of the open water, little did I anticipate my heart racing at twice its normal...

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This is my life in my words – By Jac Downham

I was born on the 2nd of august 2000 yes a millennial I am a happy healthy baby so my mum says!!! Then life has an amazing habit of changing things and I do believe now everything happens to...

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Team Tri-umphant – the little team that could did…

Sitting in the office of their school’s answer to Lord Sugar, Jon Lucas and Steve Ashby shrug their shoulders, giving a non-committal ‘sure why not’ gesture. Something has just been suggested in exchange for a day off to compete...

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