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USAT offers prizes to paratriathletes

Taking another step toward professionalizing the sport of paratriathlon, USA Triathlon will now offer athlete support stipends equal to those offered to the elite U.S. National Team, the organization announced this week. Additionally, a $36,750 purse will be up for grabs at the 2022 Paratriathlon National Championships on July 17 in Long Beach, Calif., and paratriathletes can now earn their elite license in six separate races throughout the season. This follows one of the best performances by paratriathletes at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, where Team USA won five medals in eight events; two of them being gold.

Connect to Oceanside 70.3

Ironman 70.3 Oceanside kicks off early Saturday morning, and you can’t miss a minute of the action, no matter where you are in the world. The race will be free to watch live on Outdoor Surveillance, and on OutsideWatch app for the US and Canada, the broadcast begins at 6:00 a.m. PT. There will also be a Look outside the finish line starting at 10:10 a.m. PT – show you can watch your friends and family. Are you going to miss the action? Watch the on-demand stream when it’s over on OutsideWatch app and here.

Kicking off the action at the Collegiate Champs Triathlon

Ben Bettin of the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Franca Henseleit of Queens University of Charlotte won the men’s and women’s draft-legal crowns, respectively, on the first day of the 2022 United States Collegiate Triathlon Club National Championships in Lake Lanier, Georgia, in April. (It should be noted that the air and water temperatures were in the low 40s at the time of the race.) Queens University also won the mixed relay event, making Henseleit a two-time winner of the day. The action continues on Saturday with an Olympic distance race.

Xterra Announces New Long-Distance Race Format

XTERRA races in Europe this season will feature a whole new format: Long distance, which depending on the location will include approximately 2 km of open water swimming, 60-70 km of off-road riding and 20-22 km of running. The format is “designed to combine pleasure and performance”, specify the organizers and “deliver a real test of endurance to athletes”. Xterra will also allow gravel and cyclocross bikes, as well as mountain bikes in the new format, and offer slots for the 2022 XTERRA World Championship in Trentino, Italy. The first long-distance race is scheduled for July 30 in France.

The Ironman Foundation Announces New Partnerships; aims to expand its diversity initiative

This week the The Ironman Foundation announced partnerships with Black Kids Swim, Black Runners Connection and Major Taylor Cycling Club to “raise awareness and expand reach in support of its Race For Change diversity initiative,” according to a statement. These partnerships aim to reduce potential barriers that could prevent Black athletes and other diverse groups from participating in triathlon. As part of this new alliance, members of Black Kids Swim, Black Runners Connection and Major Taylor Cycling Club will form Race For Change relay teams to compete in multiple Ironman 70.3 2022 events across the United States, starting with the ‘Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga on May 22.

Rach McBride thinks outside the box in the Life Time Grand Prix

Professional triathlete Rach McBride is one of the headliners for the first Lifetime Grand Prize series of cycling races, which will begin on April 9 in Monterrey, California. The series, comprising six off-road cycling events including the 200-mile gravel race at Unbound in Emporia, Kansas, and the Leadville 100 cross-country mountain bike, will be contested by some of the world’s best cyclists looking for a prize of $250,000. Stock Exchange. McBride, 44, who is a two-time 70.3 champion, holds multiple triathlon bike course records and is the world’s first non-binary professional triathlete, told Cycling Weekly it will be a challenge, despite their success in the multisport. “When I first signed up I was like ‘oh it’s just cycle racing’ and I’m used to training for three sports at once. But then when I took a closer look at the program, I realized that [the series] really dominates my schedule this year,” they said, adding that they won’t be competing in any triathlons until the fall due to the demands of this series.

Notes on podcasts

  • triathlete Magazines Fitter and faster the podcast features former professional athlete-turned-coach Rebekah Keat, who joins host Emma-Kate Lidbury to explain how to prepare for the race, including structuring training, reduction, race simulations and preparation psychology, as well as an overview of the equipment of triathlete editor Chris Foster.
  • triathlete time have a conversation with Jonas Deichmann, who completed his triathlon around the world (the equivalent of 120 Ironman races) in 429 days.
  • Greg Bennett invites one of his best friends, 2000 gold medalist Simon Whitfield, for a lively and nostalgic chat looking back on Whitfield’s career and their shared moments on the race course.
  • Marten Van Riel—aka the “Belgium Hammer”—is in the spotlight this week World Triathlon Podcast. The recent Dubai 70.3 champion is set to compete at the Arena Games Triathlon World Championships in Munich on April 23, and he shares how he navigates between short and long distances.
  • The TriDot podcast focuses on short course racing and features a pair of pro trainers to discuss how to prepare for a sprint or Olympic tri.
  • IronWomen invites Jess Smith, a professional triathlete, mom and trainer, to explore the concept of becoming a “lifetime” in sports and how she got to where she is.
  • ProTriathlon News has Professional Triathletes Organization (PTO) CEO Sam Renouf sharing a behind-the-scenes look at his daily life and the growth of the group.

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