Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Mac Brown Returns At Ironman Kansas 70.3

Professional triathlete and UCSD Triathlon Team coach Mac Brown returned to competitive triathlon racing last week with a 19th place finish at Ironman Kansas 70.3 triathlon. Mac had been battling a number of injuries that have kept him sidelined since Ironman Lake Placid last year.

Find out more about professional triathlete Mac Brown at his website

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Tim DeBoom to Race 70.3 Triathlon Kansas this weekend

Two-time Ironman Triathlon World Champion Tim DeBoom will be on the start line this weekend of the Ironman 70 .3 Kansas Triathlon in Lawrence, Kansas as he continues his training towards October's Hawaiian Ironman in Kona, Hawaii.

Current Ironman Triathlon World Champion Chrissie Wellington is also on the start list.

Find out more at the Ironman 70.3 Kansas website

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

USA Triathlon Teams With Strong Showing In Madrid ITU Triathlon Series

The USA Triathlon men and women both turned in strong performances over the weekend in Madrid, Spain at the Madrid ITU Triathlon World Championship Series. Sarah Haskins lead the American women with a strong 5th place showing in her first race back after leg surgery, while Sarah Groff and Mary Beth Ellis crossed the line in 9th and 17th place respectively.

In the men's race, Jarrod Shoemaker turned in the second-fastest run split (only behind eventual winner Alistair Brownlee of Great Britain) of the day to jump from 27th place after the bike to a sprint finish for 12th place.

More video highlights of the race can be found at

For more details about the days leading up to the race, check out the blog by San Diego sports doctor, John Martinez