ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (April 28, 2013) – Two first-time winners were crowned champions of the 30th Anniversary St. Anthony’s Triathlon on Sunday. Jan Frodeno and Alicia Kaye crossed the finish line on their way to topping one of the largest and best pro fields in the race’s history. Full results are here: http://edge.raceresults360.com/satriathlon13/#/results::13668274037390 Frodeno, 32, is no stranger to winning, having come in sixth place in the 2012 London Olympics and winning a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. “I was nervous about coming here, especially when it came to the run because that’s not my strong card,” Frodeno of Germany said. “The other guys kept the pressure on.” Keeping Frodeno on his toes was Ivan Vasiliev of Russia, who came in second place, and Hunter Kemper of Colorado Springs, Colo., who placed third. Kaye, 30, said that she … Continue reading
David Thompson (known as DKT) backed up his low key self-evaluation from a recent interview on Slowtwitch.com by dominating a fast pro field at the Giant Eagle 5150 in Columbus Ohio on Sunday, July 29th. Thompson told ST on July 24 that “non-drafting Olympic races are probably my strength” and he validated that with a 1:44:19 at the Giant Eagle 5150 in Columbus. Only in its second year, 2012 marked the first year that it was also part of the Ironman 5150 series. Clearly the pro field took note of the Giant Eagle last year, and recognized the opportunity to make a little “Pro money” in Ohio, as more than 30 pro’s registered for the Giant Eagle 5150. An Olympic wife and a few injuries forced a few solid contenders to pull out, but a strong field of 20+ pro’s hit the beach at … Continue reading
The United States’ Cameron Dye and Australia’s Annabel Luxford took the wins at today’s Columbia Triathlon in Maryland. The event was part of the 5150 series, offering athletes the chance to earn points towards qualification for the Hy-Vee 5150 U.S. Championship in Iowa. Continue reading
Sarah Haskins and Filip Ospaly successfully defended their titles at the 2012 St. Anthony’s Triathlon on April 29th. Haskins and Ospaly, who won the titles a year ago, also broke course records in both the men’s and women’s professional races which drew one of the largest pro fields in the event’s 29-year history. Continue reading
Becky Lavelle (L) and Matt Reed (R) win the 5150 Galveston, held October 23rd in Galveston, TX. Click here for full results.