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Jimmy Archer

Founder and Editor at dirtTRI.com. Jimmy has been a professional athlete for over 15 years as a runner, cyclist, mountain biker, cross country skier, and primarily, triathlete. Jimmy has a degree in exercise science from the University of Colorado and is a USA Triathlon and USA Cycling certified coach. Jimmy became a freelance writer in 2000 while competing and covering the ITU Winter Triathlon World Championship. Since that time Jimmy has been head editor at two magazines, been published in numerous publications within the endurance sport, recreation, and travel segments. Currently Jimmy is competing professionally in off-road multisport. In his spare time Jimmy passionately follows Formula 1, Moto GP, and is an avid cook.

XTERRA Report: Tellechea, Snyder win XTERRA Argentina

Hometown hero and XTERRA newcomer Gonzalo Tellechea joined reigning Pan Am Tour Champ and XTERRA veteran Suzie Snyder on the top step of the podium at the 2nd annual XTERRA Argentina Championship in San Juan this afternoon. It’s the first XTERRA win for Tellechea, and the 8th in Snyder’s storied …

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XTERRA Report: Osborne, Wasle win XTERRA Saipan

Sam Osbourne XTERRA Saipan

Sam Osborne from New Zealand and Carina Wasle of Austria captured the 16th annual XTERRA Saipan Championship crowns on a windy, yet beautiful Saturday morning in the Northern Marianas. The win is Osborne’s second major victory on the XTERRA World Tour (he won Sweden, 2015) and it’s the 14th big …

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XTERRA Report: 16 Years on Saipan

XTERRA Adventures Into 16th Year of Racing on Saipan Via- XTERRAplanet.com The 2017 XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour gets underway Saturday, March 18, at the 16th annual XTERRA Saipan Championship in the Northern Mariana Islands. Seventeen elites representing 10 countries are on the remote tropical island for the challenge, including recently wed, …

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Colorado Athletes Looking for a Pre-Ride?

DirtTRI Weekend Roundup #20 - XTERRA Lory - Photo: 9Seventy Racing

XTERRA Lory Course Pre-ride, Cody Waite of Sessions6 The below is via our friends at 303triathlon.com On Sunday June 11th at 10am the coaches of Sessions6 Sports Performance lead by XTERRA Professional Cody Waite will be leading a pre-ride for 25 athletes. Event is FREE, you’ll just need to pay …

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Wolf Tooth hits the trails with new components

Wolf Tooth Components – which is based in the aptly named Savage, Minnesota – has released an array of components  specifically targeting the MTB, CX and gravel categories. GCX46 Replaces the 42 tooth cog on SRAM’s XX1 and X01 cassettes with a 46 tooth cog for a significant 10-46 gearing …

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Murray, Duffy crowned Fedhealth XTERRA South Africa Champions

XTERRA South Africa Duffy Murray

Olympians Richard Murray (South Africa) and Flora Duffy (Bermuda) claimed the coveted men’s and women’s Champions title at the 2017 Fedhealth XTERRA South African Championship in Grabouw on Saturday, 25 February 2017. Men’s Race Murray’s victory didn’t come easy, having been caught up in a game of cat and mouse …

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XTERRA Couch to Trail Beginner Training Series

Fedhealth XTERRA Kids Race in Buffelspoort Photo: Tobias Ginsberg

XTERRA Couch to Trail – New to XTERRA? By Mimi Stockton and SheriAnne Little for PRS Fit Do you love triathlon but want to do something more epic?  Something that challenges you both physically and mentally?  Something that takes you off the roads and into the trees?  Something that inspires …

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