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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.

LIV Cycling Partners With XTERRA World Champion Lesley Paterson

via liv-cycling.com 3-Time Off-Road Triathlon World Champion Targets 2017 XTERRA Series with Liv   Liv Cycling has announced a partnership with multi-time off-road triathlon world champion, Lesley Paterson for the 2017 race season. With professional success spanning the spectrum from national running championships to professional mountain bike races, Paterson has most …

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2013 XTERRA World Champ, Nicky Samuels Announces Retirement

Nicky Samuels

Former XTERRA World Champion, and two time Olympian, Nicky Samuels announced her pregnancy and retirement from elite triathlon today. At the 2013 XTERRA World Championship Samuels held off 2011-12 defending World Champ, Lesley Paterson and soon to be 2014-16 triple XTERRA World Champ, Flora Duffy on her way to claiming …

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XTERRA Wales Cancelled…Again

The XTERRA Wales scheduled for June 4th, 2017 has been cancelled… for the second time. But, this time it is unfortunately permanent. The race began having trouble in early January when within a few days between January 4th-6th the race was cancelled then brought back under new direction. However, yesterday …

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Fedhealth XTERRA Buffelspoort Crown Edwards, Griffioen Champions

Fedhealth XTERRA Buffelspoort 2017 Photo: Tobias Ginsberg

Brad Edwards and Nicolette Griffioen claimed gold at the first XTERRA race of the season, the Fedhealth XTERRA Buffelspoort in the North West Province on Saturday, 21 January 2017.  The Fedhealth XTERRA Buffelspoort pitted athletes against a 1.5km swim, followed by a 26km mountain bike course before finishing off with …

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XTERRA Report: XTERRA Unify Tour Scoring

XTERRA Tour

XTERRA’s New Deal … Most Points Win! In 2017 XTERRA will unify the scoring structure for the America, Pan America, European, and Asia-Pacific Tours. The new deal is simple.  Amateur and professional athletes can compete in as many events as they want and at the end of the season the …

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ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship ELITE Races – Full Report

ITU Cross Triathlon

Ruben Ruzafa claimed his third ITU Cross Tri Championship in a row while Bermuda’s Flora Duffy took home her third World Title of 2016 Saturday at the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship. Lake Crackenback in the rugged Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, Australia played host to the ITU Cross Triathlon World …

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Awesome Racing Down Under at ITU CrossTRI World Championship

2016 ITU Cross Triathlon

Three Was The Order Of The Day In Australia’s Snowy Mountains Ruben Ruzafa claimed his third ITU Cross Tri Championship in a row while Bermuda’s Flora Duffy took home her third World Title of 2016 Saturday at the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship. Lake Crackenback in the rugged Snowy Mountains of …

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