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XTERRA Returns to Australia for 2017/2018 Season

XTERRA Returns to Australia for 2017/2018 Season Photo: XTERRA

Over the years, Australians, similar to triathletes around the globe, have regularly made remarks that it is hard to be a dedicated “off-road only” triathlete due to the lack of events in their region. There may be a couple races close by, but to create a full season, athletes would have to …

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Climate Change: Training in the Cold, Racing in the Heat

Josiah Middaugh - Climate Change - Training in the cold, racing in the heat

With the XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour kicking off in tropical Saipan this weekend, many athletes will be making the shift from cold, winter climates, to warm ones for race day. To help you prepare for that climate change, we reached out to top age group athlete recently turned pro, Kelli Montgomery. Kelli …

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Malaysia Malee Run Workout by Bradley Weiss

Bradley Weiss - Run Workout for XTERRA Malaysia

Sandy flat beaches. Steep loose climbs. Off camber rocky hillsides. Smooth flowing single track. The terrain you will encounter on the run leg of an off-road triathlon is anything but predictable. To be a solid off-road racer, it’s important to have a balanced amount of skills in order to handle all …

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Off-Road Triathlon Resurging in Portland

Off Road Triathlon Portland. Photo ride oregon ride

Off-road triathlons are returning to the Portland area in 2017. Thanks to PRS Fit, XTERRA PDX is making a comeback on August 12th. One month earlier on July 9th, the Hagg Lake Multi-sport Festival, produced by Why Events, will feature three new off-road races – a sprint triathlon, sprint duathlon, and …

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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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Duffy Going for 4th XTERRA South African Championship Title

Photo: Tobias Ginsberg

Via NewSport Media: Reigning XTERRA World Champion, Flora Duffy (Bermuda) will return to the picturesque Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 25 February 2017 to defend her South African Champion title at the largest XTERRA in the world, the Fedhealth XTERRA South African Championship. According to Duffy, she’ll definitely be going …

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5 Open Water Swim Tips From Ben Allen

5 Open Water Swim Tips from Ben Allen Photo: XTERRA

Shifting from pool swimming to open water swimming is not a simple skill to master. Many of us aren’t as comfortable in the water once you take away that black line and the bottom of the pool. In events like the upcoming XTERRA Phuket in Thailand on April 1st, athletes will dive …

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Fedhealth XTERRA Buffelspoort Photo Galleries

Fedhealth XTERRA Buffelspoort Photo: Tobias Ginsberg

Kicking off the 2017 season, the Fedhealth XTERRA Buffelspoort weekend included a full distance XTERRA, XTERRA Lite, Kid’s XTERRA, and two trail runs. We’ve gathered some of our favorite photos from the triathlons, along with the race reports from the XTERRA Lite and Kid’s XTERRA. You can find the report on the …

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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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