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Hot, Hard, and Brutal = Fun at XTERRA Oak Mountain

Karsten Madsen - XTERRA Oak Mountain 2017. Photo: Pax Tolosi

When you ask an off-road triathlete why they do this sport, the number one response is that “it’s fun.” Even with extreme conditions this past weekend in Alabama at XTERRA Oak Mountain, that phrase was echoed throughout the day. The temperature and humidity were high, the course had more twists and …

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Young Warriors Find Strength at XTERRA Oak Mountain

Young Warriors Photo: XTERRA

Contributed by: Danielle Radden Something happens to competitors in an off-road triathlon: They play.  The course is full of kids in adult bodies playing in the dirt.  You can see it in the smiles tinted a shade darker from dirty teeth, the sweat covered friends holding hands across the finish line, …

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Highlight Video – XTERRA Danao

When the winner of a race says it was “probably the hardest and hottest race I’ve ever done” (Bradley Weiss), you know it was a tough one. With temperatures climbing over 41 degrees celcius (106 degrees fahrenheit), every athlete who took part in XTERRA Danao, Cebu had to dig deep down …

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Action Packed Weekend Ahead – 4 Races Across the Globe

XTERRA Races - Malta Photo: JPGatt.com

The gun has gone off and the action is already underway for the 2017 race season. Races like South Africa, Australia, Belgium, Saipan, and Argentina, got things rolling and this week ramps things up even further. Off road multisport events will span the globe April 1st & 2nd with races in North …

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The Giant Guide to the XTERRA Asia Pacific Tour

The Giant Guide to the XTERRA Asia Pacific Tour | DirtTRI Magazine

From the jungles of Japan, to the world class single track of New Zealand, to the pristine beaches of Saipan and Thailand, the XTERRA Asia Pacific Tour will treat athletes to spectacular venues and offer unique challenges around every turn. There are seven races on the docket for 2017. We pulled …

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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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XTERRA Triathlete Saves a Life at Florida Event

Triathlete Saves a Life Photo: Clermont Draft Legal Challenge - Vantage Point Aerials, LLC.

When the weather takes a turn for the worse, open water swimming can become quite dangerous. Luckily for one female participant in last weekends U25 Elite Development Race in Clermont, Florida, fellow collegiate athlete Greg Schott, didn’t hesitate when the situation became dire. During the swim leg of the women’s draft …

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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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