Second Athlete Dies In Swim Portion Of Wisconsin Ironman TriathlonAn engineer with Madison's Fire Department died Tuesday after being rescued from the swim portion of the Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin triathlon on Sunday. Todd Mahoney was the second athlete rescued from Lake Monona, the city of Madison said in an update.
1 Man Dies, Another In Critical Condition After Swim Portion Of TriathlonAuthorities in Madison say one man died and another was in critical condition after being pulled from Lake Monona during the swim portion of the Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin triathlon.
Gwen Jorgensen Wins Chicago Triathlon To Take World TitleGwen Jorgensen won the ITU World Triathlon Series' Grand Final on Friday for her second straight season championship. Jorgensen, from St. Paul, Minnesota, has won 12 straight events. She finished the 1,500-meter swim in Lake Michigan, 40-kilometer bike ride and 10-kilometer run in 1 hour, 55 minutes, 36 seconds, rallying from 17th after the bike leg.
91-Year-Old Triathlete Offers Tips To Young CompetitorsAmerica's oldest triathlete advised the nation's youngest triathletes at Lake Elmo Saturday. Bob Powers of St. Paul is 91-years-old. He's been competing in triathlons for decades. A few weeks ago, he won his age group at the national triathlon championship in Milwaukee.
Registration Still Open For Life Time TriIf you've always wanted to try a triathlon but weren't sure where to start look no further. The Life Time Tri takes place right here in the Twin Cities.
Lendway, Mantell Win USA Triathlon Titles Heather Lendway and Steven Mantell won the USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance National Championships on Saurday at the Milwaukee Art Museum and Discovery World. Lendway, from St. Paul, Minnesota, successfully defended her title, finishing the 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike and 10-kilometer run in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 7 seconds.
Miracles Of Mitch Foundation Hosting TriathlonThe fight against cancer is frightening and difficult especially for children. But a local event -- the largest of its kind in the country -- is allowing kids to help each other. Edward Moody was live in Bloomington Thursday morning with more on the Miracles Of Mitch Foundation and its MiracleKids Triathlon.
St. Paul's Gwen Jorgensen Races To Record Sixth Triathlon WinGwen Jorgensen became the first woman to win six career ITU World Triathlon Series events, topping the field Saturday at Grant Park. Jorgensen, the Olympian from St. Paul, Minnesota, completed the 1,500-meter swim, 38.1-kilometer bike ride and 10-kilometer run in 1 hour, 55 minutes, 33 seconds.
Severe Weather Forces Mpls. Triathlon To ImproviseSome of Saturday morning’s worst weather hit as athletes were preparing for the annual Lifetime Tri Minneapolis near Lake Nokomis. The final steps of any triathlon are reason to celebrate, but the finish line at the Lifetime Tri Minneapolis also meant victory over unexpected obstacles.
Man Thanks Triathlete For Kidney DonationA Wis. man is thanking the Twin Cities triathlete who donated a kidney after a fateful meeting a few years ago.
Fresh Off Kidney Donation, Man Sets Sights On TriathlonA Twin Cities man is coming back from surgery with his sights set on completing the LifeTime Minneapolis Triathlon.