• Sister Madonna, Para Triathletes, Hola and Chilton Bring the House Down at Last Call Triathlon in Loveland

    Submitted by Bill Plock on September 28th, 2020

    By Bill Plock About 30 minutes before the Last Call Triathlon started, a cold wind blew in from the North, tossing tents, paddle boards and casting a little doubt onRead More

    • The Black Hills, a Triathlon, Bike Ride and Buffalo

      Submitted by Bill Plock on September 15th, 2020

      Is there anything better for triathletes or cyclists than a road trip triathlon or the promise of new roads and trails?

      Well in 2020, yes any triathlon or bike adventure is wonderful, but there is something special about loading up the car and busting a move to somewhere new to swim or explore different roads and soak in the air somewhere new. Read more

      • Lookout Mountain Triathlon, a Record Broken and Good Day to Race

        Submitted by Bill Plock on September 8th, 2020

        The Lookout Mountain triathlon last weekend had many side stories, like most any race of any kind. With COVID and safety protocols and procedures, athletes were really racing themselves more than ever with the swim start of splitting a lane with another athlete and only 12 people on deck at a time really spreading the race out. There were minimal athletes on the road and trail passing each other. Transition was roomy and very little overlap took place.  Read more

        • Dave Scott, His Career, His Coaching, Training, Covid and Amazing Insight

          Submitted by Bill Plock on August 31st, 2020

          Boulder’s Dave Scott ran his first Ironman in 1980 and finished in 9:24:33, nearly 2 hours faster than the previous win, with ABC Wide World of Sports broadcasting the event from Kona for the first time. Scott’s time and approach is widely considered to have changed the Ironman from a test of endurance to a race. Scott returned in 1982 and finished second. In 1983, Scott won in what was Mark Allen’s first Ironman. In what would become a renowned rivalry, Scott would win three of the next four Ironmans over Allen. Read more

          • Lookout Mountain Triathlon and the Historic Ties to Race Director, Paul Karlsson

            Submitted by Bill Plock on August 24th, 2020

            Paul Karlsson has had a huge impact on multisport in Colorado for years. Not only was he a founder of what became a very prestigious, national race, The Boulder Peak, he also has produced other races such as the Xterra Indian Peaks and the Lookout Triathlon. He has put on events all over the state including Evergreen and Aspen. Did you know that The Peak awarded Kona spots once upon a time?  Read more