• Fantasy Football, Why Not Fantasy Triathlon at the Collins Cup, Great Prizes

    Submitted by Bill Plock on August 23rd, 2021

    The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) today announced the Collins Cup Fantasy Competition that will take place in the run up to the Collins Cup in Samorin, Slovakia on August 28th, 2021.

    The Collins Cup Fantasy Competition follows the well-received Tokyo fantasy game and utilises the PTO’s pioneering Race Data and Statistics site, which has given fans of the sport unrestricted access to current and historical racing data like never before. It is the next step in enhancing fan engagement and will be a fun way for Triathlon fans as well as all sports enthusiasts to follow the race. Read more

    • Meet Collin Chartier, 3rd at IM Boulder 70.3, Heading to Collins Cup for U.S.–Interesting Background.

      Submitted by Bill Plock on August 19th, 2021

      A couple of weeks ago at IRONMAN Boulder 70.3, the Sam’s, Sam Long and Sam Appleton crossed the finish line first and second, to nobody’s surprise but then came Collin Chartier. If you had taken a poll of spectators not many probably would’ve picked Collin to be next. But why?

      A “peak behind the curtain” will tell you being on the podium totally makes sense. Collin answers some questions about his career and background here. He will be a guest on an upcoming podcast on the 303Endurance Podcast.  Read more

      • Pro Xterra Triathlete Brian Smith Loves His Hometown Triathlon in Gunnison–Coming Aug 28th

        Submitted by Bill Plock on August 16th, 2021

        Brian Smith has raced on the biggest stages, like at the Xterra World Championships in Hawaii or in the Winter Triathlon World Championships in Europe, but he loves his hometown sprint triathlon in Gunnison too! Read more

        • Metzler, Knibb, Pallant-Browne Added to Collins Cup After Good Showings at IM Boulder 70.3

          Submitted by Bill Plock on August 13th, 2021

          The Collins Cup is now set and IRONMAN Boulder 70.3 no doubt had an impact as Justin Metzler, Taylor Knibb and Emma Pallant-Browne were all chosen as Captains picks to join their respective teams. Metzler finished 5th in Boulder and Pallant-Browne and Knibb were first and second respectively helping them earn a spot. Also of note, added to the US team is Olympic silver medalist Katie Zaferes. Read more

          • Boulder 70.3, Course Record Smoked, Electric Crowd, Close Women’s Pro Race

            Submitted by Bill Plock on August 9th, 2021

            BOULDER–Aug 7th 2021–Through the haze and smoke in Boulder emerged a clear winner—the sport of triathlon. The male winner, Sam Long who grew up a few miles away, capped a perfectly imperfect day by setting a new course record. The temperature, cooler than predicted, helped keep the day from blowing up. The winds and smoke played havoc with some, but they ushered in many stories and memories on a course shared by a recent Olympian, top pro’s and 2,500 age group athletes from all over the country.  Read more