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News: Wellington and Raelert break world records at Challenge Roth, IM Switzerland and Rev3 results, Avia Vineman 70.3 is up this weekend, John's ITU update/ 

Discussion of the Week: After years of developing yourself as an athlete you feel you can get to Kona. During the race a big pack of riders, who are drafting, rides past you and you know that if you let them go there's a high chance that you won't get a Kona slot. What would you do in this situation? Comment here

This Weeks Photo: Brain Lafleur's Des and Troy photo. 

Age Groupers of the Week: We went old school this week and picked the top finishers in the 50-55 age group from Challenge Roth. They were Joachim Grütjen and Ursula P Marti.

Coaches Corner: John covers how to kick in the swim. 

Websites of the Week: Jared Walbridge and James Bowtell sent through these links: How to pack for an Ironman, Universal Sport, Free Tour De France TV.

This Weeks Websites: Pacing Calculator, Gomez-Whiltshire incident, Dave Reckzin donation page for Scleroderma, Lukas Verzbicas interview, Bevan Mckinnon race report.    





News: Vanhoenacker beats the world record, Results for IM Austria; Korea and ForrestMan, Challenge Roth and IM Switzerland are coming up, Team Commerzbank to lose sponsorship. 

This Weeks Discussion: The legend that is Chrissie Wellington is racing this weekend at Challenge Roth. What time do you predict she will do? John thinks 8:16 and Bevan 8:24. Comment here

This Weeks Photo: Kat in Austria 

High 5: Jared Walbridge sent through a great High 5 on non-training things to do in your taper period. This one is worth checking out. 

Website of the Week: This weeks website is It's Matt Long's foundation that helps people with illness or traumatic injury move towards having fitness in their life. If you are doing a race and want to fund raise this is a great foundation to support. 

This Weeks Websites: Jason Bailey's interview with Ben Bright, Outside mag's drug piece.





News: Results from IM CDA and IM France, IM Austria and Korea coming up, John's ITU update. 

Discussion of the Week: We heard that WTC might be getting rid of the lottery slots next year. We know this is only goss but if it was true do you think it's a good thing or not and why? Comment here

This Weeks Photo: Ross Welton and the boys in Kona in 2009. 

Age Grouper of the Week: Matt sent through Beth and James Walsh for both being really fast! Beth did a sub 10 and James 9:11 in IM Texas. We were wondering if they are the fastest age group couple out there?

High 5: Richard 'Low Rider' Marlow sent through a High 5 on overcoming the disappointment of not getting Olympic tickets if you live in England.

Coach's Corner: Bevan does a section on weights training for triathletes. 

Website of the Week: Jed Bowtell sent through It's a great site to keep track of your rides. It can break down your rides into different sections and do so much more. 

This Weeks Website: Brownlee's winning shot.