| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Melissa Otterbein never has thought of herself as a world-class athlete, just someone who was persistent and worked hard to achieve her goals.
At Towson University, where she was a member of the swimming team, Otterbein made the Colonial Athletic...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Shamelessly sentimental but tough to resist, "The Finishers" follows a differently abled teen and his dad in their efforts to train for and compete in a triathlon together, the father heroically pulling his wheelchair-bound kid while swimming, running and...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:25 PM
A New York para-athlete has become the first American woman handcyclist to complete the Ironman World Championship — defeating a Chicago woman competing for the same honor.
In the 17-hour triathlon Saturday in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Susan Katz, a...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:32 AM
An entrant in the annual Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon died during its swimming portion in the frigid waters of San Francisco Bay. The event Sunday was held three months earlier than usual and under much colder conditions, the San Francisco......
| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:03 AM
A female bicyclist who was killed over the weekend when she veered into a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus was training for an Ironman Triathlon, her coach said. Marisela Echeverria, 36, was dragged beneath the bus and ultimately run over by...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Organizers of the charitable Half Full Triathlon are thrilled Lance Armstrong will compete in their October Howard County race.
But critics in the sports community aren't sharing their enthusiasm.
Because Armstrong has been banned for life from all...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 10:37 PM
CORONADO, Calif -- Lance Armstrong loves to compete, so even after receiving a lifetime ban from the U.S. Anti-Doping agency on August 24th, he still looks for chances to race.
He's found his next race at the Superfrog half-ironman triathlon on September...
| Aug 10, 2012
This week's Friday Forecaster is 26-year-old Brian Boyle, who continues his miraculous comeback after a horrific crash in 2004 by competing in the U.S. Championships Ironman Triathlon as part of Team Read Cross on Saturday, August 11.
| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Wedding Date: September 15, 2012
Her story: Jill Carr, 31, grew up in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Her family moved to Ellicott City in 1993. She is an independent financial planner and now lives in Ellicott City. Her father, William "Bill" D. Carr is a producer...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:56 PM
The decision to include the swim portion in this year’s Ironman Triathlon US Championship came at around 4-30 Friday afternoon – after acceptable water sample test results.
The decision was also made after Thursday and Friday’s...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 2:44 PM
NEW YORK CITY -- An athlete died Saturday while competing in the Ironman U.S. Championship's swim portion, organizers said.
The competitor apparently "experienced distress" during the 2.4-mile swim in the Hudson River, which separates New York and New...