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  • Two months after world triathlon title, Verzbicas finds his calling

    Two months after world triathlon title, Verzbicas finds his calling
    In a moment of triumph, Lukas Verzbicas began to have doubts about his decision to abandon triathlon and become a runner at the University of Oregon. Verzbicas started to think his gold medal at September's World Junior Triathlon Championships looked...
  • Making good on vow, Verzbicas wins world junior triathlon title

    Making good on vow, Verzbicas wins world junior triathlon title
    Lukas Verzbicas made good on his vow. Within hours of learning his friend, Kevin McDowell, had been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, Verzbicas decided to extend his triathlon career to bring home the gold medal he was sure McDowell would have won....
  • Sports drinks are for intense activity

    Sports drinks are for intense activity
    You're headed to the gym or for a bike ride after work. Should you sip a sports drink before, guzzle it afterward or stick with water? The answer, according to sports nutrition experts, is … it depends. These drinks — Accelerade, Gatorade,...
  • That little something extra for the triathlete

    That little something extra for the triathlete
    Tackling three sports at once has a strange effect on triathletes: It makes them famously open-minded. Always in learning mode, tri guys and gals flock to clinics to improve their swim-bike-run, pay online coaches big bucks for training advice and love to...
  • Facebook for fitness?

    Facebook for fitness?
    When Libby Jones, who is four months' pregnant, posted on Facebook that she was going to take a Zumba class, a comment immediately popped up: "It will get your heart rate waaaay up there, so be careful!" To which Jones, 30, replied: "Oh, I didn't know...
  • New Zealand is first country to get Facebook's Timeline feature

     
    New Zealand already has lush rainforests and sandy beaches, bungee jumping and scuba diving, gourmet restaurants and lively night life, even a thriving tech community that has drawn investment from the likes of Peter Thiel. (Of course, they drive on......
  • October: Florida Greenways and Trails Month!

     
    The local-commuter agency reThinkYourCommute.com — which promotes car alternatives — alerted me to Florida Greenways and Trails Month, designed to get you out on your bicycle (or feet) now that fall has really arrived in Florida. A full list...
  • Inaugural Key West Triathlon set for December

     
    If you'd like to cheer on more than 500 athletes from the United States, Canada and Great Britain, you can make your way to the Florida Keys for the inaugural Key West Triathlon, set for Dec. 5. A two-day fitness expo and pre- and post-race events...
  • Former ice hockey player, turned triathlete, takes Great Floridian women’s title

     
    Anna Siliciano, a former college hockey player who has recently turned to triathlons, won the women’s championship Saturday at the 20th annual Great Floridian Triathlon at Clermont’s Waterfront Park. Siliciano, 27, a former center at Wesleyan Uni...
  • Aubrey Aldy wins 20th annual Great Floridian Triathlon

     
    Naples triathletes Aubrey Aldy and Joe Bonness turned the 20th annual Great Floridian Triathlon into their personal match race Saturday at Clermont's Waterfront Park. Bonness, 55, a four-time winner of the race, was in the lead until Aldy, 30, pass...
  • Great Floridian Triathlon race day results

     
    Although the 20th annual Great Floridian Triathlon, an ultra-distance race that includes a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle and a 26.2-mile run, was the highlight of the day, there were several other races held Saturday at Clermont's Waterfront Park....