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XTERRA European Tour’s Final Four

The final four of 11 races in the 2014 XTERRA European Tour will be held August 9 in Prachatice (Czech), August 16 in Zittau (Germany), August 24 in Cranleigh (England), and August 31 in Tisvilde (Denmark). For the adventurous XTERRA athlete it’s the dream season – hopping from one storied locale to the next.  Many […]

EPC Tips – Mid-Summer Threshold Training on the Bike

More threshold training on the bike… It’s mid-summer and a time most athletes are beginning their specific build-up towards the Fall championship races. Along with the endurance training to coincide with your race distance, you’ll likely want to spend some quality training time at your lactate threshold to improve your sustainable race day power output. […]

Ruzafa, Erbenova win XTERRA Italy Championship

(Scanno, Abruzzo) – Reigning and two-time XTERRA World Champion Ruben Ruzafa from Spain won his fifth XTERRA European Tour championship race in as many tries this season with another dominating performance, this time at the XTERRA Italy Championship in Scanno. Back in 2008 a then 29-year-old Ruzafa, hailing from Malaga, Spain, shocked the XTERRA planet […]

EPC Tips – Race Pace Swimming with Threshold Swim Set

DIAL IN YOUR RACE PACE SWIMMING WITH THIS ‘BREAD N BUTTER’ THRESHOLD SWIM SET… No better way to prepare for race day swimming than to train at your goal race pace. With this set you swim 1500 meters at your race pace broken into small manageable sets of 100s on very short rests, broken up […]

XTERRA European Tour Visits Italy

Stop No. 7 on the XTERRA European Tour takes us to the “photographer’s town” of Scanno in the Abruzzo region of central Italy for the Italian Championship on Saturday. XTERRA managing director Dave Nicholas is on-site to take in all the charm and beauty of the race, and the festivities, and brings us this pre-race […]

Mandje, Bucklin win XTERRA Beaver Creek 20K

Photo Gallery / Complete Results (Avon, CO) – Roberto Mandje and Blair Bucklin captured the XTERRA Beaver Creek 20K trail run titles on a beautiful day at Beaver Creek Resort in Avon, CO with winning times of 1:20:54 and 1:39:48, respectively. Mandje, who represented Equatorial Guinea in the 1,500-meter race at the 2004 Olympics, grabbed […]

Middaugh, Widney win XTERRA Mountain Championship

Photo Gallery / Complete Results (Avon, CO) – Josiah Middaugh, 35, of Eagle-Vail, Colorado and Chantell Widney, 34, of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, captured the XTERRA Mountain Championship at Beaver Creek Resort in Avon, CO today. It’s the third time in four years Middaugh has won the race, while it’s the first major XTERRA victory for […]

Jamie Whitmore Wins an ESPY

XTERRA Hall-of-Famer, World Champ, Cancer Survivor, Para-cycling Rock-Star, and Mom-of-the-Century Jamie Whitmore won the ESPY for Best Female Athlete with a Disability at Wednesday night’s star-studded ceremonies at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California. “It was AMAZING! I was surrounded by awesome athletes and movie stars, and there are two things I love in […]

Middaugh, Garrard XTERRA Mountain Champs Favorites

The mountain men are out in full force for tomorrow’s XTERRA Mountain Championship, led by Josiah Middaugh and a strong contingent of Colorado’s finest elite triathletes. The top five from this race last year were all from Colorado, and all five are back on the start list.  Middaugh, who won it for the second-time in […]