Gardner, Wasle

Gardner, Wasle win XTERRA Saipan

(Saipan, Northern Marianas) – Australian Brodie Gardner and Austrian Carina Wasle captured the 15th annual XTERRA Saipan Championship titles on a picture-perfect day in the Northern Marianas on Saturday. For Gardner, picking up his first-ever XTERRA World Tour win was all about timing … as in, just in time. “I had troubles with my visa […]

XTERRA Korea

XTERRA Korea Set for August 27

XTERRA Korea has confirmed its return to Daeahn Reservoir, Wonju City the week before Japan on August 27, 2016. After a successful test event in 2015 XTERRA Korea will be the second stop on the 2016-17 XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour awarding 25 qualifying spots into the 2016 XTERRA World Championship to top amateurs in each division. […]

Olly Shaw

Olly Shaw Wins XTERRA Motatapu

After finishing runner-up the last two years at XTERRA Motatapu on the South Island of New Zealand Olly Shaw third effort saw the young Kiwi great stand atop the podium. “Stoked to break my bridesmaids tag and get my first XTERRA title!” Shaw posted to facebook shortly after the race. Combining a 2km swim, 47km Mountain Bike, […]

Middaugh Coaching Corner – Working Out With a World Champ

Our last article described the 12 strength training guidelines for endurance athletes and now we will give some examples to give you a better idea of what a strength training workout should look like. Watch the video Keep in mind that strength training is supplemental and your specific needs may be different to someone else […]

Trina Psenicnik

An XTERRA Braveheart Out West

You’ve got to be “all-in” if you want work with two-time XTERRA World Champion Lesley Paterson’s Braveheart squad. Trina Psenicnik, a 43-year-old acupuncturist from La Jolla, California, knows all about it. As a former competitive figure skater and US National Figure Skating Coach, Psenicnik was comfortable with competition side of racing, but just picked up […]

Saipan

15th XTERRA Saipan This Saturday

One of the sports most iconic races, the XTERRA Saipan Championship in the Northern Marianas, takes places on Saturday in the CNMI. For seven-time winner Renata Bucher of Switzerland its more than just a race, it’s an annual retreat to paradise to recharge her batteries and get ready for a season of racing. “Hafa adai!” […]

Boykin, Gasaway win XTERRA Thrill in the Hills Marathon

By Devin P. Quinn XTERRA Trail Running Intern On February 20th more than 500 trail running enthusiasts gathered at Fort Yargo State Park in Winder, Georgia for the 10th annual XTERRA Georgia Thrill in the Hills marathon and half-marathon. The atmosphere was electric and the conditions picture perfect, as described by race director Tim Schroer: […]

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Shaw, Gardner to Challenge for XTERRA Motatapu Title Saturday

XTERRA veteran Sam Gardner, the first Brit to ever win an XTERRA major, has taken his talents to Palmerston North, New Zealand for a new work/life adventure with his wife and kids. As such, he’s primed and ready to tackle Saturday’s iconic XTERRA Motatapu off-road triathlon on the South Island of New Zealand. “Never raced […]

Saipan

Saipan Sportsfest in Underway!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in the Northern Marianas as the Saipan Sportsfest kicks off a week of racing and frivolity in the middle of the western Pacific Ocean this Saturday at the 27th annual Tagaman road triathlon. Renata Bucher has once again returned to the island that she fell in love […]