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For the first time, the country where the Olympic spirit was born will host an IRONMAN 70.3 race!

Press Release. Greece conjures up images of sandy beaches under blue skies, fresh and nourishing cuisine, and whitewashed houses. It is also the country where the Olympic spirit was born, ...

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Life in Athens Triathlon Team

When joining Athens Triathlon Team, you will receive, as we all do, a detailed training plan, in accordance to the latest scientific advances in athletics, coaching and psychology of sports, adapted to you daily schedule. And surely, you can have your training program and train alone as much as you want, but the true advantage […]

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For the first time, the country where the Olympic spirit was born will host an IRONMAN 70.3

Greece conjures up images of sandy beaches under blue skies, fresh and nourishing cuisine, and whitewashed houses. It is also the country where the Olympic spirit was born, making it a fitting host for a triathlon. IRONMAN 70.3 Greece, Costa Navarino will take place in April, with the pleasant temperatures of spring bringing the ideal […]

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The Championship 2018 Confirms €150,000 Prize Purse

Posted on: 13 October 2017 CHALLENGEFAMILY is delighted to announce that, in addition to THECHAMPIONSHIP 2018 being held in the same spectacular venue x-bionic® sphere, it will offer a prize purse of €150,000. The 2017 middle-distance championship race, in which athletes from 57 countries competed, offered equal prize money for male and female athletes: 1st place: €30,000 (male/female) […]

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Ventum is the Official Bike Sponsor of the 2017 IRONMAN World Championship in Kona.

No downtube. No seatstays. No competition. We create the ultimate triathlon racing bicycles using technology from fighter jets and Formula One race cars. Ventum Z The Ventum Z uses the same patented frame design as the Ventum One with an integrated 1.4 liter water bottle. The Ventum frame is paired with a 3T fork and […]

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Super League Jersey: FULL Men’s Race Day 1 Triple Mix

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How important is the kicking in triathlon?

Text/Author :Giannis Psarelis  There is a wrong impression that has been spread all over the triathlon world that triathletes don’t need to kick as they have to save the legs for later into racing and that they don’t need to precise kicking in training. It’s also assumed that triathletes have excellent kicking as they have […]

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Coaching Female athletes

Text/ Author :Giannis Psarelis When I have started to coach in a full time basis I was very worried about my coaching ability to coach female athletes. I was worried whether I would be able to understand their special needs, whether I could have the patience to cover their psychological needs,…  Prior to my professional […]

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Sports Psychology: Extrinsic & Intrinsic motivation

Author :Giannis Psarelis Sport psychologists split the motivation sources in extrinsic and intrinsic. As ecxtrinsic motivation we refer to reinforcements – positive or negative- coming from our environment, usually coming from other people. But motivation may come also from ourselves and tjhis procedure is called intrinsic motivation. Extrinsic motivation To give a definition we could […]

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Challenge Almere: More popular than ever

CHALLENGEALMERE-AMSTERDAM organizes the oldest long distance triathlon of Europe on 9 September 2017. The European Triathlon Union (ETU) and CHALLENGEFAMILY have granted Almere the European Championship. Dutch athletes, however, also have a chance to be crowned as Dutch Champions during this classic race. The long distance triathlon consists of a 3,8 km swim course in […]

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Triathlon

From wikipedia.org – A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines.[1] While many variations of the sport exist, triathlon, in its most popular form, involves swimming, cycling, and running in immediate succession over various distances. Triathletes compete for fastest overall course completion time, including timed “transitions” between […]

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Athens Classic Marathon: Registrations in the 10km & 5km Morning Road Race have nearly closed!

An amazing response by runners who are to participate in the greatest running event of Greece was witnessed earlier today. Registrations for the 10km & 5km Morning Road Races closed only a few hours after opening and six months before the Athens Marathon event to be held on 12 November 2017. Ιn less than four […]

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Super League Hamilton Island Day 1 Triple Mix

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Triathlon (swim- bike – run) and Multi sports races in Greece, 2017

2017 Triathlon Races 23/04/2017, Triathlon, Oropos, “Energy Triathlon Attiki 2017” (Distance : Sprint + Semilong) http://www.energyraces.gr/ 29/04/2017, Triathlon, Rhodes, “Oceanlava Rhodes sprint distance” (Distance: Sprint) http://www.apollontriathlon.gr/ 29-30/04/2017, Triathlon, off-road, Vouliagmeni, “XTERRA Greece Championship” (Distances: Full – Sprint) http://www.xterragreece.com/ 05/05/17, Triathlon, Spetses, “5th Spetsathlon” (Distances: Sprint & Olympic+), www.spetsathlon.com 13-14/05/17, Triathlon, Katerini, “4th AlmiraMan” (Distances: Sprint […]

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Open Water Swimming Race in Oitylo Bay, Mani (Laconia)

WayOut Adventures and Oceanman with the contribution of Mani Water Sports are organizing for the first time in Greece and specifically in the idyllic Oitylo bay, in the heart of Mani, the first international Open Water Competition OCEANMAN GREECE OITYLO BAY. Swimmers of more than 20 nationalities take part in OCEANMAN races, which maintain a […]

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Athens Triathlon Team : Facts & Figures

Athens Triathlon Team is the most Successful and better organized triathlon team in Greece: More than 250 podium places in Triathlon races the last 5 years There are 10 different athletes, members of the team, that have achieved to win the general classification of a triathlon race. There are 15 different athletes, members of our […]

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Super League Triathlon is here

Singapore (February 10, 2017) – Super League Triathlon has today been unveiled as the future of triathlon with huge prize money, superstar fields and action-packed racing formats that provide pulse-pounding action and an unparalleled spectator experience.   The world’s best triathletes including two-time Olympic gold medallist Alistair Brownlee (GBR), dual Olympic medallist Jonathan Brownlee (GBR), […]

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The Moment is coming

Glasgow and Berlin will co-host the inaugural European Championships in August 2018, bringing together the existing championships of seven of Europe’s leading sports into one coordinated, exciting multi-sport event. Aquatics, cycling, gymnastics, golf, rowing and triathlon will be held in Scotland, with the German capital hosting the athletics. The 2018 European Championships Board has finalised […]

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Okeanos Masters International Meeting 2017

AO OKEANOS swimming club organizes the 1st International MASTER Swimming Meeting which is the major event of the 3rd Greek Masters Swimming Series (GMA swimming series) under the supervision of the Hellenic Swimming Federation. The meeting will take place at the Olympic Athletic Center of Athens OAKA (Spyrou Loui 37, Maroussi 15123) on the following […]

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Triple Win for On

On wins ISPO Product of the Year Award for 2017/18, Gold for best Performance Shoe and recognition for the new On Performance Running Gear.   MUNICH, Germany – January 30th, 2017 – The Swiss Sports Company On wins the prestigious Product of the Year Award at ISPO, the international sporting goods trade-fair, for the Cloudflash […]

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Peter Sagan crowned UCI WorldTour number one

After an already outstanding season, including 13 wins, 10 of which came in WorldTour classed races, Peter Sagan has cemented his spot as the UCI WorldTour number one ranked rider. Having an almost unsurmountable lead going into the final WorldTour race of the season, the title was confirmed after Saturday’s Il Lombardia. The accolade is […]

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