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GIANNIS PSARELIS, Marathon Coach

A competitive athlete for many years, Giannis Psarelis says, “After many years as an athlete and coach, sports participation becomes more and more a private procedure.” Through his competition years, Giannis completed more than 200 triathlon races and 150 running races.  Now that he is no longer competing, Giannis runs several times per week. He enjoys running […]

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Diana Riesler: ‘The medal from Gdynia has got a special place at my home’

Diana Riesler: ‘The medal from Gdynia has got a special place at my home’   Diana, you are coming back to Herbalife IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia to defend your last year’s title. How do you remember that race? Gdynia was a great experience for me. Not only because of winning my first IRONMAN 70.3 title. It […]

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Tony Martin : “Total physical and mental endurance from start to finish”

Tony Martin : An exclusive Interview. Tony is a former Royal Engineer, Army Commando, EOD (bomb disposal) serviceman who spent 12 years in the service. He is an experienced Arctic survival trainer and has taken part in expeditions in Sahara, Mongolia, Jungles of Belize, the Aturi Rain Forests in the Congo Basin and many other […]

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James Chronis (GRE)- An Exclusive Interview

  From 26th of August 2014 James Chronis a Greek- Australian talented Triathlete will represent Greece in ITU and other International Triathlon Events. We have asked him prior to answer some questions to introduce himself. My father, Dennis was born to Greek immigrant parents who travelled and settled in Australia in 1955. Both my Grandfather […]

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Helle Frederiksen : An exclusive interview

Helle Frederiksen : An exclusive interview

Helle was born in Holstebro, Denmark in 1981. She was involved with sports at the age of 5 which was swimming. At the age of 12 she came on the national team in swimming. She was on the national team in 7 years before she stopped my career in swimming. It took her 6 years […]

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Triathlon Lifestyle : Katerina Alevizaki

Triathlon World : Where are you living: Katerina Alevizaki : I have been living in New York for the past 15 years now. Nevertheless, I was born and raised in Athens, Greece and consider myself Greek and i am lucky enough to be able to spend two months every summer in Greece.   Triathlon World […]

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T4H (Tri- ing for Humanity)- Terry Lampropoulos : An exclusive interview.

Tri-ing for Humanity (T4H) is a simple group whose ultimate mission is to raise funds for as many charities as possible.  Every year this small group will choose one charity and raise as much money as possible for them.  In 2012 the charity of choice was the SickKids Foundation and in 2013 the charity will be […]

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High Performance New Zealand : Exclusive Interview

Text & Interview : Giannis Psarelis. Sport in international level is extremely competitive. In order to be successful a team or an athlete needs to train hard but also to have access to excellent sport facilities and to have the support of medical staff and sport scientists. We will present the best high performance centers […]

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Gwen Jorgensen (USA) : Exclusive Interview.

  Exclusive Interview Interview : Giannis Psarelis (February 2012) Triathlon World : There are many people that follow the triathlon elite scene but didn’t know anything about you until the moment that you’ ve earned a podium place and your Olympic spot at ITU WS in London. Could you please introduce yourself : when did […]

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Michelle Dillon (Australia &UK) : Exclusive Interview.

Michelle was first involved with sport at a young age when she discovered her love for running at primary school only 11 years old. She would race the other students both boys and girls and beat them all in track and cross country running events. She continued to race all distances from 800, through to […]

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Lucas Verzbicas (USA) – The next big thing : An exclusive interview.

Lucas Verzbicas (USA) : The Next Big Thing in Triathlon Introduction Lucas was born on  January 6, 1993, in Kaunas, Lithuania. He moved to the US with his mother and stepfather at age nine. The family lived in Orland Park, Illinois where Verzbicas attended Carl Sandburg High School, graduating in May 2011. Lucas  graduated at […]

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Danish Olympian Helle Frederiksen Targets Rev3 Tri Series for 2013

Danish London 2012 Olympic Triathlete Helle Frederiksen has chosen a new direction for the 2013 triathlon season. Helle Frederiksen, a professional triathlete who has competed in 55 ITU competitions since 2006, recently separated herself from the Danish Triathlon funding program in order to seek new international opportunities.  Helle Frederiksen, 27th in the London Olympic Games and […]

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Jordan Rapp : 2012 Long distance World Champion on an exclusive interview

At the 6th issue of our digital magazine (greek edition) and second of the english edition we have the honour to present  an exclusive interview from the athlete who “almost died” and only one year after he has many chances to win the World Ironman Championships in  Hawaii, altough this year Kona it’s not one […]

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Emma Jackson : Next Olympic and World Champion on an exclusive interview

Triathlon experts all around the world agree that Emma Jackson will be next Olympic and World Champion. The question is when?  In case that the Australian coaches/ selectors include her at 2012 Olympic Team then we consider her -next year she is expected to be further improved-  as the biggest favorite for the gold medal. […]

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Kate Allen : An exclusive interview

1.      Your win at the Athens Olympic Games was a huge surprise for most of triathlon journalists. Do you think that the hilly course at the bike section was the critical factor in order to beat all the favorites or at this level anyone can win ?  Do you think that you could win even […]

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Helle Frederiksen :New beginnings and new opportunities

For the 2013 triathlon season I have made the decision to opt out of the Team Danmark funding system. Triathlon is booming and opportunities are out there. I need a set up that allows me to be a part of this fantastic development. I have chosen to follow my own path instead of a path […]

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Triathlon Best Coaches Special : Dave Williams

We continue the presentation of the best endurance coaches by presenting Dave Williams. Dave Williams is the coach of Loukia Lili, who lives and trains in the USA. We feel very honoured that a very talented and experienced coach like Mr. Williams gives an exclusive interview to our triathlon digital magazine. Dave Williams has served […]

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Helle Frederiksen : message to her fans

On successful completion of my degree I made the sacrifice and commitment to reach the London 2012 Olympics. Since 2008 this has been my ultimate goal, certainly not my only goal but definitely the main one.” Closing out a four journey at the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. No better way to reassure […]

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Lance Armstrong’s Statement of August 23, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas – August 23rd, 2012 – There comes a point in every man’s life when he has to say, “Enough is enough.” For me, that time is now. I have been dealing with claims that I cheated and had an unfair advantage in winning my seven Tours since 1999. Over the past three years, […]

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Eddy Alexiou : Most Committed triathlete

Eddy Alexiou was voted from the coaches of our club (Athens Triathlon Team) as the most committed triathlete of the Month (May 2012). He is fully dedicated to his sport goals without neglecting his business and family.   Triathlon World : When did you first start get involved in Triathlon? Eddy Alexiou : I got […]

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Brendan Sexton

The Australian Olympic triathlon men’s team was announced by the AOC and I’m more than thrilled that my name was on the 3 person list alongside Brad Kahlefeldt and Courtney Atkinson, two athletes I have attempted to imitate in achievement since I was a junior. I knew I was to be nominated to the AOC […]

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Lukas Verzbicas

From www.usatriathlon.org First-year elite Lukas Verzbicas, the reigning ITU Junior World Champion, used his well-known prowess on the run to pull away from the field and earn his first career professional victory at last weekend’s Dallas ITU Pan American Cup. USA Triathlon recently caught up with the 19-year-old to get an update on his rookie […]

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Mackenzie Madison : An Ironman rising star

An exclusive interview to Giannis Psarelis Triathlon World : When did you start sport and triathlon? Mackenzie Madison :  I was mostly involved with music and dancing for 9 years. I played piano/ clarinet for 7… I was not involved with anything athletic. It wasn’t that I actually disliked sports, it was that I was […]

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Cancellara: “I’ll be back!”

Fabian Cancellara spoke with the press today in the Crossklinik in Basel, Switzerland, where he underwent surgical treatment following his crash in the Tour of Flanders last Sunday. At the start of the press conference, team doctor Andreas Gösele explained to the press how the four-part fracture of Cancellara’s right collarbone (picture above) was treated […]

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Best Coaches Special : Joel Filliol

Joel Filliol is one of triathlon’s most experienced and successful professional coaches. He has been involved in endurance sport since 1989 both as an athlete and coach. As an athlete Joel has competed in over 100 triathlon and multisport events and represented Canada at World Championships in Triathlon and Duathlon. As a coach he has […]

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Best Coaches special : Richard Allen

  An exclusive interview at TriathlonWorld Triathlon World : You were an elite athlete and right now you are a coach. What kind of coaching services do you offer? How an athlete from Greece could contact you? Richard Allen : I am still very much a Pro/Elite Triathlete and now race the Ironman 70.3 distance […]

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Helle Frederiksen : “Discipline, Belief and Self Control”

It has been a little while since I have really sat down and got my head on an ‘educational’ blog post. I enjoy writing these blogs as it is, from similar blogs, I learn. I have learnt many things during my months down here at Club La Santa. Importantly I have gained a big understanding of […]

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Best Coaches special : Michelle Dillon (GBR) on an exclusive interview.

Michelle was an elite triathlete and has won the Triathlon European Championships in 2001. She was 6th at the 2004 Athens Olympic Gamesand  she was 3rd at the 2002 Triathlon World Championships in Cancun. Michelle was an elite runner prior to her triathlon career. Her PR for the 10km is31:40 (!!!). She has won the 220 magazine award in […]

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Triathlon Best Coaches Special : An exclusive interview with Joel Filliol

At our next issue we will present an exclusive interview from Joel Filliol who is one of triathlon’s most experienced and successful professional coaches. He has been involved in endurance sport since 1989 both as an athlete and coach. As an athlete Joel has competed in over 100 triathlon and multisport events and represented Canada at […]

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Richard Allen (UK) on an exclusive interview at the 7th issue of our magazine (3rd issue of the English version)

Richard Allen was 5 times British  champion (Olympic distance) and a world class triathlete & duathlete. He has decided to retire on 2006 due to an injury. Following the sad passing of a young girl call Ellis Harriet Clark, he was inspired to make a comeback. His comeback is very successful with excellent results at […]

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USA Triathlon : An exclusive interview with Steve Kelley, Atheletes Development Coordinator

At the next issue of our digital magazine (6th issue of the Greek version and second of the English version) we will present an exclusive interview of Steve Kelley, who is the athletes development coordinator for USA Triathlon. USA Triathlon is the National Governing Body for Triathlon at the USA. Triathlon at the USA develops […]

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Emma Jackson : Next Olympic and World Champion on an exclusive interview to TriathlonWorld

Triathlon experts all around the world agree that Emma Jackson will be next Olympic and World Champion. The question is when?  In case that the Australian coaches/ selectors include her at 2012 Olympic Team then we consider her -next year she is expected to be further improved-  as the biggest favorite for the gold medal. […]

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Greg Bennett : An exclusive interview

TriathlonWorld : European elite triathletes are preparing for a season  that starts in May and ends in September/ October. Australian athletes seem to have two seasons per year. Could you please explain how is the situation and how the existence of two racing seasons per year changes your training schedule? Australians athletes are lucky because […]

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Helle Frederiksen : An exclusive interview

Helle was born in Holstebro, Denmark in 1981. She was involved with sports at the age of 5 which was swimming. At the age of 12 she came on the national team in swimming. She was on the national team in 7 years before she stopped my career in swimming. It took her 6 years […]

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Jordan Rapp (USA):The 2012 LD World Champion on an exclusive interview.

At the 6th issue of our digital magazine (greek edition) and second of the english edition we’ ll have the honour to present  an exclusive interview from the athlete who “almost died” and only one year after he has many chances to win the World Ironman Championships in  Hawaii, altough this year Kona it’s not […]

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2011 Duathlon World Champions to be crowned in Gijon

It’s time for the run-bike-run to take centre stage in Spain this weekend, at the 2011 ITU Gijon Duathlon World Championships. The elite men’s and women’s world duathlon championships have attracted big fields, but this Spanish coastal city will also host the junior, U23 men’s and women’s races, age-group sprint and regular distance, as well […]

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Helle Frederiksen (DEN) : “I don’t want to go to London to make up the numbers…”

At the next issue of our digital triathlon magazine   Helle Frederiksen from Denmark will appear on an exclusive interview. Helle is an elite athlete but also a sport scientist. She is training under the supervision of Michael Krueger, who was the coach of Rasmus Henning the last fifteen years. She reveals her training secrets and […]

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Helle Frederiksen : A sport scientist & an elite athlete

Triathlon World differentiates itself from other triathlon magazines as it has a training orientation (and of course the unique minimal layout) . That’s the reason why we are trying to interview athletes that they have a strong & unique training philosophy. Denmark is a unique country as it’s a small nation that has produced many […]

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What it takes to be gold medallist in Triathlon at the Olympic Games?

To be an Olympic Gold medalist in any sport is something very special. But to win the gold medal in Triathlon, meaning the new sports era “decathlon”,  it means that you are the most complete athlete on this planet. But what it takes to win this medal.  You must very talented, no doubt about it. […]

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Kate Allen : Athens 2004 Olympic Games winner share her secrets

Kate Allen won the Gold medal at the triathlon event of 2004 Olympic Games. Her win was a suprise even for the triathlon experts. At our next issue of our digital magazine we have the honour to present an exclusive interview with her. Kate Allen shares her secrets and explains in details all her training […]

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