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220 Triathlon

Spring 2019

220 Triathlon is the UK’s No.1 selling Triathlon magazine and brings together all the finest elements of the world’s fastest growing sport in a visually stunning and practical format.

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from the editor...

With a focus on speed this issue, we’ve been looking at all the different things that can make you faster. Luckily you’re triathletes, so there are a whole lot of them to pick from... Whether you think training is king (after all, there’s no point trying to power a top-end bike with legs that are more bargain basement), or whether you think the power of the mind will give you the edge (remember Chrissie Wellington’s famous mantras?) you’d be right. Then of course there’s the endless gear buys that can help you shave minutes off that PB – and look like a pro in your race pics too, naturally. Finally, don’t underestimate the many small tactical moves that can help you on race day. Turn to p41 to find…

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things you shouldn’t miss this month

TRAIN SLOW, RACE FASTThe 80/20 theory of training is well-proven, but what does it mean for you and how do you do it? Turn to p32 for all the info you need. PRO SPEED SECRETSLearn from the best this year (p55) as elites Georgia Taylor-Brown, Ali & Jonny Brownlee and David McNamee share their tips. CHALLENGE DAYTONAWe sent one of our writers to experience tri in the fast lane (p116) as the new race circuit-based race launches – with a few surprises.…

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the best triathlon kit reviews

We take gear testing seriously – you need to know that the kit you buy will help you reach your goals in all three disciplines and work as hard as you on race day. Our test team is made up of experienced triathletes, cyclists and runners who test each product that appears in 220 to the max during training and racing, rating it honestly for performance and value. JACK SEXTY A triathlete since blowing his student loan on a bike, sub-2hr Olympic athlete Jack moved to Ironman at Lanzarote in 2016. Ultimate race-day tip? “Scout out transition. If it’s on a hill, muddy or around a tight corner then a flying mount might not work!” HELEN WEBSTER 220’s editor made the move from marathons…

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want more?

VISIT 220TRIATHLON.COM OFF-SEASON TRI DESTINATIONSMissing your wetsuit and running low on vitamin D? We size up the best winter sun destinations for triathletes, from the Algarve to the Azores, Lanza to Tenerife, at 220triathlon.com. DOWNLOAD THE DIGITAL EDITION ENJOY YOUR FAVOURITE MAGAZINE ON YOUR TABLETGet all the great advice and expert reviews from the print version of your favourite tri magazine on our digital edition. FOLLOW 220 @220Triathlon /220Triathlon @220triathlon …

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the big pic

Challenge Wanaka is New Zealand’s largest tri festival, welcoming over 2,500 athletes every year. It features one of the world’s most honest middle-distance courses set against the stunning alpine backdrop of the Southern Alps and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area. (GETTY IMAGES) Czech athlete Radka Kahlefeldt en route to the Ironman 70.3 Geelong win on 16 Feb in 4:09:55. (If the name sounds familiar, she’s married to former ITU star Brad.) Javier Gomez took the men’s title on debut to secure his spot at the 2019 70.3 Worlds in Nice on 7 Sep. (DELLY CARR) A furry local soaks up the rays before the start of the ITU Cape Town World Cup. Commonwealth champ Henri Schoeman was hoping to take hometown honours, but GB’s Alex Yee decided…

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slow road for stanford

TIM HEMING Cutting through the spin of tri to address the issues that matter, Tim is a sports journalist who has written extensively on triathlon for the national press. “Filliol rarely starts coaching before 8am because of how he values sleep for recovery” Non Stanford was just 3secs from an Olympic medal. Defeated by training partner Vicky Holland in a dramatic sprint finish in the Rio Olympics, it was a cruel blow, but not the first nor the last of a string of frustrations since a surprise senior world championship success in 2013.Over the intervening years, the Welsh triathlete, who is to many the most graceful runner competing in short-course racing, has gone from one injury setback to the next, to the point where she was…