Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Ironman Champion Hillary Biscay Confirms Participation in the 26th Ultraman World Championships

Wisconsin Ironman Champion Hillary Biscay will compete in the 26th Ultraman World Championships, held November 26-28, 2010. The event consists of a grueling three-day, 320-mile (515-kilometer) individual ultra-endurance experience and takes place on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Entry is limited to only 35 participants and is by invitation only; Biscay secured one of the coveted entries based on her extensive Ironman performance resume. More at xtri.com:


Monday, September 6, 2010

Alessandro Petacchi bests Cavendish to win stage 7 of the Vuelta a Espana

Great leadout by Lampre, another powerful sprint by Ale-Jet.

Hillary Biscay at xtri.com: 3x Ironmans in 4 Weeks, Part I -- Challenge Copenhagen Race Report


Last weekend I entered the heart of my 2010 racing season: a little racing binge that will consist of three iron-distance races in four weeks. While everyone probably knows that I enjoy racing quite frequently, this particular combination of Challenge Copenhagen-Ironman Louisville-Ironman Wisconsin is the most ambitious one I have attempted yet.

It was more than a little disconcerting, then, that I found myself just two and a half weeks out from the beginning of this stint feeling far from superhuman. My legs had come back...