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The Science Behind the Bike to Run Transition

As every triathlete knows, the bike to run transition can be a son of a motherless goat. A seasoned runner can be humbled to a shuffle as muscles recalibrate to different movement patterns. In this article, we are going to explore some reasons for this...

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Transfer of Training

Transfer of training refers to how much improvement in one activity (cross-training, strength training) will have on the performance of another targeted activity. As triathletes we know that there is some transfer of training from one aerobic sport to another, but at the elite level...

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XTERRA Worlds Athlete Profile: Scott Skelton

Where do you live? I live in Ellensburg, WA. Have you raced at the  XTERRA World Championship before? I have raced in Maui twice before : 2016, 2018. What aspect of the XTERRA World Championship are you most excited or least excited about? I’m least excited about racing if it’s...

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XTERRA Worlds Athlete Profile: Robbie and Doug Day

Name: Robbie Day and Doug Day Division: 15-19 and 45-49     Where do you live?  Evergreen, CO     Have you raced at the  XTERRA World Championship before? YES, 2017 and Mudfest 2018     What aspect of the XTERRA World Championship are you most excited or least excited about? Robbie: I am the most...

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XTERRA Worlds Athlete Profile: Dwayne Dixon

Name: Dwayne Dixon Division: 30-34 Where do you live?  Raleigh, NC Have you raced at the  XTERRA World Championship before? Yes - 2016 What aspect of the XTERRA World Championship are you most excited or least excited about?   Most excited about the dry conditions this year on the bike course and the fact...

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XTERRA Worlds Athlete Profile: Branden Rakita

Name: Branden Rakita Division:  Pro/Elite Where do you live? Colorado Springs CO   Have you raced at the  XTERRA World Championship before? Yes, 12th year   What aspect of the XTERRA World Championship are you most excited or least excited about? I am excited about the new course, I think it will go through a...

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XTERRA Worlds Athlete Profile: Jordan WINar

  Name: Jordan WINar   Division: Dad’s Division and one of the younger 35-39 Age-Groupers (still 34 until October 18th)   Where do you live? Just outside of Austin, Texas (Spicewood, TX)   Have you raced at the XTERRA World Chamionship before? Only once back in 2017, my Cinderella rookie season.   What aspect of...

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XTERRA Worlds Athlete Profile: Ray Makela

  Name: Ray Makela Division: 55-59   Where do you live? Redmond, Washington just outside of Seattle   Have you raced at the  XTERRA World Championship before? No, first time.   What aspect of the XTERRA World Championship are you most excited or least excited about? Most excited about racing with exceptional athletes from around the world. Least...

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