| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Even though his season ended after a horrifying bicycle crash in July, Lukas Verzbicas was named Thursday as USA Triathlon’s 2012 rookie of the year.
The Sandburg High School graduate, who now lives in Colorado Springs, has made a stunning...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Chicago’s tenure as the U.S. capital of elite triathlon racing probably will extend through 2018.
As first reported Thursday on chicagotribune.com, Chicago has been designated host of an International Triathlon Union World Triathlon Series event...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Steve Otten does not think about qualifying for the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
Not this Sunday, when the 30-year-old financial adviser from Ellicott City participates for the second straight year in the EnduraFit Ironman 70.3...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:20 PM
Instead of attending her senior prom, Newport Harbor High senior Kelsey Christensen competed in the Ironman 70.3 Hawaii triathlon on June 1.
Christensen, an 18-year-old and 2013 top-15 graduate at Newport Harbor, was the youngest female participant in...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Local ties prevalent in LXM, Adrenaline games
Sam Bradman (Salisbury) scored a game-best five goals, and Team STX rallied to a 14-13 win over Maverik United in the LXM Pro Tour lacrosse season opener Saturday at Orange Coast College in Orange...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Shortly after Matt Ancona started running to lose weight, his competitive nature kicked in. He ran a marathon, then a triathlon, and within three years he had completed an Ironman triathlon. Hoping to get faster, he sometimes trained for 20 to 25 hours...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Robert Vigorito knew he had changed some lives over the years since he helped start the Columbia Triathlon in 1984. He transformed an inaugural event that attracted fewer than 100 competitors into one of the top triathlons in the country with as many as...
| May 11, 2013
| 10:19 PM
Greg O’Donnell was born in Muskegon, a city in the western part of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, but, as a self-described “snowbird,” he divides his year between the Imperial Valley and Nevada. At 61 years old, one might think that...
| Dec 21, 2012
Army veteran Melissa Stockwell has one strong, healthy leg. The other is a scarred, 6-inch stump that she has proudly nicknamed "Little Leg."
The Bucktown woman throws birthday parties for this shortened limb, always dresses it in her favorite colors...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Geneva's Ben Kanute won both the Olympic distance and sprint races at the Collegiate Triathlon Championships this weekend in Tempe, Arizona.
Kanute, 20, a sophomore at the University of Arizona, also had the fastest leg in the mixed team relay.
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Triathlon is Saturday
The inaugural Huntington Beach Triathlon will take place Saturday.
The event is a sprint distance triathlon that is comprised of a one-half mile swim, 10-mile bike course, and 2.5-mile beach run.
The triathlon will start at 8 a.m....