• Kendrick Louis dives back into training with Speedo
    08 Dec 2021
    New South Wales pro surf Ironman Kendrick Louis dives back into training in the open water. Here's how his Speedo Xenon wetsuit is helping him to carry on with long swim sessions even through the winter. As a professional surf ironman the NSW lockdowns hit my training schedule pretty hard between June and October 2021. Normally I would be at...
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    Get a FREE Entry to the Lorne Pier to Pub Ocean Swim with Speedo
    11 Nov 2021
    After a disrupted 2020/2021 season, the Pier to Pub swim is going ahead for 2022 under ‘normal’ event conditions! Held in Lorne, Victoria just off the iconic Great Ocean Road, the Pier to Pub is a highlight on the ocean swim calendar being one of the largest ocean swim events in the world. Over 5,000 swimmers will take on the 1.2km...
  • Daphne Belt
    21 Oct 2021
    Daphne Belt, an 82-year-old from Littlehampton in West Sussex, charged through the finish line at Venice Ironman 70.3 in just over eight hours, setting what is suspected to be a world record for her age group.
  • Jonny Brownlee answers your questions about triathlon
    29 Jul 2021 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Jonny Brownlee is an Olympic Silver and Bronze medalist, former World Triathlon Champion and two-time World Sprint Triathlon Champion, as well as a national treasure here in the UK. Thanks to long-time sponsor adidas , we gave our community of triathletes the chance to ask Jonny anything. Here are your questions answered. Joanna Goodhead - How do...
  • Best Triathlon Wetsuits 2021
    26 May 2021 / Gabriella Burden
    Are you a seasoned triathlete looking to find your next level wetsuit or a beginner, just dipping your toe into open water swimming? Whichever stage you're at, we're here to help you. From entry-level to high-end, here are the best wetsuits of 2021. Wetsuits have come a long way in making you streamlined and they even help with your body...
  • Deep dive into cold water swimming: the kit you need
    27 Apr 2021
    Winter can be punishingly cold, but whilst pools were closed last year, many athletes have found themselves falling in love with open-water swimming. If you haven't taken the plunge yet, here's Zone3's guide to the accessories you'll need to keep the chills at bay. Just like you, we've had to make adjustments to the way we are...
  • Polar Heart Rate Monitors
    22 Mar 2021 / Damien Whinnery
    When looking for a heart rate sensor, Polar offer four great options with the Polar H10, Polar H9, Polar OH1, and Polar Verity Sense. All four heart rate monitors provide highly accurate heart rate monitoring and a fantastic array of features. Plus, each use Bluetooth Smart and ANT+, allowing you to connect to a huge variety of training devices,...
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    Introducing the new dhb Wetsuit
    02 Oct 2020
    Speed, buoyancy and a fast transition time are high on the list of any triathlete's check-list for a wetsuit. The redeveloped dhb Hydron wetsuits offer all this and more. Perfect for entry level triathletes but packed with features to also suit those more experienced, these suits are a smart choice. Speed: Using high-quality neoprene in a...
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    Challenge 2020 update - How Courtney Granger has made 2020 a bonus training year
    20 Apr 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    We caught up with Challenge ambassador Courtney Granger (in the UK) to find out how she is staying motivated to carry on training despite the cancellation of some of her target events. This blog was written on 20th April 2020. At the time of writing, UK citizens have been asked to stay at home, with exceptions for shopping, essential journeys and...
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    Josh Amberger How to Swim Like Josh Amberger
    24 Mar 2020 / Damien Whinnery
    When it comes to swimming, in the triathlon game some say he's the best. Here's Josh Amberger with a guide to his essential swim sets.