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Javier Gomez Noya

Triathlon

Gomez finished 2007 ranked no. 1 in the world, and was crowned BG Triathlon World Cup Series champion. It was the second straight overall title for Gomez, an award that earned him a $40,000 bonus in 2007. At one point he finished on the podium in 15 straight races, and he has won nine World Cup events. The all-time record for World Cup victories is 11, by Canada’s Simon Whitfield. Gomez has had to battle his own government’s sport governing body, which forced him to lose his international sporting license. According to Reuters, Spain rescinded the document in 2000 due to what he termed an abnormal heart valve. It took him until 2003 to win back the license with the h...

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Recent Triathlon News

  • Feeling the Heat: Sebastian Kienle and Leanda Cave Survive Scorching Las Vegas Temperatures to Win Ironman 70.3 World Championship

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    Posted over 1 year ago by John Ohail

    With temperatures reaching upwards of 100 degrees in the Nevada desert, the world’s best triathletes took to the course with their eyes on the Ironman 70.3 World Championship. Germany’s Sebastian Kienle thinks he surprised a field of projected favorites, but runner up Craig Alexander seemed completely confident that Kienle deserved his title. Kienle broke away from the lead pack early in the bike portion of the race, citing it as the only way he was going to beat the stacked men’s field. Mission accomplished. On the women’s side Great Britain’s Leanda Cave conquered a world-class field of her own. Overcoming some early-year set backs, Cave dominated a stacked list of international competitors to claim the women’s Ironman 70.3 World Championship.

  • Javier Gomez Noya and Lisa Norden Top Hy-Vee Triathlon in Des Moines, Iowa

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    Posted over 1 year ago by John Ohail

    One thing Spain’s Javier Gomez Noya and Sweden’s Lisa Norden have in common: they both just missed out on the top spot this summer in London. Another thing they now have in common: they both became a whole lot richer after winning the Hy-Vee Triathlon in Des Moines, Iowa this weekend. The Hy-Vee is known as the largest purse in international triathlon competition and both athletes secured wins in the 5150 U.S. Championship Elite Cup division on Sunday.

  • Beach Bods: Celebrities Train and Sweat at ‘Learn to Ride’ Miami, Muscle Milk and Subaru Power Sessions

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    Posted over 1 year ago by Andrew De Lara

    Chrissie Wellington is more than used to the extreme pain associated with the infamous Ironman race in Kona. In other words, she makes pretty much everyone else look like a whimp. So it was literally a walk in the park when Oakley’s four-time World Champion instructed celebrities in some physical activities at the brand’s latest ‘Learn to Ride’ event at South Beach in Miami late July. Joining O pro surfer Erica Hosseini, SUPcore (Stand Up Paddleboard fitness program) creator Noelle Kozak, O Wakeboarder Amber Wing and elite trainers like Paul Hinicker (trains Olympian Gretchen Bleiler), the British Triathlon legend partook in two days of exclusive fitness instruction for multiple celebrity guests. From Dancing With the Stars’ Karina Smirnoff, CoverGirl and Entourage star Dania Ramirez to Real Housewives of Miami stars Marysol Patton/Christina Rice, some of showbiz’s gals suited up in Oakley’s high tech performance apparel – putting their fresh threads to the test in some gruelingly f...

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