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#Triathlon

'You don't walk into an 80 grand job... That's a hard thing for an athlete to take'

In part three of our series, Olympian Gavin Noble discusses his transition away from high-level sport.

From The42 British duo disqualified from Olympic qualification race for crossing line together Disaster

British duo disqualified from Olympic qualification race for crossing line together

Jess Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown won’t be doing this again.

From The42 'I was watching these girls on TV this time last year. Suddenly, you're up on the podium beside them' 2020 Vision

'I was watching these girls on TV this time last year. Suddenly, you're up on the podium beside them'

It’s been a remarkable rise to the top for leading Irish triathlete Carolyn Hayes, whose Olympic dream is well and truly alive.

From The42 'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying' Pain

'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying'

Eileen Ring reflects on a difficult few years after a life-altering incident in November 2013.

From The42 Chasing Kona: From 60-a-day smoker to elite Ironman Making A Change

Chasing Kona: From 60-a-day smoker to elite Ironman

Dubliner Rob Cummins gave up smoking at 27 and rose to the top of one of the world’s toughest endurance sports.

From The42 World Cup silver for Ireland as White produces career-best performance Podium Finish

World Cup silver for Ireland as White produces career-best performance

The 26-year-old becomes just the third Irish triathlete to achieve a World Cup podium finish.

From The42 Quiz: Can you guess which of these celebrities have completed a triathlon? Endurance

Quiz: Can you guess which of these celebrities have completed a triathlon?

We test your knowledge on the well-known personalities who have pushed themselves to the limit.

From The42 'I never like to use that word sacrifice. It's a choice' Huphup

'I never like to use that word sacrifice. It's a choice'

Former Olympian Gavin Noble is part of the duo behind HupHup, a coaching team hoping to help Irish athletes reach an elite level.

From The42 Getting fitted! The kit you need when training for your first triathlon, and what you don't need Follow Journeys

Getting fitted! The kit you need when training for your first triathlon, and what you don't need

We got some expert advice from Rob Cummins out at Wheelworx.

From The42 A million questions without any reassuring answers - the first step into the unknown Follow Journeys

A million questions without any reassuring answers - the first step into the unknown

As Ryan Bailey begins his fitness journey, former triathlete Bryan Keane is on hand to offer some expert advice.

From The42 Training for a triathlon? Here's a 5-step stretching routine to help with the cycling leg Training

Training for a triathlon? Here's a 5-step stretching routine to help with the cycling leg

Muscle pulls are a disaster and this will help you avoid them.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies attempting to swim the English Channel RIP

Man dies attempting to swim the English Channel

Douglas Waymark was taking part in the Enduroman triathlon.

'I'm a fighter, but this fight got me' - Irish Olympian Reid calls time on her career

The triathlete has announced she is retiring from the sport due to injuries.

WATCH: Jonny Brownlee dragged to finish by brother Alastair in dramatic World Triathlon finale

After Jonny Brownlee’s legs gave out with 700m left, Alastair Bronwlee made sure his brother reached the finish in Mexico.

From The42 Triathlete who was knocked off bike by Phoenix Park stag qualifies for World Championships Stag Party

Triathlete who was knocked off bike by Phoenix Park stag qualifies for World Championships

Shane O’Reilly is nursing a badly bruised shoulder but he received some good news today.

From The42 Aileen Reid finishes 21st in the Olympic triathlon Triathlon

Aileen Reid finishes 21st in the Olympic triathlon

American Gwen Jorgensen pulled away on the run to take gold.

From The42 Gold and silver for Brownlee brothers in men's triathlon as Keane finishes in 40th Brothers In Arms

Gold and silver for Brownlee brothers in men's triathlon as Keane finishes in 40th

Alistair had six seconds to spare over his younger brother Jonathan on a challenging Rio course.

From The42 People 'aren't aware' how tough it is to get to the Olympics, so we asked an Olympian Getting It Straight

People 'aren't aware' how tough it is to get to the Olympics, so we asked an Olympian

Triathlete Gavin Noble recalls how much work goes into making it to an Olympic Games.

From The42 17-year-old Edgar storms to national sprint distance triathlon title Triple Threat

17-year-old Edgar storms to national sprint distance triathlon title

Carolyn Hayes dug deep to defend her title in the women’s race.

From The42 National triathlon wins for Tighe and Mintern at the Hell of the West Triathlon

National triathlon wins for Tighe and Mintern at the Hell of the West

There was a big crowd out to support the athletes.

From The42 'I've learnt to deal with those situations. If something is said or written I don't get as upset by it' Road To Rio

'I've learnt to deal with those situations. If something is said or written I don't get as upset by it'

After the heartbreak of London, Aileen Reid believes she’s better equipped to deal with the pressure of an Olympic Games in Rio.

From The42 Cork's Bryan Keane seals his first Olympic triathlon spot with strong finish in Japan ... Tri Tri Again

Cork's Bryan Keane seals his first Olympic triathlon spot with strong finish in Japan

A horrible injury prevented him from making the grade for London, but he carved his way up to 20th today with a powerful run.

From The42 Swim, run and cycle - what does it take to be a professional triathlete? A Day In The Life

Swim, run and cycle - what does it take to be a professional triathlete?

Russell White is one of Ireland’s leading triathletes and his daily routine is, as you would expect, strenuous.

From The42 French Olympian, 31, dies suddenly in sleep RIP

French Olympian, 31, dies suddenly in sleep

Laurent Vidal finished fifth in the men’s triathlon in the London Olympic Games.

From The42 'Now was the time to do it': Triathlon star Reid making one big change ahead of the Olympics Back To The Future

'Now was the time to do it': Triathlon star Reid making one big change ahead of the Olympics

Reid, 33, is going back to the way things used to be.

From The42 9 of our favourite images from another busy week of sport Say Cheese This post contains images

9 of our favourite images from another busy week of sport

All the action from a different angle.

From TheJournal.ie Body found in search for man who went missing during triathlon swim Kent

Body found in search for man who went missing during triathlon swim

Paul Gallihawk was competing in his first triathlon.

From The42 'It will be special' - the biggest endurance race in the world is in Dublin this weekend Ironman

'It will be special' - the biggest endurance race in the world is in Dublin this weekend

2,600 athletes from all over the world will be on the start line for Ironman 70.3 Dublin on Sunday morning.

From The42 3 cool outdoor fitness events to try this summer Fitness

3 cool outdoor fitness events to try this summer

Why not make the most of the good weather?

From The42 Ireland's Aileen Reid got a 'reality check' at the European Games today Baku

Ireland's Aileen Reid got a 'reality check' at the European Games today

The Derry woman fell in to a chasing pack that didn’t want to chase Olympic champ Nicola Sprig.

From The42 Three very simple ways to make you (even) faster at triathlons Fitness

Three very simple ways to make you (even) faster at triathlons

Triathlon Ireland High Performance coach Lynne Algar on her top Tri- tips.

From The42 The ultimate beginner’s guide to taking up Triathlon Triathlon 101

The ultimate beginner’s guide to taking up Triathlon

Here’s everything you need to know to get on the road. Or water.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: What’s with all the extreme fitness challenges? Endurance

Opinion: What’s with all the extreme fitness challenges?

Endurance challenges are becoming more commonplace, but what are we trying to prove?

From The42 10 steps to help you get through your first triathlon Give It A Tri

10 steps to help you get through your first triathlon

If you’re serious about performing well across three disciplines come this way.

From The42 ‘I was unemployed and triathlon was the only thing I had’ Interview

‘I was unemployed and triathlon was the only thing I had’

We chat to Irish-based Czech athlete Tamara Maxantova about competing in the World Championships next month.

From The42 Two Cork men embarking on 2,068km triathlon around Ireland to raise cancer research funds Endurance Challenge

Two Cork men embarking on 2,068km triathlon around Ireland to raise cancer research funds

James Colbert and Sean Buckley were spurred into action following the sad passing of John Buckley, Sean’s father.

From The42 How triathlon participation in Ireland grew by 120% in 5 years Interview

How triathlon participation in Ireland grew by 120% in 5 years

Scott Graham tells us about the success of this increasingly popular activity and his hopes for its future.

From The42 Triathlon: Reid into World Series top 10 after strong finish in Japan Yokohama This post contains videos

Triathlon: Reid into World Series top 10 after strong finish in Japan

Meanwhile, Bryan Keane ended up well short of Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee in the men’s race.

From The42 9 alternative sports to try out this summer It's In The Game

9 alternative sports to try out this summer

With the sun shining, there’s no excuse not to get out and try something new.

From The42 'I wanted to be that person, standing in the ring' - Aileen Reid on inspirational Katie Taylor Medal Hopes

'I wanted to be that person, standing in the ring' - Aileen Reid on inspirational Katie Taylor

The Northern Irish triathlete has her sights firmly set on medal glory at Rio 2016.

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