Norway’s Gustav Iden has become the first ever PTO Canadian Open Champion, proving himself the strongest in a dramatic race in Edmonton.
Australia’s Ashleigh Gentle wins the PTO Canadian Open to claim $100,000 ahead of Canada’s Paula Findlay and the USA’s Chelsea Sodaro.
The PTO Canadian Open gets underway tomorrow, with one of the strongest fields ever assembled in pro triathlon ready for action in Edmonton.
The men’s field for the first PTO Canadian Open has been announced and we’re in for some ferocious racing from a stacked start list.
The women’s field for the first PTO Canadian Open has been announced and we’re in for some ferocious racing from a stacked start list.
Boundary-pushing performances at Sub7Sub8 and Laura Philipp’s spectacular IM Hamburg win highlight the excitement of long-course tri racing.
Team Sanders stormed to victory at the first PTO Pro Am with Haven Shepherd, Lionel Sanders and Paul Felder swimming, cycling and running to cross the tape first in Downtown LA. The inaugural PTO Pro Am showcased the sizzling speed and spectacular strength of PTO professionals, Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) athletes and amateur special guests […]
The first-ever PTO Pro Am will take place in Los Angeles this Sunday, 15 May – here’s what to expect and how to watch. The PTO Pro Am will see six of the world’s top-ranked PTO professionals racing an Olympic-distance triathlon alongside Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) athletes and special guests including former UFC star Paul […]
Daniela Ryf and Kristian Blummenfelt take PTO World #1 spots following spectacular performances at the Ironman World Championships in St. George. It was a day of epic racing over the full distance in St George and winners Daniela Ryf and Kristian Blummenfelt were truly next level. With any point score above 100 signalling an extraordinary […]
The Ironman World Championship in St. George features a stellar cast of athletes seeking glory. Learn about the contenders in our race preview. The stage is set for the ‘Battle of Champions’ at the Ironman World Championships in St. George, Utah. This is the first time that the race will be held outside the island […]
The Collins Cup and World Triathlon Multisport World Championships is the ultimate festival of pro racing, age-group events and family fun. Here’s what you can look forward to! Here at PTO HQ, we’re getting seriously excited about our latest announcement – the full line-up of events at this year’s Collins Cup – and how this […]
Nicola Spirig is undoubtedly one of the most successful professional triathletes to ever compete in the sport and 2022, after 25 years in triathlon, marks her last season racing as a professional. From short to long-course, there are few accolades that Spirig does not have to her name. Olympic gold from the 2012 London Olympic […]
The pro triathlon season jumped into high gear with world-class racing at 70.3 Oceanside plus action at IM South Africa and Challenge Salou. Ironman 70.3 Oceanside Jackson Laundry’s Breakout Win and A Photo Finish For The Ages! After a tough swim and challenging bike course, Jackson Laundry left T2 in close succession with Ben Kanute, […]
2021 continues to be a stellar year in the world of triathlon with the performance bar being raised at all distances ahead of the inaugural Collins Cup, which is now just a month away! In this edition of the Tri Bulletin, we cover the Olympic individual races, the possibility of seeing an Olympic Champion at […]
This week’s edition of Tri Bulletin is chock-full of all the latest from the triathlon world. PTO athletes have once again put forward some epic performances in IM UK, Lanzarote and beyond. Meanwhile, Alistair Brownlee confirms his long-course focus and Lucy Charles is gunning for Frodo’s world record. We’ve also seen the release of part […]
With the race season in full swing and under 70 days to the Collins Cup, there’s plenty going on in the world of pro triathlon. The Zwift Tri Battle Royale will see two of the sport’s greats – Jan Frodeno and Lionel Sanders go to war in Germany in what’s sure to be a speed […]
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South Africa, star Henri Schoeman shares his journey to professional triathlon and also discusses what it would mean to represent his country for Team Internationals at the inaugural Collins Cup…
Follow one of the biggest stories in sport. ‘Greater Than One’ tackles elite athlete’s highs and lows and all that comes with striving to reach the pinnacle of their sport whilst embracing motherhood. In episode one, Team USA hopeful Chelsea Sodaro shares her hopes ahead of the arrival of her baby and her dreams for […]
Emma Pallant-Browne and Bart Aernouts topped the podiums at IRONMAN 70.3 Florida after some thrilling weekend action in the Sunshine State. Battling the heat and humidity, the pair showcased their undoubted qualities in challenging conditions at Lake Eva Community Park, Haines City. Belgian star Aernouts, currently ranked #27 in the Team Europe qualification standings for […]
Ironman 70.3 Dubai offered many elite triathletes their first competition of 2021 in the searing desert heat. The race proved to be an intriguing spectacle as a contingent of the world’s top stars fought for share of a $15,000 prize purse. Daniela Ryf and Daniel Bækkegård claimed victory in the women’s and men’s races respectively, […]
To mark International Women’s Day 2021, the Professional Triathletes Organisation celebrates the way its athletes fight, and triumph, against adversity. The PTO has actively championed the growth of women’s triathlon, with equality from a prize money and a participation perspective. It is a goal which many were already fighting for. Six years have passed since […]
The journey to a career in elite professional sport requires a special type of competitive spirit, and few embody it more than Renee Kiley. For a large period of her adult life, competing at the very top level would have seemed an impossibility for the Australian. But triathlon not only provided a route back to […]
The last couple of years have been anything but straightforward for Fenella Langridge. The global COVID-19 pandemic has made training, racing and travelling to events at best a headache, at worst impossible. 2021 has started in a similar fashion for the British star, which means warm-weather training camps in the Canary Islands have been exchanged […]
While elite triathletes around the world deal with lockdown life due to the COVID-19 pandemic, professionals in New Zealand carry on in relative normality. The country closed its borders early, locked down hard and almost eradicated the virus. This has allowed professional triathletes to train without restriction, and events like the recent PTO-supported Rotorua Suffer […]
Last year saw several triathletes hit top form across a series of elite-level events, culminating in that epic showdown at the PTO 2020 Championship at CHALLENGEDAYTONA® A number of stellar performances from the PTO 2020 Championship have now been duly rewarded with significant moves up the PTO World Rankings. Women’s champion Paula Findlay climbed into the […]
Sam Appleton is not alone; he is just one of many professional triathletes trying to make plans for the 2021 season in the midst of a global pandemic. The ongoing uncertainty means the possibility of events being cancelled and territories ushering in new travel restrictions, all potentially at short notice. Sam, now aged 30 and […]
Sam Long and Lionel Sanders are united by an unwavering competitive spirit as well as their elite excellence as triathletes. During the past year, the pair have been locked in a fierce battle to be crowned ‘King of the Mountain’ for the gruelling 34km uphill bike route at Mount Lemmon in Arizona. With the triathlon […]
The PTO World Rankings have been updated to include the stunning performances from the PTO 2020 Championship at CHALLENGEDAYTONA® in December. Gustav Iden and Paula Findlay claimed brilliant victories in Florida to climb into the top 10 and increase their hopes of earning a coveted automatic qualification spot at the 2021 Collins Cup. Iden’s outstanding […]
After a thrilling PTO 2020 Championship at CHALLENGEDAYTONA®, the latest PTO World Rankings have now been published ahead of the 2021 triathlon season. The PTO World Rankings system is designed to identify and rank the world’s best Professional triathletes who participate in professional longer, non-drafting events. The system measures consistent excellence and helps determine year-end […]
After his stunning performance at the PTO 2020 Championship at CHALLENGEDAYTONA® in December, Britain’s George Goodwin is eager to represent the continent of Europe in May’s Collins Cup. The 24-year-old produced a scintillating display across all three disciplines at the world-famous Daytona Speedway® circuit to finish third, earning a handsome $50,000 in the process. However, […]
Lucy Hall, Simone Mitchell, Chris Leiferman and James Cunnama have been selected as the final wildcards for the PTO 2020 Championship at CHALLENGEDAYTONA®. They complete a list of 20 wildcard athletes who top off the strongest field ever assembled by the sport. The wildcards join 80 all-star automatic qualifiers in a monumental battle for that […]
Sam Long, Magnus Ditlev, Renee Kiley and Danielle Dingman have been selected as the latest wildcards for the PTO 2020 Championship at CHALLENGEDAYTONA®. In Sam Long and Magus Ditlev we see the young guns of the sport rightfully stepping up to a championship calibre competition. Both in their early 20’s, their recent performances have announced […]
Jonny Brownlee, Lisa Norden, Henri Schoeman and Angela Naeth are the latest wildcard selections for the PTO 2020 Championship at CHALLENGEDAYTONA® With Jonny Brownlee and Henri Schoeman joining Jonny’s brother, Alistair, and Javier Gomez on the start line, the star-studded field will have every men’s Olympic medal winner from both the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, […]
Latest PTO 2020 Championship wildcards announced Gustav Iden, Flora Duffy, Tim Don and Jessica Learmonth are the latest triathlon superstars to be selected as wildcards for the PTO 2020 Championship at CHALLENGEDAYTONA®. The quartet now have the opportunity to take their places on the start line to bid for a record-breaking $1,000,000 purse before a […]
PTO spices up Daytona mix with wildcard choices An all-star cast for the PTO 2020 Championship at CHALLENGEDAYTONA® got even stronger after the announcement of the first four wildcards for the huge showdown on December 6. Vincent Luis, Georgia Taylor-Brown, Kristian Blummenfelt and Nicola Spirig have all been selected to join the 80 automatic qualifiers […]