Games pair return for Luke Harrop Memorial

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Triathon Australia: February 23, 2018: Queensland Commonwealth Games representatives Matt Hauser and Luke Willian and inform Sydney nursing graduate Emma Jeffcoat will headline Sunday’s Gold Coast Triathlon/Luke Harrop Memorial and Australian Sprint Championships at Southport.
 
The biggest domestic race on the Gold Coast is dedicated to the life and times of one of the Coast’s most talented and popular athletes, Luke Harrop, who, at just 23 on January 12, 2002, lost his life as the result of a traffic incident while on a warm up ride in preparation for the second race of the 2002 Accenture Triathlon Series.


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CHRIS MCCORMACK - PROFILE

Chris McCormack or "Macca" is a name synonymous with the sport of triathlon not only in Australia but around the world, a popular figure who has swum, ridden and run his way into legendary status in the non-stop multi-sport world of triathlon.


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Bill Chaffey throws caution to the wind in Games countdown

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Triathlon Australia: February 17, 2018: Five-time World Champion Bill Chaffey will go into April’s Commonwealth Games in the best shape of his life after using all his experience to master today’s windswept conditions in the inaugural ITU Paratriathlon World Cup in Devonport.
 
The 42-year-old Gold Coaster made a spectacular return to elite racing for the first time since last May to defeat fellow Rio Paralympian Nic Beveridge (QLD), Germany’s Benjamin Lenatz, and Australian pair, former wheelchair basketballer Scott Crowley (SA) and Australian para cycling star Alex Welsh (Victoria).


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Copeland overcomes Devonport curse as Jeffcoat defends her crown

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Triathlon Australia: February 17, 2018: Kingscliff young gun Brandon Copeland has broken his Devonport curse, producing a winning kick to take out today’s OTU Oceania Sprint Triathlon Championship.
 
The 21-year-old has overcome a flat tyre and illness in his previous starts to continue what has been a flying start to the season.


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Ryan Bailie and Charlotte McShane ready for hill of a climb in Devonport

 

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Triathlon Australia: February 15, 2018: Saturday’s 2018 Oceania Sprint Triathlon Championships in Devonport will feature an Olympian keen to get back on his bike, the hill-climbing Commonwealth Games debutant and a host of youngsters determined to keep the stars honest over the telling, wind-swept sprint course.


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Lauren Parker ready to inspire the nation in her quest for Commonwealth Games

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Triathlon Australia: January 14, 2018: Twenty-eight-year-old Newcastle triathlete Lauren Parker could well become the inspiration of the nation in the countdown to this year’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. 
 
The former Ironman triathlete, who was second in her age group in the Ironman World Championship in 2015, is now confined to a wheelchair after an horrific and freakish bike riding accident last April crushed her career and changed her life forever.


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