• Triathlon
    Three race day hacks for triathlon success
    09 May 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Swim, bike, run. The three components of a triathlon. Simple, right? What many people don't realise is that there's actually a fourth discipline in a triathlon. Transition. How do you switch from swim to bike, then bike to run without getting flustered and making costly mistakes, or taking a big chunk of time? The clock's still ticking...
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    Meet Daphne Belt, the 80-year old triathlete
    08 May 2019 / Martin McKinlay
    Daphne Belt is living proof that you're never too old to #GetThere. Daphne was fifty when she started competing in triathlons. This year she'll be turning 80 but she's not slowing down any time soon. Wiggle buying manager Martin McKinlay, who competes in the 30-34 age group, caught up with Daphne to find out more about her illustrious...
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    From gym to Ironman - Annie's story
    02 Apr 2019 / Annabelle Lancaster
    It was January 2011. New year, new me. Like many of those 'New Year’s Resolution-ers,’ I'd decided to lose a bit of weight and get fitter. I'd been getting out of breath walking up a flight of stairs so I needed to make a change. Along with countless others at that time of year, I joined a gym. Little did I know, I was...
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    How will you challenge yourself in 2019?
    12 Mar 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Is it the sense of achievement when you cross that finish line? The medal? The celebration afterwards? Maybe you challenge yourself to raise money for a cause close to your heart. Whatever the reason, we want you to cross your next finish line with us. This year, Wiggle has teamed up with Human Race to bring you an unforgettable calendar of world-...
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    YOU CAN: David Pearson
    28 Jan 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Fifty. For many of us, it's a milestone we'll want to remember. A holiday of a lifetime, a gathering of all of our family and friends, a dream purchase... With only three years left of his 40s, David Pearson came up with a more unusual way to mark the big five-o. Fifty challenges before fifty. David had always been active in his youth. He...
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    Racing in the Age Group Triathlon European Championships 2018
    19 Sep 2018 / Martin McKinlay
    It’s not every day that you’re doing your weekend shopping and you receive an email from British Triathlon congratulating you for making the Age Group squad for the European Championships . A year of training harder than I ever have before had paid off. My performance at the qualifying event at Thorpe Park in September last year had...
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    My first triathlon
    18 Jul 2018 / Peter Henry
    I am a lucky man; just over three months ago I got a cool job as a senior UI developer at Wiggle and it is a great place to work. Not long after I started I spotted a message on Yammer, our internal social network, from our Marketing Team: Are you training for your first Triathlon? Or maybe you're taking the next step and upping your distance...
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    The ÖTILLÖ SwimRun
    10 Jul 2018 / Harvey Bennett
    SwimRun is small but rapidly growing multisport that can take you to some beautiful places. Wiggle Chief Marketing Officer, Harvey Bennett, recently took part in his first SwimRun – The Otillo Isles of Scilly SwimRun event. Below he gives us an insight into the sport. Having competed in triathlons for over ten years and completed many...
  • Triathlon
    What's in your tri bag?
    08 Feb 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    With three disciplines to prepare for, being organised is key to triathlon success. Here, Wiggle Buying Manager Martin McKinlay tells us about what's in his kit bag. Keep everything organised with the . You can zip multiple Kitbrix together and the interchangable icons make it easy to locate what you need at-a-glance. Multiple compartments...
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    Q&A with Sailfish founder Jan Sibberson
    10 Nov 2017 / Nassrin Chamanian
    During his recent visit to the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Buying Manager Martin McKinlay was lucky enough to meet up with sailfish founder and MD, Jan Sibberson and ask him some quick-fire questions. Jan is a highly talented Ironman himself (a regular ‘first out of the water athlete’) and current sponsor of the newly crowned...

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