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A Triathlete Finds his Tribe

“I’ve been a triathlete most of my life. Basically I trained on my own.” Now, Dr. Max Henry, age 62, has about 20 compatriots who turn to him for his decades of experience and to train in the High Performance Endless Pool in his basement.

A Paralympian's Top 3 Benefits of Endless Pools Training

Since Joe Townsend lost both his legs in Afghanistan, he's been on the move more than ever. The Royal Marine Commando-turned-paratriathlete has competed at the IRONMAN World Championships in Hawaii, in ITU events from Geneva to Yokohama, and at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. After his fateful accident in 2008, ...

PHOTOS: Highlights of our Time in Kona

Team Endless Pools® returned this week from the IRONMAN® World Championship presented by GoPro in Kona, Hawaii. These photos (and one video) capture some of their most memorable moments.

IRONMAN Athletes in Kona Say...

Triathlon's biggest event -- the IRONMAN® World Championship presented by GoPro -- is set for this weekend, and world-class athletes are already in Kailua-Kona training for the big day. Endless Pools® has been offering test-swims in our two pools (with underwater treadmills) just steps from the race's swim start, Kailua ...

Making a Splash at ITU Chicago

This month, the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago hosted athletes from around the globe. With our entrance-adjacent booth, Endless Pools® proudly welcomed them all to the Expo in historic Grant Park. Our very first swimmer: the UK’s Amy Pritchard. After taking her age group’s Aquathlon gold medal, she returned ...

How Triathlete Raul Tejada Made the Leap to Pro

After turning pro at age 25, triathlete Raul Tejada suggests a two-tiered strategy: “time and consistency. Never give up. Just focus on training well with the best equipment on the market! The Endless Pool has helped so much on my weakest leg.”

The “Revolutionary City” Hosts a Revolutionary Triathlon

This weekend, we again joined the REV3 Triathlon Series, this time in Williamsburg, VA. Before Sunday’s Olympic and Half-REVs, the festivities kicked off with a full-moon Friday-the-13th Glow-in-the-Dark 5K and 1-mile Fun Run. Saturday afternoon saw fun for all with the family-friendly “Little REV.” “The REV Adventure Kids Race is ...

Why Do World-Class Athletes Train in a Humble Yorkshire Shed?

From the outside, it looks like a rustic two-car garage next to a cricket ground. Inside, it’s no more glamorous, but it contains the Elite Endless Pool used by Alistair and Jonny Brownlee, two-time Olympic triathlon medalists.

REV3 Comes to Quassy

Quassy Amusement Park is best known for its Wooden Warrior roller coaster. Last weekend, warriors of a different kind came to swim, bike, and run as the REV3 Triathlon Series took over with an Olympic-distance Triathlon, 70.3 Half REV, and opportunities to warm up and train in an Endless Pool. ...

REV3 Rush – Richmond Wrap-up

Last weekend, the REV3 triathlon series took over the Richmond International Raceway, and the format – designed for fun-for-all, full-throttle action – was as distinctive as the location. REV3 Rush is a dynamic, draft-legal race, consisting of a 250-meter swim, 5-mile bike, and a 1.25-mile run. With a variety of ...

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