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Athlinks Ignited is a group of influential athletes who represent the Athlinks brand on the web and at the starting line. Follow our Ambassadors as they share their journey and encourage athletes from everywhere to join, compete and connect...
Are you an emotional athlete? When I used to race ITU, I dreaded racing in the rain. The close pack of riders on twisty, turny, wet roads scared the crap out of me (not literally, just figuratively). I witnessed too...
Live your life with arms wide open Today is where your book begins The rest is still unwritten- Natasha Bedingfield “Unwritten” Athletes seem to feel they have a shelf-life, that the glory days of yore will never be reproduced, that since fast times...
“I lost my whole life. My military career, my family. I was homeless on the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina.”  The journey to a Spartan race podium—much less, a Spartan race start line—has been anything but easy for Scott Giltner...
Colorado resident Chris Lloyd finished climbing all of the fourteeners in Colorado — mountain peaks with elevations of at least 14,000 feet — and was looking for a new challenge. He found it when the Blueprint for Athletes Leadman...
Each summer the town of Leadville, Colorado transforms into an endurance athlete’s high altitude playground. Since its conception in 1983, the Leadville Race Series, taking place at 13,000 feet, has built a reputation as one of the most challenging...
He’s escaped from Alcatraz, traversed dangerous waters in the Grand Canyon, and dominated Ironman competitions around the country. Now Willie Stewart is hoping to add the title of Leadman to his extensive endurance sports resume. Having lost his left...
We've got our sunglasses on, the air conditioning cranked up, and our swimsuits at the ready. Summer is here, and with it comes peak race season. With so many options out there, it can be hard to pick out the...
We’re celebrating Women in Sports with stories from badass athletes and powerful voices in the endurance community. Jenn Dice is both. The 14-time Leadville Trail 100 MTB competitor finished her first race when female participation was exceptionally low, and...
To celebrate women in sports this month, we sat down with one of the biggest names in endurance racing: Amelia Boone. In the 6 years since obstacle course racing exploded onto the endurance scene, Amelia has racked up an impressive...