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Frontrunners...

Here are three former collegiate athletes who are first-year triathletes. All appear to have star potential.

danDaniel Hedgecock, 23, Minneapolis

Ran Track & Cross Country at the University of Missouri

2010 Tri Resume:

IN CASE EWER CURIOUS ABOUT BEN...

Ben CoverLate last month we noticed that 2009 Minnesota Grand Master of the Year and USAT coverboy Ben Ewers was registered for both the Gear West Duathlon and the Land Between the Lakes Triathlon, events that are contested on the same day.

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SINGING THE PRAISES OF THE UNSUNG HERO...

Elvis on bikeBy Bonnie Bodhisattva

"Do you

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A MOUNTAIN OF MILESTONES....

MMA nominations; then a truckload of MMA awards. US AOY honorable mentions; then the AOY crown. Enough milestones to build a pyramid.Midwest Series

On Saturday another stone was placed upon Cathy Yndestad's growing pile of rock-solid accomplishments. On Saturday, she won the venerable Apple Duathlon, a wonderful cap-feather in itself, but doing so also made her the first woman in the storied 11-year history of the Midwest Multisport Series to win all 10 of its member races. And with that quietly historic triumph on Saturday, she joined David Thompson as the MMS's most successful participants....

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More Yoga Stuff

The benefit of revving up or relaxing with yoga

Hilary Patzer headshotBy Hilary Patzer

There are three basic components that are involved in a well rounded athlete. These are endurance, strength and mind-body synergy. Yoga is a key factor in the mind-body synergy aspect. Yoga is celebrated for relaxation, stretching, strengthening, and awakening our bodies. Yoga is an incredibly versatile exercise modality which can be done at the end of a workout, as a workout, or as a warm up- before running, riding, swimming, skiing, or strength training. When yoga is used as a warm-up or before regular exercise, it is different than yoga used at the end of a workout in which the goal is mind body connection, relaxation, calming energy, and peacefulness.

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