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Snowsill Returns at Seoul Triathlon

snowsill returns at seoul triathlon 300x280   Snowsill Returns at Seoul TriathlonEmma Snowsill will return to race at the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Seoul. The Beijing Olympic champion was in recovery after a hip surgery in 2009 when a incapacitating virus struck her. Snowsill was a spectator when compatriot Emma Moffatt won the first Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship title in GoldCoast, Australia.

The young Aussie was absent from triathlon events since June of last year. However, Snowsill is optimistic that she still has a fighting chance for the 2010 world championship crown. “My body feels good, my last couple of weeks training have been very solid, and I’m highly motivated to have a good season following the frustrations I endured with injury last year.”

Looking forward to raise her world ranking, Snowsill sees the remaining six Series events and two World Cup races as her lifeline to victory. “With the big races coming up in Europe and the…

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Atkinson Pulls Out from Sydney Triathlon

atkinson pulls out sydney triathlon   Atkinson Pulls Out from Sydney Triathlon

The opening race at the Dextro Energy Triathlon this Sunday will not have Olympian Courtney Atkinson in the roster of the men’s team for Australia. He was forced to step down from the competition due to his slow recovery from a virus.

On his website, Atkinson wrote the reasons for his pull out. “My recovery from the Mooloolaba World Cup wasn’t as good as expected and I had some unexpected complications ongoing from the illness I was carrying. It is a long season with 10-15 races planned over the next 5 months so this is a small hickup in a big year. I am so close to being 100% that it is such a hard decision not to race our home World Championship Race, but I think it is the right decision considering my aim is to Win the World Championship and 90% of that racing will be in Europe in…

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