- Nine races, including Escape from Alcatraz and XTERRA European Championships took place last weekend.
- Sam Long won his third race in a row by beating Ben Kanute and Rudy Von Berg in Escape from Alcatraz.
- Taylor Knibb outpaced the competition to earn her first WTS title since 2019 in Leeds, England.
- Mathieu Van der Poel, a favorite of the upcoming Olympic games, was crowned XTERRA European Champion in Czech Republic.
Trifindr’s hot take:
This past weekend was a busy one for the triathlon community with nine big races taking place. Among the notable performances, Sam Long earned his third win in a row, further cementing his status as one of the premier triathletes today. Taylor Knibb also made waves with a victory in Leeds that marked her first WTS title since 2019. Finally, Mathieu Van der Poel showed his dominance in the XTERRA European Championships, further cementing his status as a favorite heading into the upcoming Olympic games. These impressive displays of athleticism are sure to inspire newcomers and seasoned triathletes alike.