As 2018 comes to a close, we’re looking back on a year filled with incredible moments from our family of professional teams and athletes. The dedication these athletes put towards their competitive goals inspires us to ride, train, and push ourselves further, and it's also a vital component into how we create the best bikes.
Josh Amberger shocked the world last year when he emerged first out of the water during the 2017 Kona World Championship. He returned to Hawaii in 2018, but no longer as an up-and-comer. His is a story of tenacity and maturity, and it's one of the most unique of Kona 2018, one he shared with us in his own words.
Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae is amongst the most beloved stars of triathlon. And that’s all thanks to her fierce competitive drive, affable disposition, and never-say-die attitude. We sat down with Rinny a few days after Kona to gain some insight into the mind of a legendary competitor with a new outlook on life.
Daniela Ryf is the most dominant triathlete of her generation. After winning her fourth consecutive Kona world championship, she sat down with us a few days after her historic win to hear about the race day from her unique point of view, in her own words. You don’t want to miss this video interview.
In one of the most epic Kona World Championships in the event's storied history, records were shattered and expectations about the limits of human performance were obliterated. Daniela Ryf successfully defended her three consecutive titles by winning number four this past Saturday in the most dramatic fashion imaginable.
Daniela Ryf is the most dominant triathlete of her generation, and is well on her way to being considered the greatest of all time. She's the reigning, three-time Kona World Champion. So how does she find the motivation to keep training, competing, and suffering in a way that only a few elite endurance athletes ever have?
Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae is one of the biggest superstars the sport of triathlon has ever seen. After stepping away from competition in 2017 to welcome the arrival of her first child, daughter Isabelle, Rinny is back in a big way in 2018. After several wins this season, she has made the Kona World Championship her top objective.
Josh Amberger shocked the world last year by being the first out of the water after the swim leg at the Kona World Championship. A year older and a fair bit wiser this time around, Josh is ready for his sophomore effort at Kona. And no matter what his strategy may be, he’ll come out swinging, ready to fight for the win.
Kaisa Sali has finished in fifth place at each of the past two Kona World Championship races. The rising star from Finland is preparing for her third Kona event in 2018, and she’s eager to go a few places higher and take a podium finish. And hardly anyone would bet against her. After all, third time's the charm, right?
Five years ago, Camilla Pedersen suffered a traumatic brain injury after a bike crash during a training ride. After three weeks in a coma, the rising Danish triathlon star was given a grim diagnosis. But now, after a long road of recovery, she's back to her winning ways. Hear what she has to say about her road to recovery.
Daniela Ryf has won a record fourth 70.3 world championship, obliterating one of the fiercest fields to take victory in dominating fashion. All told, she took the win in a total time of 4:01:12, which included the fastest bike split of the entire event. Now she will turn her attention to capturing a fourth Kona title in October.
The penultimate round of the World Triathlon Series went down this past weekend in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and several Felt athletes scored some big results. Joanna Brown of Canada took a solid fourth place finish overall. In the men’s race, Andreas Schilling of Denmark took fifth place overall.
One of triathlon racing’s biggest stars is back for what should be an incredible 2018 season. Three-time Kona Ironman World Champion Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae took a year off form competition last season to welcome her first child into the world. After a long winter of training, the Australian is back.
On a pleasant morning in Chattanooga, Tennessee, triathletes from around the world woke up to perfect racing conditions to take on the Ironman 70.3 World Championships. In the pro women’s division, Felt athlete Daniela Ryf proved, yet again, to be the most dominant competitor in the sport.
Daniela Ryf won the Ironman Kona World Championship on Saturday, her second consecutive victory in triathlon’s most prestigious event. The Swiss athlete, sponsored by Felt Bicycles, finished the event with an overall time of 08:46:46, smashing the previous overall women’s course record.
Ritch Viola is the founder of Every Man Jack, a company that produces a complete line of grooming products for men. An accomplished age group triathlete, Ritch formed his own team in 2011 to help promote his business, but discovered so much more about how he could contribute to the triathlon community.
Meet Daniela Ryf, the new triathlon world champion. The Swiss star has emerged as the new dominant force in the sport of triathlon thanks to a stunning performance on the big island of Hawaii, where she earned her maiden Ironman World Championship. Get to know this once and future queen of Kona.
Swiss triathlon star Daniela Ryf cannot stop winning. Ryf took her second consecutive Ironman 70.3 World Championship this past weekend in Austria. We caught up with triathlon's fastest rising star shortly after her win for a glimpse into the unique mind of a multi-time world champion.
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