Coming up in November, there will be a club competition (Nov 29th-Dec 5th). I’d like to have as many DSTC members join up for the 70.3VR World Championships. You will also be teammates with my local swim, run squads as well as DSTC members. Click here to learn more! Four of my athletes participated [...]
Ironman legends Dave Scott and Mark Allen joined Triathlete LIVE for the Kona Special before the start of the World Championships. » Watch Now!
Tune into Ride Shimano Radio at the 2019 Kona World Championships with two legends of the sport, Craig Alexander and Dave Scott. Listen Now!
Thirty three seconds was the margin of my victory in the 1983 World Ironman Championships. With 5 miles to go, my friend, Pat, hollered at me, “Dave just over 5 minutes ahead. Tinley looks great; get going!” Two miles to go, I was down to two minutes. I barely hung on and if there were [...]
After training for months leading up to your "A" triathlon, managing post-race recovery can be difficult. Some athletes just sit on the couch, and others try to maintain their typical training routine. Both are mistakes! Check out this video to learn my simple, proven plan for the first 5 days after an IRONMAN. By following my [...]
After having the privilege of coaching 3x IRONMAN World Champion Craig Alexander for a few years, we've become good friends. Next Thursday night we're teaming up again – along with multisport legend Bob Babbitt -- for a very elegant evening at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. The evening includes: Reception and photos with Craig, [...]
I'm often asked which Hawaii IRONMAN was my favorite and most memorable. My answer often surprises people. Recently my partner HOKA ONE ONE featured me in one of its episodes of Humans of HOKA. In it, I talk about why the 1996 IRONMAN World Championships was my best race ever. I hope you enjoy it. [...]
In the 3rd episode of my series Progressive Swim Skills All Triathletes Should Master I cover an important topic: arm trajectory. Triathletes quite often exhibit one of these arm trajectory problems: In an effort to gain more "distance per stroke" (a teaching styles that drives me nuts!), they over-extend their reach. This causes their elbow [...]
You need a bulletproof plan for tough conditions, and this video will help get you started. In it, Dave reveals his Heat Index Formula and Crowie Alexander shares some tips for staying cool in hot and humid conditions. Check it out here...
I’m in Kona right now, along with thousands of athletes, fans, media and industry bigshots… eagerly awaiting this Saturday’s IRONMAN World Championship. This is the ideal time for me to answer a question that I’m frequently asked: How can I best return to training immediately after my race? Here’s my 5-day prescription for the vast [...]