Are Athletes Really Getting Faster, Better, Stronger?

The debate is as old as physical competition. Are stars like Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps, and Serena Williams genetic freaks put on Earth to dominate their respective sports? Or are they simply normal people who overcame their biological limits through sheer force of will and obsessive training?

Race Review: Best in the West Triathlon Festival

This late-summer triathlon features a fresh mountain-fed lake, open water swim, with a hearty and scenic ride through rural countryside, wrapped up with a road run along the densely wooded Foster Lake and Hughes Creek. All of this is brought together with great event organization and execution, delivering one of Oregon’s best triathlon festivals.