Thursday, April 7, 2011

2011 Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon Men's World Cup, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Austalia; 26 March.

Hi all

Main Link:  my Smugmug photo gallery on the 2011 Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon Men's Wolrd Cup, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Austalia.

Great result for the Aussies: First place: Brad Kahlefeldt, second place: Brendan Sexton, who pushed France's David Hauss into third. Here are some pics from a thrilling afternoon

1. World Number 1, Javier Gomez
Javier Gomez - 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Men. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Saturday 26 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com.

2. "They're Off!' - The Start
2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Men. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Saturday 26 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

3. The washing machine
2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Men. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Saturday 26 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

4. World Number 9 David Hauss
David Hauss - 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Men. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Saturday 26 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

5. Vincent Luis
Vincent Luis - 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Men. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Saturday 26 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

6. World Number 1, Javier Gomez
Javier Gomez - 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Men. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Saturday 26 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com.

7. Stuart Hayes, David Hauss, Laurent Vidal, Javier Gomez

Stuart Hayes, David Hauss, Laurent Vidal, Javier Gomez - 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Men. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Saturday 26 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com.

8. Triumphant Australian winner Brad Kahlefeldt
Brad Kahlefeldt - 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Men. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Saturday 26 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

9. Aussie Brandan Sexton comes second, pushing David Hauss into third place
Brendan Sexton - 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Men. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Saturday 26 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

10. Reflections - Leonardo Chacon
Leonardo Chacon - 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Men. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Saturday 26 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com

Here's the link to the photo gallery (176 pics).

Thanks for looking.

Regards

Des
http://disci.smugmug.com/Sports/Triathlons
Brisbane Sports Photographer
PS: I have listed almost entirely different sets of images for this event in my other two photo-blogs here: Myspace, and Wordpress. Des.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

2011 Mooloolaba ITU Women's World Cup Triathlon, Sunshine Coast, 27 March.

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Hi all

Main Link: My Smugmug Photo Gallery on the 2011 Mooloolaba ITU Women's World Cup Triathlon.

Our next installment of Mooloolaba Triathlon goodness is the Women's ITU World Cup for elite competitors. Last year's Noosa Triathlon third-placegetter, Kiwi Nicky Samuels won here. Popular Aussie Emma Moffatt was second, and 2010 Sydney World Championship stage winner, Chilean Barbara Riveros Diaz came third. Some pics:

Swedish Triathlon star Lisa Norden
Lisa Norden - 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Women. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Sunday 27 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com.

"GO!" - The Start


Liz Blatchford
Liz Blatchford - 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Women. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Sunday 27 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson.

Winner Nicky Samuels and Daniela Ryf with their brilliant bike leg breakaway
Winner Nicky Samuels & Daniela Ryf lead their bold breakaway on the bike leg - 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Women. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Sunday 27 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com.

The second chase pack struggles up the hill towards Alexandra Headland
2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Women. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Sunday 27 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson.

Kerry Lang (GBR, right) & Sarah Groff (USA, left) speed up down the hill from Alexandra Headland
Kerry Lang (GBR, right) & Sarah Groff (USA, left) - 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Women. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Sunday 27 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com.

Rachel Klamer feels the pain
Rachel Klamer - 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Women. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Sunday 27 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson.

Canadian Paula Findlay
Canadian Triathlon 'Uber-Star' Paula Findlay brilliantly catches up to, stays with, & then beats Vendula Frintova - - 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Women. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Sunday 27 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com.

The crowd acknowledges winner Nicky Samuels
Closing in on a well deserved win, Kiwi Nicky Samuels - 2011 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon - Women. Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival, Sunday 27 March 2011, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Photos by Des Thureson: http://disci.smugmug.com.

Here's the link to my Smugmug photo gallery on this Mooloolaba ITU World Cup Triathlon.

Here's the 2010 gallery also.

Here are the Photoshelter galleries, (if you prefer Brisbane-sourced prints): 2010, 2011.

Thanks for looking

Des
http://disci.smugmug.com/Sports/Triathlons

2011 Mooloolaba Women's ITU World Cup Triathlon - Images by Des Thureson